Hainanese Chap Chye (Mixed Vegetable Stew)


This traditional Hainanese Chap Chye (mixed vegetable stew) is a must-have during our family’s Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner. In my father-in-law’s Hainanese village, the dish is also known as ‘合家欢’ which means the whole family celebrates and rejoice together. Hainanese Chap Chye is easy to cook and tastes delicious. It goes well with steamed Continue Reading

Jiaji Duck – Hainan Four Best Known Dishes


Jiaji duck is one of the four best-known dishes in the Hainan cuisine. Whenever we are back in the village, my brother-in-law would cook us a Jiaji duck every alternate day because we love to eat it. I am missing it as I write this. *sad* Commonly found in Qionghai, we were told that Jiaji Continue Reading

Nasi Lemak Burger by McDonald’s Singapore


McDonald’s Nasi Lemak Burger is the newest addition to its menu in Singapore. I returned from an overseas trip to find so much excitement over this burger. Several friends who have tasted it, gave it the thumbs down. I did not want to taste it because I am trying to lose weight. Nasi Lemak Rice Continue Reading

Bayan Lepas : Delicious Food In Penang


On our recent trip to Penang, we stayed at Vistana Penang in Bayan Lepas. Dinner on the first night was hawker food at Pisa Corner Kafe which is directly opposite SPICE Convention Centre. We were spoilt for choice at this big hawker center which has some forty stalls. We had a sumptuous dinner. Bayan Lepas : Continue Reading

Delicious Penang Local Food In George Town


We crave for delicious Penang local food when we are in Singapore. When we visit Penang, the first thing after checking in to our hotel is to go to our favourite food stall. We usually stay in George Town where food is plentiful and easily accessible. Even though we stayed in Vistana Penang this time, Continue Reading

Traditional Hainanese Chicken Rice Balls


I am glad to have mastered the skill of making traditional Hainanese Chicken Rice Balls. My father-in-law was famous for his Hainanese Chicken Rice. He taught a few hawkers, a couple has become famous, how to cook an authentic Hainanese chicken rice. He passed his skill of cooking Hainanese chicken rice to his daughter and Continue Reading