Posted on 23 January 2009 | 17 Comments
Wishing everyonea very Prosperous and OXpiciousChinese New Year!
Posted on 20 January 2009 | 27 Comments
During Chinese New Year, the most popular dish in Cantonese’s cooking is braised dried oyster/ ho si (蚝豉) with black moss/ fat choy (发菜). Both of these ingredients sound auspicious in Cantonese’s pronunciation. Ho si means good business（好市）whereas fat choy means prosperous (发财). Besides braising, dried oysters can also be used in porridge and soup.
Today, I will share with you my mother-in-law’s...
Posted on 14 January 2009 | 24 Comments
I am not a pure vegetarian but I truly love vegetarian food (regardless of Chinese, Indian, Western….) more for health rather than for religious reason. This is why you can find a variety of simple homecooked vegetarian dishes I tried and shared with you in my blog (under the categories of “vegetarian”) with some of my top picks listed here.
a) pesto pasta (Western)
b) lentils with pumpkin and tomato...
Posted on 11 January 2009 | 36 Comments
Before posting the photos I shot in Penang, I would like to begin my 2009 posting with a food recipe.
Do you like salad? I never have a chance to made one so far as my Emperor is not supportive enough for this idea. But after all the Christmas and New Year festive celebrations, I desperately need one now. Remember what I mentioned in my last post? It is my 2009 New Year resolution! As we know, another festive...
Posted on 8 January 2009 | 16 Comments
Hi Everyone! I am back after a long holiday break. It was a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday for both my son and myself. I didn’t cook at all during this period. I am so glad that my son loves all my mum’s cooking especially her “char siew” (barbeque) chicken.
My hubby joined us towards end of December. He had not been to Penang for 2 years. Therefore, both of us launched a crazy...