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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Homemade Chai Poh (Preserved Sweet Radish)

Used in a variety of dishes, from fried Carrot Cake to Chai Poh Omelette, this is our favorite as kids. When I visited my grandparents’ hometown in 2012, they even had preserved radish to accompany plain porridge. It was surprisingly yummy.

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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.

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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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