Entries Tagged as 'Recipes: Asian'

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Glutenous Sesame Boules

You guys. I had these grand plans to finally tackle making tang yuan for Yuan Xiao Jie this Chinese New Year. Today is the Spring Lantern Festival, which marks the 15th and final day of the Lunar New Year celebrations, and is often associated with paper lanterns, solving riddles, and glutinous rice dumplings. L loves […]

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

CNY x Charcuterie (Cantonese Edit)

Although you guys have only been privy to the first year this happened – this now marks the fourth year in a row that I’ve managed to make something a little seasonal and festive for the Chinese New Year. It started back in 2014 when I found out, to my horror, that plenty of my […]

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Roasted Chicken Rice

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SINGAPORE! I’ve been working on the roasted version of Hainanese Chicken Rice for a couple of years now (in which I mean I tried it twice, and then got bored of failing/not-quite-succeeding and shelved it for a later date). But since it’s Singapore’s 49th birthday today, I figured I could share the current […]

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Tarting Up the Year of the Horse

Since moving to Hong Kong back in 2008, I’ve not been back to Singapore for Chinese New Year – my family isn’t terribly traditional, flights are ridiculously expensive around these peak periods, and I generally see my family enough that they don’t make a fuss if I miss occasions like these. However, that means that […]

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Chicharon

Fun fact: as a kid, one of my (many) nicknames was ‘Chich’, which was short for chicharon – a Filipino snack of deep fried pork rinds. (Variations are also popular in Spain, parts of Latin America, and – more recently – areas of the US and Europe.) I continue to be baffled by this, since […]