Snacks for Chinese New Year


One of the most important thing about Chinese New Year is the food, of course it has to come after your family, friends and companions. Chinese New Year is a chance where people enjoy huge feasts, socialize and pig out! I tend to forget about my weight watch or work out during the period and I'll carry with me the flabby meat until Chap Goh Meh. Chinese New Year is also known for its … [Read more...]

The making of Pai Tee (Top Hats)


Pai Tee, a Nyonya delicacy is a popular treat in my family. The children will usually bugged my mum for making it. It requires a lot of patience because the making of the cases is tedious and so mum will make it a special treat on certain occasions such as the annual CHINs' gathering. First, whisk the batter with hand until it becomes smooth. Then the iron mould is heated in oil, then dipped … [Read more...]

My First Self Made Spring Roll


After reading Glutton Rabbit and Just Heavenly post on Spring Roll, I decided to make my own too. So eventually my recipe will be a combination of theirs. Ingredients (to make 20) 1 large sengkuang - thinly sliced 2 carrots - thinly slices 1 clove of garlic - finely chopped 40 sheets spring roll wrappers 3 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tbsp of oyster sauce Salt and sugar to taste 1. Heat some … [Read more...]