Salt

Salt is rock and it rocks!! It is a crystalline solid, white, pale pink or light grey in colour, obtained from sea water or from rock deposits. Salt is necessary for the survival of all living creatures, including humans. Salt is involved in regulating the water content (fluid balance) of the body. Salt flavour is … Continue reading

Hot Scrambled Egg

    Ingredient: Egg Cut leek Chilies Seasonings: Salt (or Soy sauce), pepper Cooking oil How to: Crack open egg into a bowl. Add leek, chilies and seasonings. Scramble them with a fork/ scrambler for 1 minute. Heat up the pan and add 2 spoon of cooking oil. When the oil is hot enough, pour … Continue reading

Butter, Margarine or Else

There are some confusion about which is better: Butter or Margarine. According to About.com health section, written by Shereen Jegtvig: “Both margarine and butter have the same number of calories and fat grams. Butter is a good source of vitamin A and margarine is a good source of vitamin E. Margarine may add unhealthy trans-fats … Continue reading

Ketchup Sausage

This is a very simple and delicious dish. It takes around 5 minutes to prepare. It’s nice to be served with salad or as snack on its own. Ingredient: Sausage (You can use whatever sausage you like: beef, chicken, turkey, pork etc) Ketchup Butter/Margarine [Here on Butter, Margarine or else?]   How to: Cut the sausage … Continue reading

Stir-fry Vegetable

This is a very easy-to-do dish. It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare.   Ingredient: Chopped Garlic (3-4 cloves) [here how to chop garlic] Vegetable (you can choose whatever you like, e.g. broccoli, cabbage etc) Oyster sauce (1-2 tablespoon) White pepper (a little bit) Cooking oil (around 3-5 tablespoons)   How to do: Heat … Continue reading

How to fry fish

There is one river flowing through the town I live in. These fishes come from the river. I think they are particular to this area/island – but not so sure. Anyway you can use other types of fish for frying.   How to: Clean and wash the fishes, dry them. Heat up the pan and add some cooking oil. … Continue reading

How to know if the oil during preheating is hot enough

Options:  Add a drop of water into the oil; when the oil is hot, the water will pop into steam on contact. There is a type of pan, available on market, with a red dot in the middle indicating the temperature. Use feeling. Put your hand above the pan to feel the heat. After few … Continue reading

Steam Fish

Ingredient: Fish (anything that you like that seems to be steam-able) (cut to medium size) Sliced ginger Cut leek Sliced chilies Chopped garlic Soy sauce   How to make: Put the fish on the heat-able plate. Put the ginger, leek, chilies, and garlic on top of the fish. Pour some soy sauce on it. Prepare … Continue reading

Pork Porridge

As a child, I was accustomed to having breakfast before school. My school started at 7.30am. I must leave home at the very last of 7am. I would wake up as late as possible, took bath and came to the dining table. Mom would have prepared for my brothers and I something to eat – even … Continue reading

Crab with tauco sauce

Mom’s trademark crab dish is this crab with tauco sauce. This tauco sauce is salted bean sauce. Ingredient: 1-2 Crab 4 cloves of garlic 3 cloves red onion 2 leeks 2 red chilies (up to personal taste) 1 tablespoon of salted bean sauce (tauco sauce) 3 tablespoon of tomato sauce 1 tablespoon of sugar A … Continue reading