100% Crispy Roast Pork Belly Recipe 脆皮烧肉食谱

Pork is my favourite meat and in future years, it may become the only meat I’ll eat. That’s because I have developed sensitivity to the gamey smell of other meats like beef and especially that of lamb and mutton. Chicken, the frozen ones, are also showing potentials of going into my taboo list, thus I … Continue reading

Ngoh Hiang Recipe (五香滷肉卷)

Ngoh Hiang (五香滷肉卷) is 5-spiced pork rolls wrapped with translucent beancurd skin, a sheet different from those for making gingko barley dessert soup. Ngoh Hiang is great as an entrée or appetiser as well as a potluck dish for parties! Ngoh Hiang is a traditional must-have item at almost every Chinese New Year celebrating households … Continue reading

Hey Mambo

Italian Meatballs Ingredients: 450g Beef, ground. 225g Pork, ground. 1 Egg, large. ½ cup Parmesan Cheese, grated. ½ cup Breadcrumbs (dry). ¼ – ½ cup Milk (mix in slowly till enough to bind). ½ teaspoon Salt (or to taste). ½ – 1 teaspoon Oregano, dried. ¼ cup fresh Parsley, chopped (or 1 – 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

Kueh Pie Tee (Top Hat Pastry) 娘惹小金杯

Kueh Pie Tee is a filled pastry cup. The fillings can be strictly vegetables or with some meat and seafood. To make these pastry cups, you will need a special mould or you can buy ready-made cups from Asian restaurants selling Nonya food. The main ingredients for the filling are turnips and carrots, you can … Continue reading

Coca Cola Chicken Wings 可乐鸡翅

I love watching cooking videos on YouTube. One can most certainly find something old, something new, something complicated and something easy. For $12, I can get 4 kilos of chicken wings in QVM so yes we eat a lot of wings. I have deep-fried, pan-fried, braised, stewed, curried and steamed them for the last 10 weeks … Continue reading

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too!

There are no words! They serve breakfast and lunch too! Happy eating 🙂

Yummy Cupcakes

They have the tastiest cupcakes, cute cakepops, edible figurines, bonbonnieres, deluxe macarons (especially the Pistachios) in Melbourne. Some of their best sellers are Red Velvet, Berrylicious, Snowy Strawberry, Double Chocolate and Cookies n Cream. Happy celebrating 🙂

Crinkled Cut

Crinkled cut potato chips – Crispy on the outside, but not exactly crunchy. Happy dining 🙂

Baby Octopus and Prawn Meat

A quick boil in salted water, drained and drizzled with some fried chopped garlic oil and you’ll get a nice appetizer. Use these fresh seafood in your next marinara pasta dish! P.S. Simply add these to Sambal Tumis to make a delicious spicy Malay dish. See Sambal Enam for instructions. Happy cooking 🙂

Mini Burgers

Caramelised onions on a bed of sweet Thai chilli sauce. I like the size of the burgers because I can share as well as try other dishes. However, I find the buns too “crusty” and I had to stretch my mouth to eat it. But the reason to brunch here is the view. If I … Continue reading