Saturday, September 27, 2008

Dim Sum at Crystal Jade Plaza Singapura

A must have on dining table for Singaporeans. Red Chilli Sauce, Green Chilli, Light soya sauce and pepper.

2 plates of Roasted nuts for starters-this cost $4 - OMG

Preserved Egg and Meat Cognee

BBQ Twin Meat (chicken and char siew)

Fried Carrot Cake
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Fried Wanton with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Fried Bean Curd Skin with fillings in them- yummy

Har Kow-my youngest son's favourite - I think we ordered 4 baskets of these

Siew Mai

Chee Cheong Fun or Rice Roll with BBQ Pork

Egg Tarts

Rice Roll with shrimp

Sweet and Sour Pork

Glutinous Rice

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice

My childhood friend and I enjoyed our lunch very much at Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice Shop in Novena.

Steam Chicken

Chicken Rice

Chilli to go with the chicken

Soya Sauce Chicken Noodle

The dumpling soup is so delicious. Very worth going to this restaurant. They had other "zichar" food too.
Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice & Restaurant
275 Thomson Road #01-05, Novena Ville
Singapore 307645
Tel: (65) 6255 6396

Monday, September 22, 2008

Tea Time at Jack's Place

My childhood friend and me seems to be enjoying ourselves so much. After each shopping trip, we would reward ourselves with a little snack and some
We had some sandwiches at Jackplaces on such one occasion and I ended up skipping my

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Nasi Padang

A nasi padang stall

Rendeng beef, curry vegetables and fish cake

Rice with vegetable curry, fried drumstick, peanuts and okra(ladies fingers)

Friday, September 19, 2008

Hongkong's Famous Wife's Cake

This is the famous wife cakes or Lou Po Beng.

Origins of Lou Po Beng

Once upon a time a very famous master baker in Tang Pastry (Chinese Style Pastry) having his wonderful techniques in preparing pastry items and with good assistance from his wife got his name far-famed with in the regime. His business bloomed but he had bad habit in gambling when let his properties all offset by loss.
One day he lost so much money in casino as he bet with a borrowing from unruly for even more losses, debtors forced him to return home trying to cover debts through mortgage of any remaining stuff. Only on returning home that he realized that no more valuable was left in his empty house to fulfill his wish.
This time he had to seek for help from his wife who told him. “Ever since you gambled my dear, I have tried so many times to advice you but without effect, our relatives are now not accessible for contacts we could be hopeless to get any help. I think I am the very last thing you could pawn so go ahead but promise me that you will definitely stop gambling after selling me because I won’t be available to help to you any more.”
The man, after selling his beloved wife, felt extremely remorseful. This time he did stop from gambling again with a view the commemorate each better half of him, he created a kind of very delicious Tang pastry is the name of his wife Lou Po Beng, (Wife Cake).

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Kuehs from Bengawa Solo

Assorted kuehs from Bengawa Solo. You can see more of their products from their yummy website.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Moon Cakes-Assorted

Traditional mini moon cakes. The oval shaped moon cakes had a salted egg yolk in it while the squared moon cakes had none with only lotus paste in it.

Assorted mini moon cakes with snow flake skin. They have different flavours of durians and chocolates....yummy

Durian flavoured moon cakes.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Making of moon cake-Video 1 and 2

The above video shows the traditional way of making moon cake.

The above video is slightly different from the first video. This is the Teochew style moon cake and dont need a moon cake mould. The fillings are put into the pastry and rolled into a ball and then baked.