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A simple breakfast...collaboration with Lazada Malaysia

Sunday, July 13, 2014 | Labels: , , | No Comment »

Today's post is simple, just a simple breakfast in my household of nourishing foo chuk with egg dessert and the uber popular Singaporean stir fried rice noodles.  Foo chuk is actually dried beancurd sheets and the Chinese believe that this specific type of dessert soup is nourishing and is especially soothing if you are suffering from a sore throat or a dry cough.  As a huge lover of pretty props, I was delighted when I was contacted by Lazada Malaysia where Lin requested for me to write up a blog post featuring products from Lazada.  So naturally, I selected some pretty Maxwell Williams tableware as my props for the day.  These colourful and delicately feminine tableware will definitely brighten up any dining table!




A big thanks to Lazada for more lovely props to add to my collection!




Tom Yum Seafood Rice Noodles (Mee Hoon) Recipe

Monday, June 30, 2014 | Labels: | No Comment »

I have been taking a lot of short cuts lately I have to admit.  I love the fiery and appetising flavours of tom yum so for today I opted for the classic sea food tom yum served with rice noodles.  I used tom yum paste that my brother bought from Thailand and added more lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and of course some bird's eye chili peppers.  In my household, we like to add a few drops of high quality light soy sauce to spicy dishes like tom yum and even curries to bring out the flavours more - really makes a difference.  I used red snapper, squid, shrimp for today's seafood tom yum.  If you like, you can just use chicken breast instead of seafood.



This post is part of my Yuen Chun Recipes.



Yangzhou Fried Rice Recipe

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | Labels: , | No Comment »

Yangzhou fried rice does not need much introduction.  As the name implies, this version of fried rice probably originated from Yangzhou.  This fried rice typically incorporates ingredients like char siu (I used chicken char siu), shrimp, egg and some green onions if you like.  For today, I added some shredded lettuce for my vegetable needs. With fried rice, it is always better to use day old rice.  If you want some fried rice but don't have any onhand, you can cook fresh rice and lay it out on a baking tray to dry.  This is because when we fry rice, we add certain liquids like soy sauce and the like, hence drier rice works better.



This post is part of my Yuen Chun Recipes, an ongoing project on this blog.


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