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These dumplings are made of glutinous rice stuffed with meat, mung beans, mushrooms and chestnut, wrapped in bamboo leaves. It is steamed for a few hours. There many varieties of dumplings but the savoury ones are more popular.

Homemade Mooncake

6, Sep 2008

September is the month to celebrate Mooncake Festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, is a popular East Asian celebration of abundance and togetherness, dating back over 3,000 years to China “Zhou Dynasty”. In Malaysia and Singapre, it is also sometimes referred to as the Lantern Festival or Mooncake Festival. (wiki) These […]

Yum! My favorite… this is “tong yuen” or glutinous rice ball. It is eaten to welcome the Winter Season but it is almost Spring here in Australia. Oh well, I guess it can be eaten at anytime of the year. It signifies the end of a good harvest and the beginning of the resting period […]

Curry Puff recipe

22, Jul 2008

As promised, here is the curry puff recipe. Pastry A 250gms plain flour 60gms soft butter 140mls vegetable oil Pastry B 450gms plain flour 375mls cold water Method Mix A into a soft dough and divide into 20 portions Mix B and divide into 20 portions Cover A dough with B dough Roll into long […]

Pandan Chicken

16, Dec 2007

  Marinated chicken wrapped in pandan leave.

Kimchi

25, Nov 2007

  Yes Kimchi! Korean Kimchi!  My daughter loves Korean food. hehehehe!

Loh Bak

24, Nov 2007

Deep fried, marinated meat in five spice and wrapped with beancurd sheets

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