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Hup Toh Soh Chinese Walnut Cookies

Greet Chinese New Year (or any holiday) with homemade hup toh soh (Chinese walnut cookies), and my recipe uses walnut and sesame seed for extra nuttiness.

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Semur Ayam - Chicken in Nutmeg and Sweet Soy Sauce

Indonesian semur ayam is a delicious way to prepare bone-in chicken pieces and potatoes in a blend of spices, nutmeg, and kecap manis (sweet soy sauce).

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Taro Paste

Learn how to prepare taro paste with three ingredients: taro, coconut milk, and sugar. Taro paste is a great filling for bread, mooncake, mochi, or pastry.

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Steamed Chicken with Red Dates

Master this easy Chinese steamed chicken with red dates, then take it up a notch by adding even more ingredients such as ginger, shiitake, and goji berries.

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Bean Curd and Shiitake Pork Ribs Soup

Learn how to prepare delicious and healthy Chinese bean curd and shiitake pork ribs soup using pork ribs, shiitake, bean curd, and jujube/red dates.

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Bingka Labu - Kabocha Pumpkin and Coconut Milk Cake

Learn to bake Indonesian bingka labu (a kabocha pumpkin cake), where one batter splits into a softer custard filling and a firm outer crust, an instant pie.

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No Mi Fan - Savory Sticky Rice

Learn how to cook simple three ingredients no mi fan (Chinese savory sticky rice) in a rice cooker, essentially an easy version of bak cang, or lo mai gai.

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Har Lok Cantonese Dry Fry Prawns

Learn how to prepare this iconic easy 15-minutes Cantonese (Chinese) dry fry prawns with sweet and sour sauce using common everyday Chinese pantry sauces.

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Wajik - Sticky Rice in Palm Sugar and Pandan Leaves

Learn how to prepare wajik (Indonesian sticky rice cakes) with only 4 ingredients: white sticky rice, coconut milk, palm sugar, and pandan leaves. Vegan and gluten-free.

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Chwee Kueh - Water Cake With Preserved Radish

How to cook chwee kueh (water cakes) at home with a steamer or a microwave. These cakes are delicious with the generous amount of preserved radish topping.

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Clay Pot Chicken Rice in Rice Cooker

Feeling homesick and craving for Malaysian clay pot chicken rice? You can make this dish easily with my recipe using a rice cooker, no clay pot required.

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Matcha Steamed Buns

Fluffy and soft Japanese matcha steamed buns using rice flour so these steamed buns are gluten-free, on top of being delicious, and also not too sweet.

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