Hainanese snack

Hainanese Chicken Chop By Eastcoastlife


My Hainanese hubby and son love eating my fried Hainanese chicken chop. It’s a simple dish which I could prepare in a jiffy. I often store chicken chops in my freezer, in case there is a sudden request for it. As I used cracker crumbs for the crust, the chicken chop tastes crispier. Nowadays, food Continue Reading

Qionghai Traditional Snack : Leaf Dumplings


Villagers in Qionghai use readily available ingredients on their land to make traditional snacks. The most commonly used ingredient is coconut. They also use some edible leaves, roots and stems as ingredients.  Some of these traditional cakes are really delicious. The younger generation are not willing to learn the skill and find it a hassle to Continue Reading

Qionghai : Hainan Village Trip 2017


From Singapore, I took an early flight to Haikou, arriving at Meilan International Airport before 11 am. My second nephew was waiting for me. It took us an hour of driving to reach our ancestral home in Qionghai. The rest of the family were waiting for me. It was the Chinese Thanksgiving Day, we were going Continue Reading