Thursday, September 21, 2017

Pan Fried Tofu with Beech Mushroom

1 box of firm tofu - cut into pieces
1 packet of beech mushrooms - washed and divided
1/4 bowl minced pork
1 tsp chopped garlic
handful of chopped basil 
some water
cornstarch solution

Claypot Pork Rib Rice with Fermented Black Bean

1 cup heapful rice grains - washed
3/4 lbs pork ribs
1 chinese sausage - sliced
1 tbsp fermented black beans - soaked for 20 minutes and drained

Stir Fried Udon with Portobella Mushroom

2 servings of fresh udon
handful of roasted portobella mushrooms
1/2 small yellow onon - sliced
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp cookiing oil
salt and pepper to taste

Lemon Cake

recipe adapted from here 
(i omitted the glaze portion)

2 stick (226 grms) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 cups sugar
4 extra-large eggs
1/3 cup grated lemon zest
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

For Syrup

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice

For the Glaze

2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
3 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mee Siam

The Gravy  
1 large yellow onion - quartered
6 shallots
6 cloves garlic - peeled
10 dried red chillies- soaked in hot water till soften, then drained
5 fresh red chillies - remove seeds
6 tbsp dried shrimp - soaked in hot water till soften, then drained
1 tbsp belachan 
5 tbsp fermented soybean/tau cheo
6 tbsp roasted peanuts
5 tbsp tamarind pulp - soaked in 1/2 cup hot water till soft, then drained  
6 cups chicken stock or water
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt    

Monday, September 18, 2017

Roasted Pig's trotter with Rosemary

1 mid sized pig's trotter - cleaned
2 sprig fresh rosemary - crushed/pound
1 small yellow onion - sliced
salt and pepper to taste
2 whole small potatoes - cleaned
some water

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Stir Fried Bittergourd with Prawns

1 bittergourd - remove pith, seeds and sliced thinly
1 small bell pepper - cut into strips
handful of prawns - peeled and deveined
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tsp hua diao wine
1 tbsp fish sauce
some cornstarch solution

Friday, September 15, 2017

Crab Meat Porridge

2 crabs - cleaned and chopped into pieces
1 cup rice grains - washed
3 cups water to cook porridge
salt and pepper to taste
ginger slices
2 cloves garlic

BBQ Rainbow Trout

1 rainbow trout
salt and pepper to taste

Marinate fish with salt and pepper.
Heat up weber grill on high.
Place fish on grill and cook for a few minutes on each side. 
Serve warm with rice

Baked Rosemary Chicken with Potatoes

half chicken
2 potatoes - peeled and cut into cubes
1 large carrot - peeled and cut into cubes
1 small white onion
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
salt and pepper to taste
honey for brushing