Wafu Dressing (Japanese Salad Dressing)

Following two gestational diabetes tests, and many many vials of blood drawn, we went on a Japanese food spree. What is healthier and tastier than Japanese food, especially following such a scare. The meal will always start off with an appetiser of Japanese salad with a really simple and tasty sauce. I love the taste of the sauce so since it’s Japanese curry night, I thought to try it out for myself.

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Mee Rebus

It occurred to me it’s been some time since I last had Mee Rebus. There was sweet potato sitting in the container the whole two weeks I was away, so why not kill two birds with one stone.

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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.

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Teochew Braised Duck with Yam Rice

I’ve never missed duck rice, but I do love myself some yam rice. When we got back from Germany, the food delivery service was serving this dish but it was 2 days away. What better way to satisfy the craving by creating it.

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Achar (Nonya Spicy Pickled Vegetables)

I wanted nasi lemak. There was salmon baking in the oven, and then what is nasi lemak without cucumbers. I had pineapples in the fridge, so hey, best to incorporate them both and turn them into this refreshing Nonya / Peranakan pickled dish, achar, to go with my Nasi Lemak!

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Muah Chee

Random craving at night. Was never a fan of Muah Chee. And I discovered why. The muah chee they sell outside contains a lot more oil than it should. No wonder I get sick of it when I’m just halfway through the serving. Adapted from a recipe found online, made using only the trusty overworked […]

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