Friday, September 20, 2019

Grilled Golden Trout with Turmeric

1 fresh golden trout
1 tsp turmeric powder
salt and black pepper to taste
olive oil

Coconut Jelly Dessert

1 packet of agar agar powder
6 cups water
1 can coconut milk + water to make 3 cups in total
sugar to taste

Chicken Rice Garlic Chilli Sauce

Home grown spicy hot korean chilli peppers!

15 fresh red chilli - remove seeds and cut into pieces
2 chilli padi  - remove seeds (I omitted this as I used korean chilli pepper which is hot)
3 cloves garlic
2 slices ginger
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cane sugar
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp chicken stock
2 tbsp lime juice

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Almond Tofu and Peach Dessert

Washington's fame may be apples and cherries, but these tree ripen peaches definitely deserve a place next to them!  Large and super sweet yellow peaches and white peaches and not forgetting the nectarines too! Pair them with almond tofu or eat it on its own....the taste is pure bliss!

1 packet of agar agar powder
2 yellow peaches - peeled and cut into cubes
6 cups water
1 can evaporated milk + water to make 3 cups in total
sugar to taste

Stir Fried Romano Beans with Chicken in Black Bean Sauce

handful of romano beans, ends trimmed and slice into thin strips
chicken breast - slice into thin pieces
2 tbsp black bean sauce
2 cloves garlic - chopped
dash of sesame oil
vegetable oil

Monday, September 9, 2019

Stir Fried Romano Beans with Fish Cake

Summer season, summer produce.  Thanks to my neighbour who gave me a bunch of these home grown romano beans, giving me the chance to try several dishes!

handful of romano beans - remove ends and cut into one inch length.
fish cake - cut into strips
2 cloves garlic - chopped
salt and pepper to taste 
few tbsp water
vegetable oil

Japanese Sweet Potato with Quinoa Dessert

1 japanese sweet potato - peeled and cut into cubes
red dates
3 tbsp quinoa
few pandan leaves
3 cups water
sugar to taste

Friday, August 30, 2019

Thai Grilled Pork Neck with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Recipe from here
(Serves 4-6 pax)
1kg pork neck (pork collar), cut into wide slabs about ½ inch thick
(Hub used pork tenderloin and the meat did not have enough fats) 

3 tbsp grated palm sugar (or 2 tbsp brown sugar)
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp whisky, optional

Jaew Dipping Sauce  Adapted from She Simmers
¼ cup thinly sliced shallots
¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
½ tsp galangal powder, optional
⅓ cup fish sauce
Juice of one lime
2 tsp grated palm sugar (or brown sugar)
1 tbsp of toasted rice powder, optional
1 tbsp of dried red chilli flakes

Baked Pepper Pork Bun 胡椒餅

recipe from here
with pictorial steps

Ingredients (makes 8 pieces)
water dough (outer dough)
all purpose flour 320g
yeast 5g
water 200g (about 0.85 cup)
sugar 20g (about 5 tsp)
salt 1/2 tsp
lard 20g 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Fried egg with oysters

3 eggs
6 fresh oysters from a jar
some chopped green onion
2 tbsp light soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp vegetable oil