Loh Hon Chai (Braised Mixed Vegetables) is a vegetarian dish usually served on the first day of the Chinese New Year. Lots of ingredients and super tasty.
Pandan infused coconut sugar syrup and banana leaves give this Nian Gao (Tikoy/New Year Cake) its fragrance. Long steaming is made easy in slow cooker.
These fragrant and delicious Kuih Loyang (Rosettes/Honeycomb Cookies) are a real treat. They are ultra thin, super crispy, and easy to prepare.
This Dried Orange Agar-agar is an easy to prepare crystallized orange flavored jelly. It has a sandy texture and is best savored in small pieces.
Dried Rose Agar-agar – a delightedly sweet and fragrant rose scented crystallized jelly usually served during the Chinese New Year. A treat from yesteryear!
This Steamed Fish with Sour Mustard, ginger, red chilies, and onions is light, tangy, and very appetizing. Only 20 minutes to prepare.
Rice Cooker Hainanese Chicken Rice – the ever popular Malaysian favorite now made easy, convenient, and in small portion using the rice cooker. A must-try!
This tender crisp blanched baby Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) with Oyster Sauce is a dish served regularly at the dinner table. Very quick and easy to prepare.
A guide to making your own Chinese New Year Candy Box (Tray of Togetherness) and the significance of each treat placed in there.
Winter Melon Soup (Tong Kua Tong) is a soothing and nutritious soup with cooling properties. Perfect on a warm day but just as comforting on a cool day.
Chinese Leeks Sausage Stir Fry – a fragrant and garlicky stir fry delicious served with steamed rice. Quick and easy to prepare.
Diced Preserved Radish Long Beans Stir Fry (Chai Poh Tao) – a medley of diced vegetables with a sweet salty flavor that goes well with plain congee.
Preserved Radish Omelet (Chai Poh Nooi) is a favorite Hokkien side dish usually eaten with plain congee. Only 4 ingredients and just minutes to prepare.
Sweet Potato Congee is a Hokkien staple consisting of plain rice porridge and tender sweet potatoes. Usually eaten with side dishes and condiments.