Not sure what to do with leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Make this tasty Turkey Fish Ball Koay Teow Soup based on the popular Malaysian rice noodle soup.
Delicious Hokkien Hae Mee (Prawn Noodles) in a spicy and flavorful broth served with shrimps, slices of pork, bean sprouts, and water spinach.
Recently I made some salted eggs using the brining method. Homemade salted eggs are really nice because one can control the level of saltiness preferred. It is also a breeze to prepare as it only requires a simple salt solution. Probably the hardest thing is the waiting, for it takes three to four weeks for […]
Ever since I can remember, I have always enjoyed soupy noodles. One of the first dishes I learned to cook was beehoon soup or rice noodle soup, in additiion to frying an egg and cooking rice. In my early teenage years, I would cook myself a pot of noodles very similar to Mee Suah Soup […]
Hot pots and nabemono are especially good during the colder months. The cooking can be done and kept warm at the table on portable stoves or in electric pots. I like to serve them in the weekends when dinner can be enjoyed at a more leisurely pace. The ones I have shared so far are […]
Bak Kut Teh in the Hokkien or Fujianese dialect literally translates to pork rib tea. This rich herbal soup contains dong gui (Angelica Sinensis), known for its warming properties. For this reason, it is popularly eaten as a supper or late night meal in Malaysia and Singapore. Over here in Minnesota, I like to cook […]
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 […]