Simple Corn Salad

The simple recipe of corn salad again is to use fresh corn on the cob. Remove the kernels from the corn on the cob, stream and mix well with vegetarian salad cream or vegan mayonnaise. Frozen corn can be used but the result is not that desired. Preparation: 2 mins, Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients […]

Cup Corn

The secret to sweet and delicious cup corn is to use fresh corn on the cob. Remove the kernels from the corn on the cob, stream and season with non dairy margarine and salt. Frozen corn can be used but the result is not that desired. Preparation: 2 mins, Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients (serves […]

Quick American Ginseng Soup

I bought a packet of Yew Chian Haw America Ginseng Soup at Fairprice few days back. The ingredients consist of American Ginseng, Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati, Fructus Lycii, Rhizonma Dioscorea Batatas, Euphoria Longan, Fructus Ziziphi Jujubee. As the ingredients are mostly in grounded form within the sachet and it is appropriate to use it to make […]

Vegan Scrambled “Egg”

This is a vegan version of scrambled egg using tofu mashed or scrambled. Turmeric is used here to obtain the colour of the egg. The more important reason in using turmeric as it can prevent the onset of arthritis and offer some protection against breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 5 […]

Vegan Coleslaw

There are few different ways to prepare this salad. The cabbage can be minced using the food processor or thinly shredded and mixed with the mayonnaise with a little mustard or vegetable oil and vinegar. I blanched the vegetables, as I prefer it to be a little bit softer and not that raw. Preparation: 10 […]

Steamed Chestnut

I saw the lovely chestnuts (shells removed and the skins still on) in the supermarket and brought some at the price of $6.80 per kilogram. Chestnut is the least fatty and starchiest of the nuts and is richly nutritious as well. There are many ways to cook chestnut, boiling with water, roasting in the oven […]

‘Egg & Mayonnaise’ Sandwich

Oooh, I really like this very much and feel like making them for friends and just tell them it is egg. It can’t really tell when the fresh scrambled tofu mixed with vegan mayonnaise, especially when you like more mayonnaise on it. Just control the amount of turmeric powder used or it can be omitted […]

Quick Mini ‘Steamboat’ Soup

This is a one-pot wonder for days that are too tired to whip up a big meal. It is improvised from the steamboat which we usually have, using its few common ingredients. Carrot is used to sweeten the soup and by using Chinese celery leaves (tang o), it spices up the soup with a lovely […]

Red Date Lotus Seeds and Lily Bulb Tea

I happened to find Lily Bulb while doing marketing yesterday and decide to do up this recipe. This tea is good for easing insomnia, restlessness and irritability. Lily Bulb (Bai He) is often used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to calm and relieve the mind in order to retain healthy energy within the body. And […]

Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables

This dish has a combination of few different vegetables and makes it rather interesting and colourful. Blanching the vegetables instead of stir-fried them one after another is to have a better control on the crunchy texture of each vegetable and to avoid overcooking them. The sauce can be just light soy sauce plus sugar with […]