Main Dishes

Main Dishes

Classic 4-Cheese Beef Lasagna

This is a traditional, hearty beef lasagna baked with four types of cheese – mozzarella, cottage, ricotta and parmesan, and is a gloriously thick, chunky and cheesy mess of meaty tomato bolognese sauce and pasta. I have to say that I do not always make a pretty looking lasagna. Not even […]

Main Dishes, Rice

Chinese Style Beef Fried Rice

 Why not cook and enjoy your fried rice dish exactly the way you and your family love it? This is a quick and simple beef fried rice recipe for when you’re in need of a quick, delicious one-dish meal. We’re having simple food this week – nothing that takes too […]

Main Dishes, Pork Recipes

Sweet and Sour Pork

This Chinese popular dish of sweet and sour pork is a keeper! Twice-fried, batter-coated pork ensures crispy pork nuggets, and this zesty, tangy, sweet and sour sauce made from scratch tastes just like those served at  restaurants and is one of the best you’ll ever make! No other dish has […]

Main Dishes, Pork Recipes

Pork with Coloured Peppers

Easy and quick stir-fried pork with peppers recipe, Chinese style! The pork is fried twice to remove excess moisture, giving it a tender, yet chewy texture. Stir-fried pork with peppers is an absolutely flavourful stir-fryΒ that goes well withΒ plain, steamed jasmine rice. It is one of my family favourites and really […]

Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Thai Green Curry Chicken

I have always loved the colour of Thai green curry, its signature colour being the result of the large green chillies and green bird’s eye chilli blended into the spice paste. Β But if you have always had the impression that green coloured chillies aren’t as spicy as their red counterparts, […]

Main Dishes, Pork Recipes

Pork in Tamarind Sauce (Babi Assam)

This pork in tamarind sauce recipe belonged to the late Mrs Leong Yee Soo, who is described in the foreword to her cookbook ‘The Best of Singapore Cooking’, as having “represented the last bastion of Peranakan cooks, whose attention to detail are legendary and for whom cooking skills are developed […]

Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Kapitan Soy Sauce Chicken

Kapitan soy sauce chicken is a traditional Straits Chinese dish that’s deliciously flavoured with a rich blend of Asian spices, namely, lemon grass, turmeric, candlenuts, cloves, cinnamon and peppercorn, and braised in a lightly seasoned tamarind sauce enhanced with dried tamarind peel. Each bite into the sauce-coated, tender chicken flesh […]

Main Dishes, Seafood Recipes

Butter Cereal Prawns

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Butter Cereal Prawns Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Main DishCuisine: Asian, Chinese Servings: 4 Ingredients500 g fresh, large prawns1 sprig curry , washed and patted dry2 bird’s eye chillies, sliced4 tbsp Nestum brand of cereal4 egg yolks5 […]

Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Chicken Curry

Make this tried and tested recipe for chicken curry, Malaysian style, and specifically, of Penang Nonya cuisine, that presents a heart-warming, complex spicy blend of wonderfully natural flavours. Seriously, I have an obsession with chicken curry and it is one that I have been somewhat compulsive in my efforts to […]