Pickled Stuffed Eggplants

Pickled Stuffed Eggplants

These tangy and spicy Pickled Stuffed Eggplants make a wonderful condiment or side dish. They whet your appetite and are delicious served with steamed rice.

Kerisik (Pounded Toasted Coconut)

Kerisik (Pounded Toasted Coconut)

Learn how to make Kerisik (Pounded Toasted Coconut) in this video tutorial. It helps thicken sauces and provides flavor and texture to a dish.

Pickled Ginger

Pickled Ginger

Homemade sweet, sour, and spicy Pickled Ginger is a delicious accompaniment to hard boiled eggs and sushi. Also great as a palate cleanser.

Pickled Green Chilies and Garlic

Pickled Green Chilies and Garlic

Pickled Green Chilies and Garlic are wonderful eaten with noodles. This spicy condiment is often served with stir fried noodles in Malaysia and Singapore.

Ochazuke with Salted Egg

Ochazuke with Salted Egg and Campus Visits

Today I am going to share a very simple dish using the homemade salted eggs from my previous post. Ochazuke is rice in green tea normally accompanied by a variety of condiments, nori, and leftover side dishes seasoned with a little salt or soy sauce. Salted egg makes a wonderful accompaniment to ochazuke as it…

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Salted Egg

Salted Eggs

Simple homemade Salted Eggs using the brining method with chicken or duck eggs soaked in a simple salt solution for 3 to 4 weeks.

Teochew Rice Porridge

Teochew Moey (Teochew Rice Porridge)

Teochew Moey or Teochew Rice Porridge is a meal rarely talked about outside of the Teochew and Hokkien (Fujianese) communities although it forms a large part of their everyday food. The meal consists of plain rice porridge or congee eaten with an array of dishes and condiments. It is very versatile and is served throughout…

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Spicy Anchovies, Peanuts, and Tempeh

Spicy Anchovies, Peanuts, and Tempeh

Aah…for the simple pleasures in life! There are some dishes that seem so homespun and yet when you encounter them in a buffet spread, everyone makes a bee-line for it. This Malay condiment is often found at “rice stalls” during lunch time. It goes very well with rice and curry but is also very good…

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Napa Cabbage Kimchi (Poggi Kimchi)

Napa Cabbage Kimchi (Poggi Kimchi) and a Winner!

Some weeks back upon my return from England, I shared a picture on Facebook of some cabbage kimchi that I had just made. It was the second time making kimchi in a span of two weeks. I was truly surprised that this was the very first thing my friend, DongXing, requested I make at her…

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Stuffed Oi Kimchi (Cucumber Kimchi)

Stuffed Oi Kimchi (Cucumber Kimchi)

This crunchy Stuffed Oi Kimchi is a wonderful condiment during the warm summer months. It uses small Kirby cucumbers easily available in the summer.

Ocha-zuke (Rice in Green Tea)

Ochazuke (Rice in Green Tea)

Ochazuke or rice in green tea is a quick and simple Japanese meal of rice steeped in green tea topped with savory condiments.

Kkakdugi (Radish Kimchi)

Kkakdugi (Radish Kimchi)

Kkakdugi (Radish Kimchi) is a variety of kimchi made with Korean radish. It is a deliciously spicy and crunchy condiment eaten with rice and soup.