Another delicious recipe from my grandmother. Continue reading
Grandma’s been making this since I’m young. In love with my grandma’s version since I’m young. Finally grandma taught me how to make it. Hooray. Continue reading
Most asians (I think) nowadays have a rice cooker at home to cook rice because rice is such a staple. But over in my house, we do not use a rice cooker. We use this magic cooker thermal pot thing so we’ll have to cook the rice on a stove first before putting it into the thermal pot. The whole point is to save energy (aka gas bills) because the rice just needs to be around half-cooked and putting it into the thermal pot (which doesn’t use any electricity at all) will do the rest of the cooking. Therefore, I am quite familiar with cooking rice without using a rice cooker and am rather proud of this fact haha. Most of my friends of around my age do not really know how to do it so let me boast a little and show how it is done.
I realised that I have been starting my sentences with “so” for almost all my posts. It’s not very creative so I’m going to use a new word to start this post (actually I have already started this post but just pretend that it starts after this)
THEREFORE, Continue reading
Chinese New Years’s coming! So I decided to make some cny snacks andddd almond cookies seems easy to make.
I love those peanut appetisers they serve in chinese restaurants. Not those fried peanuts but those kind that I’ve always thought are steamed. It was not till I went to google for recipes then I realise that they are actually boiled. Anyway, I prefer those made by the restaurants themselves to those that’s like from cans. I don’t really like those canned braised peanuts ’cause they’re too sweet. So I attempted to recreate my own restaurant peanuts and yay it was not too shabby haha! Continue reading
I read an article about ikan bilis (anchovy) powder on noobcook so I decided to make some. It was quite tedious ’cause the blender I had wasn’t really meant for turning dried stuff into powder form. But after a grueling afernoon trying to squeeze powder out of my ikan bilis, I was left with a container of home-made “msg” and no use for it lol. My mother suggested making our own ban mian. Continue reading