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Stuffed Red Bean Pumpkin Pancakes 南瓜红豆馅饼

Tried my hands on these Stuffed Red Bean Pumpkin Pancakes from scratch, including the red bean paste and I must say they are really good ! Especially the homemade red bean paste is a far cry from the store bought paste as you can alter the sweetness of it to your liking plus it’s packed with such an aromatic red-beany taste that you probably can’t get from the instant ones. Though it might seem tedious to prepare them but once you get yourself down to doing it, they are not as tough as you would imagine. In fact, it was […]

Stir Fry Mee Tai Bak with Minced Meat

There was quite a fair bit of positive responses on this recipe after it was shared on Instagram, so I thought I would post it here as well to benefit all the non-Instagrammers. Mee Tai Bak is what we commonly know as Rat Noodles because in Chinese it is termed as 老鼠粉. I guess it resembles the tail of the rat, hence the term for it. And I liked it a lot especially when it goes into soups and stir fry. It is also quite a “kids meal” as the adults generally like to order this for the kids instead […]

Char Siew Pastry 叉烧酥

Hello all ! It’s been sometime since I last made any pastries of any sorts, so here’s one to keep the ball rolling again. And this time is a typical Chinese Dim Sum choice – the Char Siew Pastry which boosts of a crisp and flaky skin along with a sweet and luscious char siew filling. As with all other pastries, quite a fair bit of effort involved there but the end results is certainly rewarding. To keep things simplified for easy starters, we used ready char siew for this but prepared the sauce for the filling and dough skin […]