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Dorayaki

Dorayaki

Sundays used to mean waking up early to watch Doraemon series in the television. It is an incredible story about a blue robot cat from the future who can…

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Sweet Red Bean Paste

Sweet Red Bean Paste

Azuki-an, or sweet red bean paste, is a very common filling used in Japanese and Chinese desserts. Anpan (red bean bread), dorayaki (red bean pancakes), manju,…

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Vegetables and Bee Cheng Hiang Bak Kwa Salad

Vegetables and Bee Cheng Hiang Bak Kwa Salad

My Mom brought me bak kwa from Bee Cheng Hiang the other day. I was at a lost of what I to do with it until my little brother posted a photo of a scrumptious…

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Soto Ayam Lamongan

Soto Ayam Lamongan

One of Indonesian most popular chicken soup. Served with glass noodles and a delicious broth flavored with turmeric, coriander, lemongrass, ginger, and galangal.

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Chayote and Chili Stir Fry

Chayote and Chili Stir Fry

Chayote (labu siam) makes a regular appearance in many Indonesian recipes. Try your hand cooking chayotes with this simple stir-fry dish.

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Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

I had my very first tonkatsu (豚カツ) in United States when I was in college and I was hooked! Sure I love sushi and ramen and udon and tempura and oh so many…

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Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice

One of the most ubiquitous dish sold in every Chinatown around the globe and it is a popular choice for lunch. I know of places that serve just this on their…

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Dang Gui and Shiitake Chicken

Dang Gui and Shiitake Chicken

Another hand me down recipe from my Mom, which I absolutely love. My Mom likes to serve this as part of her must have dishes in our family Chinese New Year…

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Siomay Bandung

Siomay Bandung

Indonesian steamed fish dumplings stuffed in bitter melon and tofu, potatoes, cabbages, and hard-boiled eggs, served with peanut sauce, kecap manis, and lime juice.

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Three Cup Chicken - San Bei Ji

Three Cup Chicken - San Bei Ji

Three cup chicken, or San Bei Ji in Chinese, is a very popular dish. Legend says that the original chef use one cup each of sesame oil, Chinese wine, and soy…

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Bok Choy and Fish Ball Soup

Bok Choy and Fish Ball Soup

Back in college days when I was strapped for time to cook and the grocery stores sorely lacked dedicated Asian food ingredients, this was my go to soup.…

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Garlic Ginger Chili Sauce

Garlic Ginger Chili Sauce

This garlic ginger chili sauce goes perfectly with Hainanese chicken rice. You can make this sauce using chilies, garlic, ginger, and rice vinegar.

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