Assam Mee Hoon (Rice Vermicelli)

This is a common dish in South East Asia, you can find this in the menu of most buffet tables (commercially or home). This dish is also often cook to serve with BBQ food in Asia instead of burger bun. Although, the recipe stated serve four, however, this dish can serve as main course alone, at […]

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Spicy Asam Sauce

This seasoning sauce is very popular with South East Asian and it’s origin from the Malay. I don’t think it is easily available outside South East Asia. This sauce is easily prepare and can be stored for months. However, there are two ingredients not easily available outside South East Asia and that is asam paste and […]

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Black Pepper And Black Bean Sauce

Black bean is popular and widely used in Chinese cooking especially the fermented black bean. We used the black bean as seasoning to cook many types of dishes thus the black bean sauce is easily available in Asia supermarkets. This ready-made sauce  can be used for seasoning for meat or seafood stir-frying or steaming. Thus […]

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Pan-Fried Prawns In Char Siew Sauce

This is another simple and easy dish to prepare. This dish is suitable to prepare as the prawn dish for the Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner. Prawn in Cantonese sound like ‘laughter’ thus used in  Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner to represent laughter throughout the year or happiness throughout the whole year. This dish is […]

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Pan Seared Squid

I obtained this recipe from a cook book about 20 years ago, had forgotten the title of the book and the cook book also lost during all these years of moving around. Thus the current recipe in my note I not sure how much is really from original. I still have an impression on this […]

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Roasted Chicken Thighs

This dish is a simple and easy to prepare dish that use the Char Siew Sauce, which I shared yesterday. It is also a dish that very suitable for Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner. The original recipe meant for chicken thighs, but I had tried duck thighs , whole chicken and whole duck, all work well. […]

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