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Yearly Archives: 2009

Dried Kway Teow (Rice Noodles)

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It is good have in your pantry as they can be kept for a long in a dry place. To revive the noodles to look like fresh you just need to soak them in a large bowl with boiling water and left in the water for at 1 hour. Then immediately you can use them. It is good to fried them or put them in soup. View more

Tang Hoon (Transparent Noodles)

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Tang Hoon is also known Cellophane noodles or glass noodles. It is made from the starch of mung beans/yam/cassava or potato. It is generally sold View more

Ramen

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Ramen is a Japanese noodle dish. It consists of wheat noodle Chinese-style served meat and broth and often flavored with soy sauce or miso.  There are many variations of ramen in the world but majority of the Ramen are in Japan.  View more

Pestle and Mortar

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This is a small pestle and mortar to have in the kitchen to do small pound job. You can get them from any Asian store. There are many types View more

Shrimp Chow Mein

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A few days ago, I brought some Hokkien noodle (Yellow Mee) which my son’s like and stir-fried them with shrimps. It is a very easy dish View more

Rempah Udang (Grill Shrimps & Glutinous Rice in Banana Leaf)

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This dish looks like egg rolls but the you have to unwrap to be able to consume. My aunt in Singapore is very good at making this kuih and I am so honored to be able to learn from her and got to make them. It is a very fulfilling kuih for View more

Shrimp Tempura

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My little foster daughter, Yuriko from Japan send me this lacquer tray of 5 for me to use. I took the opportunity to make this shrimp tempura View more

Snake Bean (Long Bean)

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The scientific name for yard long bean is Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis. It is also known as snake bean, Chinese long bean or asparagus bean. View more

Ready-made Laksa Paste

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Happened to be in New York City Chinatown ten day ago, August 28, and found this product. View more

Lemon Grass

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It is often used in South-East Asian Cuisine. The lower white part of the stem is only used. It can be finely chopped, sliced or light crushed with other ingredients to make paste for curry dish, add into soup or drink. View more