Instant Pot Braised Beef and Ginger Wine

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This simple and aromatic braised beef dish is one of my many home cooking variations of Chinese braising dishes and it is inspired by the popular home confinement dish called Chicken and Ginger Wine. Typically, Chinese braising includes … Read More

Instant Pot Cantonese Braised Beef

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Chinese red braising is a very popular cooking technique that involves cooking meat in light and dark soy sauce, fermented bean paste and rock sugar, resulting in a caramelised taste and reddish brown tint to the dish. This … Read More

Mongolian Beef with Zucchini

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Mongolian Beef is deemed to be the most popular Chinese restaurant take out dish in Australia and the United States. The dish is traditionally prepared using beef slices stir-fried with spring onion (scallions), ginger and garlic, in a … Read More

Mango Mochi

Mochi is a traditional Japanese rice cake made with glutinous rice (also called sticky rice or sweet rice), most commonly moulded into shapes and usually rectangles or circles and eaten during special occasions and particularly festive season like … Read More

Baked Pumpkin Buns with Cinnamon Pumpkin Filling

Chinese buns (baozi or mantou) typically are small bread or bread roll that can be either sweet or savoury and most common methods of cooking these buns are steamed, baked or even deep fried. The resulting bread dough … Read More

Pumpkin and Coconut Layered Cake (Kuih Talam)

Kuih talam is another well-liked Nyonya or Peranakan cake in Southeast Asia. Peranakan cuisine is the fusion of Chinese and Malay cuisines due to intermarriages between the Chinese and Malay population. Nonya or Peranakan cuisines are reknown for … Read More

Lychee Sorbet

Sorbet is a very popular icy dessert created from mixing water and sugar, classically made with flavouring like fruit juice or fruit puree added. With the popularity of raw and healthy desserts emerging, fresh fruits are often used … Read More