Sunday, March 27, 2016

Tiny Tomatoes and Cheese Toast

Some Small Tomatoes (sliced)
Japanese Kimchi Sauce (or Pasta Sauce)
Shredded Hard Cheese (e.g. Emmental)
Your Favourite Bread

Japanese Mayonnaise

Friday, January 15, 2016

TauKwa HeBi Salad

1pc TauKwa (Extra Firm Tofu)
Some Salad Leaves
Some Cherry Tomatoes

1tbsp HeBi (Dried Shrimps)
3tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce
3tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
1tsp Fish Sauce

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Braised Red Cabbage with Chinese Roasted Pork

Seasonal red cabbage with a little oriental touch.

Portion for: 2-3 people
Cooking time: 30 minutes

What you need?
1/2 small Red Cabbage (chopped)
200g Cantonese Roasted Pork "Siu Yuk" (chopped into about 1.5cm width)
1 ripe Peckam Pear (peeled, cored, chopped)
1 Carrot (peeled, chopped)

1 medium Onion (peeled, finely chopped)
1 knob of Butter
1 1/2tbsp Apple Vinegar
Salt, Black Pepper, Sugar to taste
1/4 cup Water
Some Walnuts (chopped)

How to cook?
1 Melt butter in a large pot, add onion and pear. Cook and stir until onion turns soft and caramelised with pear.
2 Add in carrot and red cabbage, season with pepper and salt.
3 Stir in vinegar, sugar and water. Add in roasted pork. Cover pot and cook for another 20 minutes until cabbage are soft enough.
4 Mix in walnut and serve warm.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Feel like getting a little naughty?

Portion for: 2-3 people
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

What you need?
3 Sweet Potatoes (peeled with some skin left; sliced into strip size you desire)
Cooking Oil
1tbsp Paprika Powder

Some Salt

How to make?
1 Preheat oven to 230°C.
2 Line baking tray with baking sheet.
3 Put Sweet Potatoes into a large mixing bowl. Toss in oil and Paprika Powder.
4 Spread them onto the baking tray. Bake them for about 20 minutes until golden brown, turning them occasionally.
5 Transfer them onto layers of kitchen towel to absorb excess oil. Let them cool for about 8 minutes.
6 Sprinkle some salt onto the fries before serving.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Angel Hair with Natto & Beech Mushrooms

I think Natto, Laver and Butter go so well together. Try this!

Portion for: 2-3 people
Preparation time: 10 minutes

What you need?
Angel Hair
Bunashimeji (Brown Beech Mushrooms)
3 cloves of Garlic
1 small knob of Butter
Oyster Sauce

Natto (with Mustard & Soy Sauce mix)
Shredded Dried Laver

How to cook?
1 Cook Angel Hair according to packaging & drained.
2 Melt Butter in a saucepan and the toss in Garlic till lightly golden.
3 Stir in the Mushrooms. Season with some Oyster Sauce.
4 Pour in Angel Hair and mix well.
5 Top pasta with Natto and Shredded Laver.