Taiwanese Braised Pork On Rice

Pork on rice is always a fantastic idea. I bet there is very few people that can resist braised pork on rice. Well, I can’t. Braised pork on rice is a very famous type of street food in Taiwan. Every shop and every housewife has their own secret to make this special dish. My initial/earlier…

Malaysian Style Sweet & Dark Barbecue Pork (Char Siu)

Dark, sweet and caramelised are the words to represent this barbecue pork (we called it “Char Siu” in Cantonese). The direct translation of Char Siu is “skewer and barbecue”. It is being said that Char Siu originated from Guangdong, China. This pork that I made is the Malaysian version of Char Siu. It is different…

Little Wonders – Fried Wonton

Wonton, dumpling, steamed bun, spring roll… All these are wonderful stuff. The filling is wrapped under the skin and you won’t know what’s in it until you take a bite. Then the mystery unveils… I have this habit of taking a bite and look at the filling and then I continue to take more bites…

Sweet & Sour Tofu

This is usually cooked using pork ribs. It’s called sweet and sour pork.  I had a lot of meat recently. Especially a few days ago, I had ramen for lunch. I ordered pork ribs ramen for lunch and since I am a very greedy person plus I am sharing with Mister Paya, I added some…

Stir Fried Eggplant with Minced Pork

Eggplant has a very fascinating colour, don’t you agree? The mysterious purple colour eggplants that sit together with the other vegetables which are red, yellow and green, the eggplants don’t really stand out. I really like looking at eggplants but I certainly don’t really enjoy eating it. My grandmother used to cook eggplants but I…

Five Spice & Soy Sauce Pork Belly Stew

Pork belly is something that I cannot resist. This layered meat is a wonder. You can make roast pork where the skin crackles and fats that melt in your mouth, YUM!  You can make stew, you can slice thinly and stir fry with leeks, you can do many wonderful things with it. I cannot resist…