Crunch Time With Stir-Fried Bean Sprouts & Salted Fish

Which means more cooking, more recipe blogs, and more experiments in the kitchen! I’m absolutely elated! I’ve decided to start with this recipe simply because of the huge piece of salted fish that came back with me from London....more

Mama’s Stir-Fried Rice With Cabbage, Mushroom And Pork

I love how the fragrance of the mushrooms and dried shrimps fills the air whenever my mum cooks this dish. Ironically, since this is an easy dish to cook, it’s something that she makes when only a few of us return home for dinner....more
Thanks, @lovekeil! Hope you'll like the taste of it too :)more

A Simple Teochew Dish Of Braised Pork and Tau Kwa

This is one of my favourite dishes which I love eating when I go back home to my parents’. It’s also one of those typical dishes that Teochews love to eat with rice porridge, due to its thick black sauce. So what makes this dish successful, really, is that the soup-sauce must be thick and dark enough, which in turn gets absorbed by the meat and tofu....more

Pork Vermicelli Omelette in Chicken Broth – With The Inherited Teochew Taste

Holidays is almost over, but Chinese New Year is almost here! There’s probably no other way for me to savour the festive atmosphere back home, except to cook up some of my favourites here from among the list of my mum’s best dishes....more

Yam Paste Dessert Or What Teochews Call ‘Orh-Nee’

It’s been my favourite dish at wedding dinners. I always save my stomach for this last dish whenever I see its name pop out on wedding menus. Yummy yum yum… the savoury taste of (dialectal) roots – literally!...more

Flour Power Teochew Steamed Yam Cake

A colleague was telling me about how her mum makes yam cake for her whole family. It’s a massive effort, involving not just a lot of chopping but also a lot of arm strength to stir the yam paste. I personally love munching on yam cakes a lot, so I thought I might as well give it a try, especially since I’ll have to cook something for my dinners(ssss) next week anyway....more

Teochew Spicy Stingray Stir-Fry

This dish of stingray stir-fry is a Teochew dish that I love eating – a dish which I’ve seen my mum cook umpteen times in her kitchen. Last weekend, I got her to show me once again how it should be cooked, just so I could be sure that I will not miss out any vital steps in this straightforward yet tasteful fare of salty and spicy stingray stir-fry....more
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