The Ultimate Dumpling Sauce: Four Dumpling Sauce Recipes

Four Dumpling Sauce

Don’t make your dumplings lonely and pair it with delicious flavorful dipping sauce. The ultimate dipping sauce will change the overall dumpling experience, enhancing the taste and texture of your dumplings. In this guide, I share my top four dumpling sauce recipes that fit any palate, whether you like it sweet, savory, or spicy. What … Read more

35 Must-Try Congee Toppings

It may be a simple dish, but congee is the heartiest meal to have, whether it is a cold afternoon or a hot summer day. This comfort food is your go-to for a hot bowl of savory, fragrant rice that you can customize in many different ways by adding your choice of congee toppings. Turn a … Read more

Tofu with Minced Pork & Mushrooms

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I think tofu (beancurd) is one of the few things that are good for health and taste really good. To me at least. One of my must-order dishes whenever I eat at zi char stalls (Chinese hawker stall) is deep fried tofu with minced pork. The tofu is always slightly crispy on the outside but … Read more

Crispy Pork Belly (Burger)

Roast pork belly is one of the occasional treats that I would have whenever I go to Crystal Jade with my family. Occasional not because it adds inches to my hips, but because it burns a hole in my parents’ pockets. I absolutely love roast pork belly – juicy, melt-in-your-mouth fats sandwiched between crispy crackling … Read more

Thai Shrimp Cakes

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Edit: Oops, all my posts are filled with red recently. I think I love spicy food and chilli too much. Recently there was a Thai food fair held at the Thai Embassy and I remember feeling the pinch as I paid $4 for about 4-5 Thai fish cakes, although it did taste really good. Little … Read more

Radish Cake

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Radish cake is probably more commonly known as “carrot cake” in Singapore, although there’s no carrot in the dish. In Mandarin, radish is known as 白萝卜 (bai luo bo) where ‘白’ means white and carrot is known as 红萝卜 (hong luo bo) where ‘红’ means red/orange. Radish cake is therefore called 萝卜糕 (luo bo gao) in … Read more

Easy Kimchi


I’ve liked Korean culture and food since the age of 14 but I was never fond of kimchi. The idea of uncooked, sour, fermented vegetables did not appeal to me. The only time you would see me eating kimchi is when I’m dining at Korean restaurants and I’m so hungry that I eat whatever is … Read more