Author: Chai Leng

Homegrown Tomatoes and Courgette

We’ve had some pretty nice, warm and sunny summer days this year. Our tomatoes and courgettes are growing and producing a good crop of vegetables. We’re quite pleased and have been enjoying our own homegrown tomatoes and courgettes a lot.  🙂 Here’s a photo of our recent crop. Good, huh..  🙂 We’re going to try to have a bigger plot of ground for homegrown vegetables next year. Yeah!!!  🙂 Rate this post if you like: (No Ratings...

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Steamed Meat with Silken Tofu, Egg & Chilli Preserved Radish

SI make some kind of steamed minced meat with chilli preserved radish regularly. It is a favourite of mine – simple to make, delicious and healthy as far as I am concerned. This time, I made a variation with an addition of silken tofu and egg. Marinate for 10 mins 150g minced meat with:   1 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp oyster sauce, ½ tsp maggi sauce, 1 tsp minced garlic, 1 tsp Hsio Tsing wine, some pepper and 1 tbsp corn flour. At the same time, soak some chilli preserved radish in water. Otherwise, it might be too salty....

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Ready-mix Congee / Rice Porridge

I found this at the large Chinese shop, The Oriental Toko Amsterdam, about 6 months ago and I’m addicted to it. It’s flaked dried porridge (pork flavoured) with bits of dried veg, good enough for 1 person. I had it for breakfast today. Just add 400ml hot  water and stir well or till the lumps are gone. I added some German-style cubed lunchmeat which gave it some additional flavour. Yes, it’s a wonderful find – so if I’m too lazy to stand at the stove for 1.5 hrs cooking rice porridge or if I need a quickie, this is...

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Hello & Welcome, World!

My own space.. My 1st blog.. A little excited, yes and still thinking of what and how what’s in my mind should be put in writing.. It will come.. Just be patient.. Wait for me!!!! And then come visit me often!! 🙂 Chai-Leng Rate this post if you like: (No Ratings...

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