Monday, January 1, 2018

Ebiko Spaghetti


Ingredients:
12 to 15 tbsp Japanese Sesame Sauce (I used this)
100g Ebiko
1 tbsp Salted Butter
A bunch of green onions

Method:
1. In a pot of boiling water, add 1tsp salt, 1tsp oil, and the spaghetti and bring to boil to cook until al dente, drain and set aside.
2. Mix the spaghetti with butter, the Japanese Sesame Sauce, and the ebiko.
3. Garnish it with green onions and it is ready to be served.   

So simple right, told u it's 3 steps recipe :)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Vegetarian Lasagna


Ingredients:
9 pieces of Casa Rinaldi Lasagna
1/2 bottle of Casa Rinaldi Grilled Artichoke (sliced)
400g white mushroom (sliced)
1/2 onion (diced)
2 cups of shredded Chedder Cheese and Parmesan Cheese
2 tbsp Casa Rinaldi Dried Oregano
Some Casa Rinaldi Olive Oil
Few cloves of garlic (minced)

Method:
1. Preheat the oven at 175 degree.
2. Boil a pot of water for the Lasagna. Boil it for 5 mins and set aside.Spray some olive oil on them so that they will not stick together.
3. Heat up a pan and spray some olive oil on it.
4. Fry the garlic, onion, mushroom, and artichoke.
5. Mix the cheese with the oregano.
6. Spray some olive oil on a baking tray.
7. Layer the baking tray with the lasagna, vegetables, and cheese. I will layer them such that the cheese will end up as the top layer.
8. Bake it for 30 mins (or more depending on oven)

Enjoy!


Friday, November 3, 2017

Mayo Ebiko Cheese Baked Crayfish


Ingredients:
6 crayfish - cut into halves & clean them
1 tbsp ebiko
2 tbsp Japanese mayo
1 - 2 tbsp shredded cheese

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 200 degree.
2. Mix ebiko and mayo well.
3. Spread them on the crayfish.
4. Top it with shredded cheese.
5.  Bake them for 20mins.

Note: This is inspired by Jeannie Lee's Mayo Salmon & Baked Prawns recipe.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Curry Pandan Chicken


Ingredients:
3 boneless Chicken Thigh - cut into smaller pieces
1 packet Prima Taste Nonya Chicken Curry
50ml Coconut milk
1 tbsp finely minced garlic
1 tbsp ginger juice
1 tbsp light soya sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
Pinch of salt & pepper
24 pcs of pandan leaf

Method:
1. Marinate the chicken with all the above ingredients and leave it in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
2. Wash and trim the pandan leaves.
3. Wrap the chicken in the pandan leaves.
4. Preheat oven at 200 degree.
5. Place the Pandan Chicken on a baking tray and brush some oil over it.
6. Bake them for 25mins.




Curry Tuna Quesadilla


Ingredients:
Half an onion - diced it
1 cup shredded cheese
1 cup corn nibblets
2 cans Tuna
1 packet Prima Taste Nonya Curry Paste
Some chopped corriander
8 pcs wrap (I used Mission)

Method:
1. Heat up pan with a tbsp of oil, and stirfry the paste for a min, then add the tuna and mix well.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients together (except the wrap).
2. Spread a scoop of the mixed ingredients on one side of the wrap, and fold it into half.
3. Heat pan with a tsp of butter. With low heat, pan fry the wrap for 1 min on each side.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Gnocchi Carota Torta


Ingredients:
8 eggs (beaten)
1/2 packet of Thai sweet radish (bought from wet market)
Few cloves of garlic (minced it)
1 packet of Gnocchi
3 tbsp light soya sauce
Pinch of pepper and salt
Spring onions

Method:
1. Boil gnocchi in a pot of salted water until it floats. Quickly drain the water and set aside.
2. Heat up a pan and add 2 tbsp of oil.
3. Stirfry the radish and garlic for about 2 mins.
4. Add the cooked gnocchi and stirfry it until it is a bit char.
5. Pour the soya sauce and mix it well with the gnocchi.
6. Add the eggs, and pinch of pepper and salt and mix well.
7. Garnish with spring onions and it is ready to be served.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bubur Terigu 大麦


Ingredients:
150g white wheat (Bought from Fairprice)
60g gula melaka (can be more)
1.5 litre water
3 to 4 pandan leaves (washed & knotted)
Pinch of salt

Method:
1. Soak the wheat overnight (or at least 3 to 4 hours).
2. Boil the water and add the wheat. Cover with a lid but leave it ajar. Stir it once a while. (This should take at least 30mins until the wheat become soft.)
3. Add the gula melaka and stir to mix well.
4. Lower the fire, add the coconut milk, pandan leaves, and cover with a lid. (For 10 to 15mins)
5. Lastly, add a pinch of salt and it is ready to serve.


