Friday, September 30, 2011

Pan Fried Saba Mackerel

This is an easy dish to cook, yet it is so appetizing!  Moist tender flesh on the inside and golden crispy skin on the outside.

1 whole saba mackerel (already cleaned and cut into halves)
salt and pepper to taste
flour for coating
1 tbsp cooking oil

Claypot Egg Tofu with Minced Meat

1 tube egg tofu - cut into pieces about 2cm thick
150g minced meat
12 fresh shitake mushroom
1 small bunch broccoli - cut into florets
1 carrot - peeled and sliced thinly
1 fresh red chili - cut into small pieces
2 slices ginger
2 shallot - chopped
2 cloves garlic - chopped
1/2 cup water
cooking oil for frying

Monday, September 26, 2011

Black Cod Misozuke (Black cod in miso marinade)

1 lb black cod steak, fillet or collar
Marinade sauce

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Baked Pastry with Red Bean Paste (红豆酥)

I had too much red bean paste in my fridge and I wanted to clear them.  That's why these pastries are being stuffed to their fullest!  

makes 15 pieces

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Pan Fried Pork Chop

1 lb pork chop
1 small bunch broccoli - trimmed and blanched
8 - 10 pcs baby carrots - blanched
1/2 onion - sliced
1 tbsp cooking oil

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Luo Han Guo Herbal Tea (罗汉果凉茶)

(makes about 2 mugs)
1 litre of water
1 luo han guo fruit (arhat fruit/monk's fruit)
15g hua qi shen (花棋参)
15g dried chrysanthemum flowers (菊花)

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Baked Red Potatoes

4 organic red potatoes - cleaned and cut into quarters
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dried basil leaves
salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp unsalted butter - to be melted

Seafood Noodles

4 coils dry thin noodles
1 small piece basa fillet - cut into slices and marinate with some salt and pepper
2 squid - cleaned and cut into rings
6 prawns = deshelled and deveined
1 small piece lean pork = cut into thin slices
handful of chye sim = washed and cut
2 ginger slices
2 shallot - peeled and sliced
2 cloves garlic - peeled and chopped
2 tsp sesame oil
2 tsp shallot oil
2 tbsp vegetable oil

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Stir Fried Leek with Chinese Sausage (蒜炒香肠)

1 small plate of cut leek (sliced diagonally)
1 chinese sausage
1 red chilli - cut into small pieces

Steamed Eggplant (Brinjal) with Minced Meat (肉酱蒸茄子)

1 eggplant
100g minced pork
50g dried prawns
10 - 15 basil leaves
2 cloves garlic - chopped
cornstarch solution
2 tbsp cooking oil