Thursday, October 17, 2019

Steamed Cabbage Pork Bun







Ingredients
For the dough
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cups to 1 cup warm milk
1 tsp yeast
1 tsp sugar

Filling
Dash of white pepper
12 oz pork, not too lean
1 tsp minced ginger
2 stalks of green onions
some cabbage leaves
2 boiled eggs, cut into quarters

Seasonings
1 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp chinese rice cooking wine
2 tsp corn starch
2 tbsp sesame oil
some water for stirring

Tools
Bamboo leaves or parchment paper
Steamer  

Monday, October 7, 2019

Pan Fried Halibut Steak with Tomatoes



Ingredients
1 halibut steak
2 tomatoes - cut into quarters
2 slices of ginger - julienned
2 cloves garlic - chopped
half small onion - peeled and cut into thin slices
salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp cooking oil

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Baked Claypot Chicken and Pumpkin







A very tasty and healthy claypot dish that Hub often cook!

Ingredients
2 leg quarters
2 chicken wings
1/4 pumpkin = seeds removed and cut into cubes
1/2 small onion - peeled and sliced
2 cloves garlic - mashed
2 slices ginger
salt and pepper to taste

Rice Cooker Pork Rib with Pumpkin Rice




Recipe adapted from here
Ingredients
3/4 lb pork ribs - cut into small pieces
1/2 cup cubed pumpkin
2 tablespoons oil 
3 dried mushrooms, washed, soaked, drained, and cut into thin slices
2 slices ginger, chopped 
3 cloves garlic, chopped 
1/2 teaspoon sugar 
2 teaspoons light soy sauce
1/2 cup water 
1 cup uncooked rice
Water (use the amount appropriate to the type of rice you’re using and your rice cooker’s instructions) 
1 teaspoon salt 

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Claypot Fish with Zucchini and Spicy Korean Bean Paste




Ingredients
1 lb halibut fish meat
1/4 portion of a large zucchini - peeled and cut into 2 inch length
2 tbsp spicy korean bean paste
2 slices ginger
2 cloves garlic - chopped
8 fried tofu puff
1 stalk of green onion - ends trimmed and cut into 2 inch length 
salt and pepper to taste

Braised Pork Rib with Zucchini





Beautiful home grown zucchini which are organic, large and sweet.  Good to have a very nice neighbour who shared her bounty with us!





Ingredients
1 lb pork ribs - cleaned
a section of a large zucchini - peeled, pith and seeds removed and cut into 2 inch length
few slices ginger
2 cloves garlic - chopped
1 tbsp cooking oil
water as needed

Claypot Curry Fish with Vegetables





Ingredients
halibut fish meat - cleaned and cut into large pieces
handful of french beans - ends trimmed and cut into 2 inch length
some cabbage - cut into pieces
1 eggplant - ends trimmed and cut into 2 inch length
8 pieces of fried beancurd puff
3 tbsp thai red curry paste
1 tbsp curry powder 
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp homemade sambal belachan
half onion - peeled and chopped
2 shallots - peeled and sliced
3 cloves garlic - chopped
1 large tomato - cut into slices 
coconut milk
cooking oil

Friday, September 27, 2019

Stir Fried Chicken Slices with Glutinous Rice Wine



Ingredients
1 large piece of chicken breast - sliced 
1 knob ginger - peeled and julienned
dash of sesame oil
1/3 cup glutinous rice wine
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 stalk green onion - ends trimmed and cut into 1 inch length
1 tbsp cooking oil

Stir Fried French Bean with Sambal Ikan Bilis



Ingredients
1 bunch of french beans - ends trimmed and cut into 2 cm length
sambal ikan bilis
2 cloves of garlic
1 tbsp of cooking oil

French Bean Omelette




Ingredients
1 bunch of french bean - ends trimmed and sliced into 2 cm length
3 eggs - lightly beaten with 1 tbsp soy sauce and dash of pepper
2 tbsp dried shrimp skin
3 cloves garlic - peeled and minced
1 to 2 tbsp cooking oil
salt to taste