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Salted Egg Fried Sardine


Ingredients:
20g plain flour
5g butter
1 tsp fresh milk
1/2 tsp sugar
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp Knorr Salted Egg Powder
1 egg
20g Breadcrumbs (add 1 tbsp salted egg powder)
2 cans Ayam Brand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sardine

Method:
1. Melt butter over low heat. Add milk, sugar, salt and salted egg powder to the melted butter and mix well.
2. Cool the above mixture and add to the egg. Beat well.
3. Coat the sardines with plain flour, followed by egg mixture, then breadcrumbs.
4. Heat up oil and deep-fry the sardines.


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Salted Egg Bread with Meat Floss


Ingredients for Bread: 
250g Bread flour 
30g Cake flour 
20g Knorr Golden Salted Egg Powder
20g Butter
30g Honey
5g Salt
180ml Fresh Milk
3/4 tsp instant dry yeast 

Ingredients for Mayo:
5g Butter
1/2 tsp Sugar
Pinch of Salt
10g Knorr Golden Salted Egg Powder
50g Mayonnaise

30g Meat floss (store bought)

Method:
1. I used Panasonic breadmaker to produce the dough (using its dough function).
2. The dough will weigh about 500gram.
3. Preheat the oven at 170 degree.
4. Divide the dough into 10.
5. Knead each dough by hand for a few more mins and put them into a muffin tray. Let the dough rest for at least 60 mins.
6. Brush some eggwash on each dough, and bake them for 12mins at 170 degree.
7. To prepare the Salted Egg Mayo: Melt the butter over low heat, and add sugar, salt, and salted egg powder. Mix well (takes less than a min).
8. Whisk the above mixture into mayonnaise (add the mixture into the mayonnaise bit by bit).
9. Using a teaspoon, apply the mayonnaise around the bread. Press the meat floss on the mayonnaise.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Salted Egg Tapioca Chips



Ingredients:
5 tbsp Knorr Golden Salted Egg Powder
80g butter
A handful of curry leaves - washed
2 chilli padi (optional)
1 packet Fairprice Tapioca Chips (180g)

Method:
1. Heat up oven at 100 degree.
2. Heat up a frying pan (low heat throughout).
3. Add the butter.
4. Stirfry the curry leaves and chilli padi in the butter.
5. Add the Salted Egg Powder, and mix well. Off the fire when the mixture is bubbling.
6. Pour in the Tapioca Chips, and mix them well with the Salted Egg mixture.
7. Place the chips on a baking tray and bake them for 15mins at 100 degree.
8. When they are cooled, please keep them in an airtight container.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Butter Garlic Scallops 牛油干贝


Ingredients:
16 frozen scallops
3 tbsp butter
A few cloves garlic - minced
Pinch of salt, pepper, & parsley

Method:
1. Thaw the scallops, then rinse them and pat dry with paper towels.
2. Melt 1 tbsp butter in a pan (I used cast iron), and fry the garlic for about half a min.
3. Push the garlic aside and add the scallops.
4. Pan fry each side for 2 - 3 mins.
5. Add the remaining 2 tbsp butter, and add a pinch of salt, black pepper, and dried parsley over it.
6. Ready to serve.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Homemade Chicken Stock 鸡汤


Ingredients:
5 Chicken Bones (from thigh)
10 Chicken Feet
1/2 cup of soya beans (soaked for 1 hr)
2 stalks of lemongrass (wash & chopped into 3 parts)
2 thumb size ginger (wash & remove skin & smashed them)
2 - 3 pcs of dried scallop (for a more flavourful soup)
1 - 2 pcs of dried abalone (for a more flavourful soup)

Method:
1. Blanch the chicken bones and feet.
2. Boil about 4 litres of water.
3. Add all the above ingredients.
4. Boil at high fire for 20 minutes, then change to low fire for at least 6 hours.

Note
1. I used a Thermos magic pot. So after I boiled at high fire for 20 mins, I placed the inner pot into the outer pot. (I leave it overnight.) Then I boil it over low fire for another 1 hour.
2. I did not add salt to it. Add salt or soya sauce when you use the stock for cooking.
3. I collected the thigh bones when I bought chicken thighs and I removed the bones from them.
4. They will become jelly-like when they are chilled. (As shown in the video)


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Airfried Laka Chicken Wings 鸡翅膀


Ingredients
1/2 kg midjoint wings 
50g laksa paste
30g coconut milk
1 tbsp light soya sauce
1/2 stalk lemongrass

Method:
1. Cut the lemongrass into small pieces and use a pestle to pound it finer, then mix it with the laksa paste, coconut milk, and light soya sauce.
2. Marinate the above with the chicken for at least 2 hours (overnight is fine too). 
2. Spray a thin layer of oil on the wings.
3. Preheat airfryer to 200 degree. Airfry the wings for 4 to 5 mins, turn & continue for another 3 to 4 mins.

