Braised Yam/Taro With Pork Belly

Ready : 40 mins Generic : Braise Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 20-30 mins † Excluding Marinating ] Printable Recipe – Yams/Taros are carbohydrate rich, staple tuber vegetables which are high in Calories, low in Fats and Protein, free from Gluten, high in dietary fiber and antioxidants. They are very popular in Chinese cuisine and is…

Classic Emperor Chicken Thigh (药材皇帝鸡)

“A Delightful Aromatic Chicken Dish Fit For An Emperor” – Ready : 2-3 hrs Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 2-3 hrs † Excluding Marinating/Soaking ] Printable Recipe – Googling for information on this dish – to the surprise of The VianD, really didn’t review much. The lack of information and write-up history of…

Teochew Steamed Pomfret (潮州式蒸白鲳) – Take 2

“Appetizing Fish in Sour, Sweet Savory and Spicy Broth” – Ready : 25 mins Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 8-15 mins ] Printable Recipe – This is The VianD’s second take on this dish – using all the proper Ingredients. The first posting, “Teochew Steamed Pomfret” – (click for recipe and…

Simple Stir Fries Okra With Dried Shrimps (Lady’s Fingers)

“Appetizing Pod Vegetable Okra” – Ready : 10 mins Generic : StirFry Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 5 mins ] Printable Recipe – Not many people appreciate Okra (aka Lady’s Fingers) because of its slimy texture. However, Okras are featured in many Cuisines (most prominent in the African nations and India) and very popular…

Chinese Pork Ribs Stew With Radish (White Lobak)

“Aromatic Rich Slow-Braised Ribs Stew” – Ready : 1 hr 30 mins Generic : Braised/Slow Cook Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 1 hr – 1 hr 30 mins ] Printable Recipe – Radish is an edible root vegetable tat comes in white, red, purple or black color and can be long/cylindrical or round in…

Simple Stir-Fried Garlic Baby KaiLan

“Delicious Crunchy Vegetables” – Ready : 10 mins Generic : StirFry Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 5 mins ] Printable Recipe – “Kai Lan” is a dark green vegetable with relatively thick stems, large leaves. At times, you may find some with small flower heads tucked in between the lush leaves – quite…

Braised Soy Potato Chicken

“Delicious Potatoes Chicken Dish” – Ready : 30 mins Generic : Braise Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 15-25 mins ] Printable Recipe – Here is a braised chicken dish – “Braised Soy Potato Chicken“, with a delicious robust and full-bodied gravy based on Oyster sauce and Dark/Light soy – ready in 25-30 mins. This dish…

Steamed Grouper Slices with Ginger/Scallion/Garlic Oil

“Delicate Tender Delicious Steamed Fish Slices” Ready : 15 mins Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 3-5 mins ] Printable Recipe   “Cantonese” or “Yue” cuisine originates from the province of Guangdong, China – and is probably the most widely served “Chinese-style” cuisine around the world. When Westerners speak of Chinese food, they usually refer to…

Chinese HotPot or SteamBoat

“Warm Hearty Dip and Cook  HotPot Meal” Ready : 30 mins Generic : Dip/Boil Difficulty : Tedious (Homemade) else Easy [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : None † Excluding Marinating ] Printable Recipe — ——————————————†—————————————– It should be noted that there are two major time-factors NOT included in the above Time Schedule. ① Preparing the Soup. The time for preparing the Soup base…

Teochew Steamed Pomfret

“Appetizing Fish in Sour, Sweet Savory and Spicy Broth” Ready : 25 mins Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 8-15 mins ] Printable Recipe   “Teochew” cuisine is well known for its Seafood and Poultry dishes. Its uses minimal seasoning enhancers and focus on freshness and quality of the ingredients; and is…

Steamed Garlic Prawns with Egg White

“Delicately Garlic Flavored Delicious Fresh Natural Sweetness Prawns” Ready : 25 mins Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 15 mins † Cooking : 3-8 mins ] Printable Recipe   “Prawns” are a shrimp-like shellfish in the biological group of marine animals known as the Decapods. Despite some anatomical differences between true shrimp and prawns, these closely…

Stir-Fried Fish Cakes/Balls/Fuchuk with Taucu

“Simple Delicious Flavorful Dish” Ready : 10 mins Generic : StirFry Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 5 mins ] Printable Recipe   Taucu is a kind of paste made from preserved fermented yellow soybeans in Chinese cuisines. Good Taucu has a very distinct aroma and is sweet/savory in flavors and Golden…