Category Archives: Ingredients – Pantry

Glutinous Rice Flour

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It is widely available at Asian or Oriental grocery stores. It is mainly used in making cakes or steamed Kuih. View more

Tempura Flour

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It is available at any Asian or Oriental Grocery store. It comes in many brands. It is mainly for coating fish, vegetables, fruits and meats. It is a premix product. View more

Sweet Potato Flour

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This flour is made from sweet potatoes. It is widely used in sauces, cakes and pastries. View more

Lime Paste

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This paste are often used in making steamed rice/flour cakes. A small amount is used in the batter. Not all Asian or Oriental View more

Lye Water

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This is also known as Alkaline Water. Mainly used in Southeast Asia countries and China in making  desserts. It is available in Asian View more

Sago Pearls

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Sago pearls are made up of edible starch that is obtained from a palm tree and process in small like pearls. You can use this to cook a sweet View more

Durian Extract

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This essence is from a fruit from Southeast Asia. It is a large fruit known as Durian. It has a very buttery taste on the fresh and it has a very strong unique smell. View more

Pandan Paste

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This essence is from the grass plants known as Pandan. The leaves are extracted and extra flavorings and food coloring are added. It is mainly View more

Red Beans

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This red beans are used commonly in many parts of the world. It can be used in sweet or savory dish. It is widely available View more

Pickled Plums

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Salted/Pickled Plums are very useful when you want to steam Teochew Style Fish, you need these plums. You do not need much for the recipe View more