Note: I am using Philips airfryer, and I used a grill pan.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Roast Chicken with Carrots & Potatoes 烤鸡

Ingredients
1 kampung chicken (abt 1 to 1.2kg) 
3 carrots 
500g to 600g baby potatoes
1 to 2 corns
300g broccoli 
1 tbsp Nomu Poultry rub
1 tbsp light soya sauce
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
A few garlic cloves

Method:
1. Clean and wash the chicken.
2. Apply the light soya sauce & 1 tbsp olive oil on the chicken, followed by Nomu Poultry rub.
3. Leave the marinated chicken for at least an hour (in the fridge).
4. Preheat the oven at 200 degree.
5. Clean and chop the carrots, potatoes, corn, and broccoli.
6. Mix the garlic, carrots and potatoes with butter, a dash of salt & a tbsp of oil, and place them on a baking tray.
7. Place the chicken on top of the vegetables.
8. Roast the chicken at 200 degrees for 50 to 60 mins. (Turn the vegetables after 30 mins.)
9. Steam the corn for 15 mins, and steam the broccoli for 7 to 8 mins. Add them to the baking tray when roasting of the chicken is done.

This is easy to prepare, easy to cook, easy to eat, and easy to clean up! haha

Note
1) If you do not have the poultry rub, you can mix some herbs like thyme, sage, oreganum, lemon, pepper, and paprika. 
2) I rubbed light soya sauce on the chicken because I liked its appearance to look a bit brown.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Honey Oats Bread 蜂蜜燕麦面包

Ingredients

250g bread flour 
30g cake flour 
20g Oats
20g butter
30g honey
5g salt
180ml fresh milk
3/4 tsp instant dry yeast 

Method:
1. I used Panasonic breadmaker to produce the dough (using its dough function).
2. Knead by hand for a few more mins & I put in a breadtin & cover with a damp cloth. I kept it in a closed oven. Let the dough rest for at least 60 - 90 mins.
3. Bake them at 170 degree for 40mins.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Marmite Bacon Prawn 培根明虾

Ingredients:
1/2 tbsp Marmite
1/2 tbsp light soya sauce
Dash of pepper
Dash of garlic powder
Dash of paprika powder
12 pc bacon
12 prawns


Method:
1. Mix Marmite, light soya sauce, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika powder well.
2. Mix the above with bacon for 30mins.
3. Remove the prawn shells (keep the head & tail), and devein the prawns with a toothpick.
4. Wrap 1 pc of bacon to 1 prawn, and secure with a toothpick.
5. Heat up pan with 1 tbsp of oil.
6. Panfry the prawns over low heat until cooked.

Note: Can be airfried too!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Airfried Marmite Chicken Wings 鸡翅膀

Ingredients
15 midjoint wings 
1 tbsp Marmite
1 tbsp light soya sauce
1 tsp dark soya sauce
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp sesame oil
Dash of salt & pepper

Method:
1. Marinate the above for at least 2 hours (overnight is fine too). 
2. Brush a thin layer of oil on the wings.
3. Preheat airfryer to 180 degree. Airfry the wings for 4 to 5 mins, turn & continue for 2 to 3 mins.


Note: I am using Philips airfryer, and I used a grill pan.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Chilli Tuna Toast

Ingredients

1 can Ayam brand Chilli Tuna
1 onion (sliced thinly)
1 cup shredded cheese
1/2 cup pasta sauce
6 slices of bread

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 200 degree.
2. Drain the oil from the tuna.
3. Spread pasta sauce over the bread, followed by sliced onion, tuna, and shredded cheese.
4. Bake them for 5 minutes.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Lala Bee Hoon Soup





Ingredients:
1 kg lala
3 pcs A1 bee hoon (soaked)
Napa Cabbage (sliced it)
Ginger slices
2 tbsp light soya sauce
2 tbsp hua diao 花雕酒


Method:
1. Boil ard 3L of chicken stock (can be homemade or ready made chicken stock) with ginger slices. 
2. When stock is boiling, add napa cabbage. Cover with lid, and boil for 3 mins.
3. Add the bee hoon and lala. Cover with lid, and let it boil for another 2 mins.

4. Add the soya sauce, hua diao 花雕酒, and a dash of pepper.

Note:
You can refer to http://ahgimplayground.blogspot.sg/2017/05/chicken-pho.html for homemade chicken stock.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Shibuya Toast

Ingredients:
1 pc Thick Toast (I baked a loaf of bread)
Ice Cream
Fruits
Nuts
Pocky
Kit Kat
Mint Leaves
Honey
Chocolate flakes/sauce
Oreos
Sprinkles
Anything you can think of

Method:
1. Cut out the inner white bread & you get an empty bread box.
2. Cut them into cubes/squares (from the inner bread that you dig out in Step 1.). Spread some butter on them and toast it.
3. Toast the empty bread box.
4. Quickly fan all the bread to cool them down.
5. Fill the empty bread box with the bread cubes, topped with ice cream, fruits, nuts, pocky, kit kat, and anything else that is suitable.

Note
1. Do it quickly or else the ice cream will be melting away...
2. If you are not baking the bread, you can purchase thick bread slices from bakeries like Four Leaves, or similar Japanese Bakeries. Then butter both sides, toast them, cut them into cubes. Stack like 3 to 4 layers, and they should look as good too.

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