Friday, March 30, 2007

Fermented Beancurd with minced meat (pic)


200gm minced meat (mix with 2 tbsp of tap water first)
4 pieces of taukwa
4 pieces of garlic
2 pieces of fermented beancurd (shanghai brand)

1 stalk of spring onion for garnishing

1 tbsp of crystal sugar
200 ml of chinese cooking wine (huatiao wine)

1. Cut the taukwa into small cube then chop garlic into fine pieces.

2. Heat up the wok with 1 tbsp of oil, add taukwa to fry, until taukwa slighty crispy, remove and set aside

3. Add in the minced meat to fry until it about slighty cooked, add in smashed fermented beancurd, to stir fry, then add in chopped garlic, add in crispy taukwa to stir fry, until taukwa well mixed, add in 1 tbsp of crystal sugar, then let it cook.

4.Once crystal sugar melt, add in 200 ml of chinese wine, let it cook, until all the wine is absorbed to the meat & taukwa, you can smell of the fragrant of the fermented beancurd, off fire, garnish with spring onion and serve.

Saturday, March 03, 2007

Fuzhou Style Oyster Pie (Vegetarian)

This recipes can make about 8 to 10 pieces of small pie

10gm chinese celery (finely chopped)
50gm Bean sprouts (finely chopped)
50gm Turnip (finely chopped)
50gm Straw Mushrooms (finely chopped)
7gm Red Chilli (finely chopped)
1 egg
30gm peanuts (nasi lemak kind) - wash & drain dry


15gm tapioca flour
15gm rice flour
30gm plain flour
60ml water


1/2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt


1. Prepare the batter: rice flour, tapioca flour, plain flour add together and sieve, Add sugar, salt, water to stir well until the mixture abit watery. Then Add 1 egg to mix with the batter. Leave it aside.

2. Prepare the chopped ingredient, then add to the batter to mix together. Mix it well.

3. Prepare oil in the wok for deep frying. Once oil is hot enuff, put the ladle into the wok, to heat up the ladle.

4. Once the ladle is hot, bring it up, put 2 tbsp of batter onto the ladle, Add peanut on top, use low fire as the oil is hot. Let its form into a small round pie.

5. When you see bubbles on the pie, its show the bottom of the pie is cooked, then can try to remove the pie from the ladle, then let it cook until it gives a solid round shape. Then you can prepare to make another pie with the ladle

6. Then turn over the pie to let it cook for a while, poke 2 hole on the backside of the pie, then it will cook faster.

7. You can put abt 8 pieces in a pan then, once it turn brownish scoop up and drain dry.