Author: yencooking

Italian Aglio Olio with Avocado Oil

After a while, i am here again to keep up with the food lovers. Recently we bought some of the whole wheat pasta, so i decided to make the Italian comfort food which is Aglio Olio. Without the tomatoes sauce, this is lighter where chili flakes and avocado oil as the main seasoning. Also, the…


Simple Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon 简单猪肉釀苦瓜

Hello!! i am back after a while, as i have started on the working schedule, i have less time to keep up the posting, please forgive me on this. We found this nice bitter melon for our grocery last week, instead of making the soup, i have decided to make it into different taste. In…


Bread Machine Recipe: Easy Homemade Rich Pandan Flavor KAYA (Coconut Spread) 面包机简易斑兰加耶

i love this coconut spread more than other type of fruit jam, as it is rich of coconut and egg fragrance.This kaya spread can just simply add into any pastry to have the amazingly good taste. In America, there are so hard to find my hometown food, almost everything, i have to made it from…


Japanese Black Pepper Fried Udon with Seafood

Hi~~ i am back again, recently i start really simple cooking without much new recipes because i have to cook for 2 sessions everyday. Hubby used to eat overnight food, but i do not like this idea, so i decided to prepare him the lunch box every morning before he goes to work. So, with…


Easy Way Home Made Smooth Red Bean Paste 面包机简易红豆沙

Recently i have a new toy, i got a bread maker on the Black Friday. That’s so much fun that i can play with it. It helps me in many ways from baking, pastry and making ingredients for my dinner preparations. The important part i have saved up my time so much, so easy in…


Oriental Basil Oyster Sauce Octopus/ Squid (九层塔蚝油炒苏东/鱿鱼)

Octopus is a good source of protein and low fats, no matter how much you eat, you will never grow fat. It can be eaten raw or cooked, however, I prefer the chewy texture after a 3-minute quick stir fried. To prepare the dish, the difficult job would be the cleaning part of the octopus….


Teow Chew Taro (YAM) Ginkgo Dessert (潮州芋泥)

my skills for dessert & pastry is always weaker than the cooking skills. So, this is one of my favorite ingredient, Yam that I always craved as dessert. The Chinese Yam has the fluffy and soft texture when we made it into pastry or dessert. This is a traditional Chinese warm dessert originate from GuangDong…


Tomato Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Finally, there was a not so busy Sunday, I have a little time slot of making these tiny pork meatballs. Sweet and sour sauce with tomato are always easy to use with pork, chicken, fish and even vegetarian dish eg Tofu. Since i seldom make pork dish recently, i guess it is time to make some meatballs…


Traditional Mushroom Yam Rice 古早味香菇芋头油饭

Yesterday, i made a traditional taste yet simple dish for dinner, and hubby liked it so much. This is a One pot rice with mushrooms, shrimps and the main ingredient, Chinese Taro (Yam). With it’s fluffy texture, it made the rice taste so yummilicious and i believed if you like Chinese food you will definitely…


Dark Chocolate Chips Almond Soft Cookies

For the very first time i baked cookies, i am always not a big fan of cookies, as i felt it is so dry and hard texture, cookies never be my snack for tea time. However, hubby told me there is another type of soft cookies that i should try. I wonder how the soft…