Use leftover bone-in ham to make this Ham Rice Porridge (Ham Congee). It is deliciously creamy and comforting with a hint of smokiness.
Beautifully caramelized Baked Ham with Pineapple Brown Sugar Glaze for Easter or Sunday supper. Feeds a crowd and takes only minutes of hands on prep time.
Let the slow cooker do all the work in this fuss free Slow Cooker Pineapple Cranberry Ham. It is perfect for the holidays or any time of the year.
Deliciously light, airy, and crispy Fried Popiah (Spring Rolls) filled with jicama, carrots, and cabbage. Step-by-step photo instructions included.
Treat your family to this fuss free Slow Cooker Ham with apple juice, brown sugar, and spices. It is moist, tender, and absolutely delicious!
Kimchi Jjigae, a popular spicy Korean stew made with fermented Napa cabbage kimchi, pork (or beef), and tofu. Quick and easy to prepare.
Broiled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus – an elegant and tasty appetizer made with just a handful of ingredients. Perfect for a party or dinner for two.
These tender and juicy Pan Roasted Pork Loin Chops are perfect for weeknight meals. Flavor them with your favorite dry rub. Only minutes to prepare.
Prosciutto Wrapped Melon – an easy no-cook sweet salty appetizer perfect for the holidays. Using decorative food picks make a lovely presentation.
Make your own soft, white, and fine textured steamed Char Siew Bao filled with sweet barbecued pork filling. Step-by-step instructions included.
Dry style Wonton Noodles tossed in a dark soy sauce dressing served with wontons, braised mushrooms, and pickled green chilies.
A homey dish of melt-in-the-mouth preserved mustard. Delicious with steamed rice or congee.
This simple yet tasty gluten free Rice Pin Noodles with Radish Minced Pork is perfect for a quick lunch. It can be prepared in 30 minutes.
Smoky and flavorful Green Chili Pork made with roasted poblano peppers, tomatillos, spices, and cilantro. Delicious served with rice.
Deliciously moist Marmalade Pork Loin cooked slowly in a Dutch oven until fork tender. Excellent for a weekend dinner or special occasion.
Moist and flavorful Asian Style Meatloaf flavored with hoisin and soy sauce. Delicious served with rice for a truly Asian taste.
A fully cooked breakfast of bacon, eggs, sausages, pan fried tomatoes, and baked beans together with marmalade or Marmite toast and a cup of tea.
Quick and easy classic bacon, lettuce, tomatoes in pita pockets. Great for a quick bite or the lunch box.
This is a comfort food associated with the Irish capital. It is a hearty stew of bacon, sausage, potatoes, and onions, popular ingredients in Irish cooking.
Treat your family to this Slow Cooker Honey Spare Ribs. It is juicy, flavorful, and fork tender delicious. They will thank you for it.
These Money Bag Dumplings are a feast for the eyes and palate. They are made gluten free using translucent rice wrappers and Napa cabbage.
Crispy , crunchy, crackly Roast Pork Belly is a favorite of many. It can be made at home with just 4 ingredients and a little bit of patience.
Super easy Slow Cooker Pork Ribs with Spicy Bean Sauce using a mix of ginger, chili, fermented black and soy beans. Delicious with steam rice.
Nothing beats coming home to a perfectly cooked Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast dinner. It is moist, flavorful, and fall-apart tender.
Sweet Potato, Ham, and Cheese Skillet – a hearty and delicious breakfast skillet using leftover ham that is sure to bring the family rushing to the kitchen.
Some of the more exotic tropical ingredients from the old country are just impossible to find here in Minnesota. Even in Malaysia these ingredients are becoming rare because they were never commercially grown but simply harvested from the wild. Increased urbanization has definitely taken a toll.
A ubiquitous snack and lunch food in Hawaii comprising of a slice of Spam and a slab of rice wrapped together with nori or dried seaweed.
Lobak is a deep fried minced pork roll wrapped in beancurd sheet. It has a crunchy exterior with a soft and chewy filling. On the island of Penang, lobak is often made at home by the Straits Chinese as one of the main dishes during festivals and celebrations. At the food courts, it is eaten…
Bak Kwa is a popular snack and gift during the Chinese New Year. These barbecued wafer thin pieces of sweet and salty pork jerky are simply irresistible.
Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs Tea) is a Chinese herbal soup with dong gui known for its warming properties. This comforting dish is perfect for the colder months.
The temperature dipped to the twenties this past weekend and the snow came sooner than expected. We were out shopping at the mall when the snow started to fall. We quickly made our final purchases and scrambled home. Come Sunday morning, there were three inches of white pristine snow on the ground. We woke up…
Today is a busy day for most of us as we spend time in the kitchen preparing for the big meal tomorrow. I like to brine my turkey and that has to be done this morning so that it will have sufficient time to infuse that huge bird. After which, there will be the chopping…
Salty fermented black beans act as a perfect foil to the bitter gourd in this flavorful dish.
Wontons are a small Chinese dumplings with a thin dough wrapper and a meaty filling. They are commonly boiled and served in soup or sometimes deep fried. The soup version makes an elegant starter while the deep fried version is popular as finger food. They come in various shapes, the most common being the globular…
I enjoy an eclectic mix of cuisines and my home cooking consists of dishes from different cultures. Japanese cuisine has joined the mix, with onigiri, oden, sukiyaki, miso soup, ocha-zuke, and soba dishes becoming daily fare at our dinner table. My travels to Japan have helped me better appreciate its culture and food.
Our short reprieve from the cold and snow ended yesterday when we were dumped with more than a foot of snow. The temperature dived below freezing making it a little harder to bear this time after the “warmer” temperature of the past week. Ro-Ri San and the boys raked the roof and cleared the driveway…