You Tiao (Chinese Fried Dough Fritters)

You tiao, a fairly easy dish but is sold for $1 at times in Singapore. Which is pricey for something this easy. It is similar to Churros or Crullers, but offers more flexibility in terms of food pairing.

Read More

Char Siew (Chinese BBQ Pork)

At 11pm, we decided that we wanted Char Siew Rice for supper instead of saving it for the next day’s lunch. Did it stove top this time round, yielded a much juicier char siew than before.

Read More

5 Minute Upcycling Project: Old Socks into Infant Leggings

Got a pair of old socks (that still looks pretty good) but you’ve grown out of? Got a new baby coming but you ain’t got time to get some new pants for him/her? A simple upcycling project for your little one by turning old socks into leggings/infant pants!

Read More

The “must go” places in Shanghai

I’ve never been a fan of 3-day itineraries or those “must-do” in 3 days person. Having been there for almost a year, these are what I would recommend, but do plan your schedule accordingly!  If this is your first time in Shanghai, check out the other posts I have on traveling to Shanghai! (Especially the […]

Read More

Chinese Braised Chicken (Huang Men Ji 黄焖鸡)

Stalls selling Yellow Braised Chicken / huang men ji / 黄焖鸡 is literally on every street in Shanghai when I was there. I love it so much, I made it a point to have it every month. Chanced upon a Chinese website with a zillion variations of how to prepare this dish. So here we go, huang men ji.

Read More