Month: March 2017

Fa Gao or Fatt Gou (Chinese Prosperity Steamed Cake)

~ Steamed Fa Gao with Easy Quick Lid ~ Fa Gao (Mandarin) or Fatt Gou (Cantonese) or Leavened Cake when literally translated. It is a type of steamed cupcake with a long history amongst the Chinese community, being famous for its symbolism…Read More »

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Hakka Beancurd (Tau Kwa) Served in Fresh Lettuce

~ Stir-fried Mashed Beancurd with Minced Chicken Wrapped in Lettuce ~ At a glance, this dish appeared to be an ordinary one, just like any other minced meat with beancurd/Tau Kwa dish. I learnt this dish from Madam Annie Ho, the Director…Read More »

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Steamed Taro Cake (commonly known as Yam Cake)

~ Steamed Vegetarian Yam Cake ~ As I grow older and left my hometown, I have deviated from the interest in buying starchy food with high level of carbohydrate. It is harder to please the palate for traditional food these days. Steamed…Read More »

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Homemade Springy Fish Balls in Rich Broth

~ Spanish Mackerel Rich Broth with Springy Fish Balls ~ Fish paste or fish balls have been my favourite food since young. Whenever my mum made them, she will have both her hands tied and I would be asked to help out…Read More »

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