Turmeric Basmati Rice

Turmeric Basmati Rice Gluten Free

This is my own gluten free Turmeric Basmati Rice recipe of the fragrant Malaysian turmeric rice. Besides, we often refer to this dish as yellow rice using basmati rice. Likewise, I tend to use basmati rice on a daily basis. Because it is healthier due to its low Glycaemic Index …

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Paleo Chinese Almond Cookies

Paleo Chinese Almond Cookies Gluten Free

Chinese almond cookies, also called almond biscuits or almond cakes. Likewise, they make these cookies with almond flour with an almond in the middle on top of the cookies. Commonly found in Chinese bakeries in Hong Kong, Macau and China. As well as in Chinese bakeries or even Asian groceries …

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Steamed Whole Fish with Shiitake Mushrooms & Goji Berries

Traditionally, Chinese prefers to use steaming as a cooking practice, either in everyday home cooking or even for baking. Steamed whole fish is often the most popular dish in Chinese restaurants worldwide. This cooking method is to maintain the fish’s fresh quality and best flavour, plus whole fish has the …

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Prawns and Eggs Fried Brown Rice

Fried rice is not only the ideal comfort food but also one of the world’s most well-liked rice dishes. For the home cooks, fried rice is the best way of utilising leftovers in the fridge, the reason why fried rice was originally invented in China during the Sui dynasty around …

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Seafood Char Kuey Teow

Seafood Char Kuey Teow Gluten Free

Char kuey teow or fried kway teow meaning stir-fried ricecake strips, is an extremely popular hawker or street food in Malaysia. It originated in South East Asia and is also very popular in Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. The word “char” is adapted from Hokkien, a Chinese dialect which means “fried” …

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Sweet Potato Glutinous Rice Balls (Ondeh Ondeh/Onde Onde)

Ondeh ondeh or onde onde is a conventional rice cake made from glutinous rice flour and sometimes mixed with mashed sweet potato, in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia (called keplon). It is a small round rice ball flavoured with Pandan, filled with grated palm sugar, boiled and then coated with shredded …

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Chicken and Ginger Wine

This is a typical and very popular Chinese confinement dish for women during the first 30 days of their postnatal period.  In traditional Chinese medicine, this dish is believed to help promote blood circulation, eliminate wind, keeps the body warm and helps with recovery of the body. But this dish …

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Tapioca Cake

Tapioca Cake Gluten Free

Tapioca or cassava (also called yucca, manioc and manihot) belongs to the common starchy root crops like potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams and arrowroots. Tapioca is a starch made from the roots of cassava plants. It is organically gluten free, making it an excellent alternative for flour not only as a …

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Creamy Coconut Red Bean with Black Rice

This sweet Chinese dessert is very popular in China and South East Asia. I remember very fondly from my childhood that this is a desert my mum made on a regular basis and enjoyed greatly by our family and friends. My gluten free recipe is vegan, dairy free, nut free, …

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Pork and Black Fungus Stew

Pork and Black Fungus Stew Gluten Free

This is a typical Hakka cuisine created in the south eastern parts of Chinese regions of Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and Jiangxi. The original recipe calls for deep frying of the marinated pork, normally pork belly, the addition of red fermented bean curd (often referred to as Chinese cheese) and five …

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