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How To Make Salted Duck Eggs

Salted duck eggs are best served as a side dish with Congee or rice porridge. The rich yolks are often used in Moon cakes. It can be used to cook with vegetables, seafood, or meat. It's rather easy to make salted the eggs at home, and they taste great too.

My Skinny Granola

This is my favorite granola mix. There are 9 ingredients in the mix and flavored with cinnamon, vanilla paste, and maple syrup. I called it My Skinny Granola. It's crispy with a slight hint of sweetness. Great with Greek Yogurt and some warm berries. A fantastic energy-boosting granola breakfast to start your day.

NOTE: This is an updated post with a new video cooking guide. {Original post published on 12/10/11}

Fried Asam Prawns {Fried Tamarind Prawns}

Here is an easy and tasty Fried Asam Prawns or Fried Tamarind Prawns recipe. This is a popular Malaysian dish, and often served at Nyonya restaurants. Enjoy!

Pandan Chiffon Cake

This is a fantastic chiffon cake recipe from Keiko Ishida’s baking book. The cake is very light and cottony soft, just how a perfect chiffon cake should be. I used Keiko’s Vanilla Chiffon cake recipe here; but, I substituted the water and vanilla with freshly squeezed Pandan juice (Screw pine leaves). The result? A wonderful fragrant Pandan Chiffon Cake which everyone loved very much. I am really pleased with this recipe. It's definitely a keeper, one to share with everyone!

NOTE: This is an updated post with a new video cooking guide. {Original post published on 03/29/11}

Ham And Cheese Croissants

Here's an easy snack to make, tasty Ham And Cheese Croissants. Using just ready-rolled puff pastry and the two other handy ingredients, you have a great tasting after school or afternoon tea snack. Do serve the pastry warm from the oven and they will be gone in no time. Yum!

NOTE: This is an updated post with a new video cooking guide. {Original post published on 05/08/12}

Steamed Glutinous Rice With Chicken {Lo Mai Gai/Kai}

This is Steamed Glutinous Rice With Chicken, one of my favorite Dim Sum selections. Most Chinese Dim Sum restaurants usually serve them wrapped with lotus leaves. Depending on your preference, you can either use pork or chicken meat and maybe add a few slices of thinly cut Chinese's sausages (Lap Cheong). I steamed the glutinous rice using a few aluminum tart pan, and small stainless steel bowls, which is the traditional method. Just invert and empty the bowl into a serving plate after steaming and the rice will come out as shown in the picture above. Try it.

NOTE: This is an updated post with a new video cooking guide. {Original post published on 10/22/09}

Chinese Hot Dog Buns/Rolls

These Chinese style bakery hot dog buns are a childhood classic! I would often purchase one or two for my children when they were younger. Imagine to my surprise, how excited they were when I made them at home! You can normally find these buns at your local Asian bakery, but if you’re not close to one, then try baking them at home. You’ll find how easy it is! This bread recipe is not only light, but also extremely fluffy. Serve it for breakfast or a snack on the go! Enjoy!

Sesame Wine Chicken With Somen/Mee Sua

This Sesame Wine Chicken With Somen or Mee Sua has a rich aroma of roasted sesame oil, Shaoxing's wine, and ginger. This is a great soup to serve during the cooler season. They just warm you up! Anyway, Somen is a thin Japanese wheat noodle, and they are also known as Mee Sua in Malaysia. These noodles are very absorbent. So, ladle the soup in the noodles when you're about to savour the dish. Another option, you can serve them separately too.

Spicy Fried Rice With Crab

This scrumptious fried rice is flavored with Spicy and Crispy Chili Paste and fresh crab meat.