Showing posts from July, 2011

Home Cooked Salted Egg Minced Meat Porridge 鹼蛋豬肉粥

Whenever I feel my body is heaty, I’ll either drink lots of Chinese herbal drink or make myself Salted Egg Minced Meat Porridge. Honestly, it does help in terms of cooling the heat, and secondly it’s always delicious. After all, ingredients are easy to find and it’s always cheap to make for 2 persons at home. Ingredients 1 cup of rice 4-5 cups of water 1 salted egg 200 to 250 gram of minced meat Steps Briefly rinse the rice with running water. Boil 4 cups of water in high flame. Then put in the rice in the boil water, and boil. Once rice turn thicker, briefly stir so that it will not get stick at the pot Before dish out, add in salted egg. Salted egg has to be mashed into small pieces. Add in minced meat. Tips – if you like the meat to be a bit flavoury, you can add salt and pepper to taste or a dish of sesame oil. However, I leave it as it is, I like the taste as it is. Once cooked, dish out and garnish with spring onions or ginger slice.

Home Cooked Fermented Bean Paste Chicken 豆酱炒雞

Not sure anyone has come across this dish… but this is definitely something that we like. One of mom’s best dish and it’s something that we will surely have extra bowl of rice. Tried to cook this couple of times, and many times I failed and it just can’t match into what mom has been cooking for us. The taste is either out of the original or it’s either too sweet or too salty, or too much sauce. I wonder when will I be success and cook this like what mom did. A never give up attitude could actually make things happen. Just like many famous speakers tell us, practice make perfect. True enough, I cook this dish many times, till I myself raise the white flag. Ingredients are simple… for 2 persons at home; you can just follow the ratio below. 2 chicken thighs, chopped. 1 medium capsicum, 1 medium tomato, 6 red chili padi (if you can’t take too spicy food, reduce the chili). Chop tomato in wedge form, random cut the capsicum and also use the chopper slightly press on the chili. Thi

Home Cooked Fry Yee Mee 炒伊麺

Exactly a month for not updating my blog,… what have I been doing? I’ve been busy… well, that’s the normal excuse for ourselves and for the readers. And, that will turn out to be most of us normally pick up too. Or, perhaps I was just finding sometime to settle down some thoughts in my mind, before I could start writing again or move on with whatever plans in mind. Since settled down here, I have not been honestly adventurous enough to explore more food in the island. Not that am finding excuse but honestly, I am so lost that I do not know how to manage my own time to certain extend. I could barely split myself into this and that. When am too free, I have all the time in the world, but my mind isn’t functioning. In fact, what’s going on, uh? Actually I have plenty of ideas in my mind and I wish I have the capability to do it… things like cook all the food that I’ve been reading from the web, invite friends and family to my small hut for a simple gathering, reading some books, etc… bu