EAST ASIA


HA GOW / SHRIMP DUMPLING 8
Shrimp Dumpling or ha gow (in Cantonese language) is another of my favorite dim sum dishes. The dumpling is sometimes called a shrimp bonnet for its pleated shape. Traditionally, har gow should have at least seven and preferably ten or more pleats imprinted on its wrapper. The skin of ha […]

HA GOW / SHRIMP DUMPLING


VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS 3
The other day I flipped through a cook book “1000 classic recipe” and saw this vegetable spring rolls. Well, spring roll is pretty common I know, however, I’ve never really made one myself and I thought this one looks really simple and sound tasty too. So, I made this with […]

VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS


SAVORY DAIKON CAKE
Savory daikon/turnip cake is especially popular in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The daikon is usually cooked with dried shrimps, shiitake mushrooms and Chinese sausages and then mixed with rice flour concoction. The mixture is then steamed and the rice flour helps everything to congeal into cake. I […]

SAVORY DAIKON CAKE/ LOH PAK KOH



Spiced Boiled Eggs
Spiced Boiled Eggs are often served with many other dishes such as noodles, rice and even Khau Yuk. Some eat it alone as a snack. It takes about 2 days to make this great boiled eggs, so, I usually will make like 10-20 at one go and you can always […]

SPICED BOILED EGGS