Fried carrot cake recipe stashed!

Fried carrot cake is not made with carrots. It is made with daikon radish. I have no idea why this dish is called fried carrot cake. I didn’t even know that there was something wrong with the name until I encounter the English carrot cake. I can see why foreign visitors might be confused. However, the name is already very established in Singapore so it is here to stay. Fried carrot cake is a common street food in Singapore. It is basically pan fried daikon radish steamed cakes with eggs. It is served plain/white or black by adding dark sweet Continue Reading

Asparagus salad recipe stashed!

This asparagus salad recipe stashed has Japanese influence. It makes a nice refreshing starter or appetizer. Ingredients 1 bundle of asparagus 1/2 tomato 1/2 green bell pepper 1/4 onion 2 teaspoons chopped parsley Salt and pepper 3-4 tablespoons oil and vinegar dressing to taste Wash the tomato, onion, green bell pepper, drain thoroughly Peel and chop the tomato into coarse cubes Peel the onion and together with the bell pepper, chop finely Mix the chopped vegetables together and add the oil and vinegar dressing Wash the asparagus If the asparagus are quite big, the skin near the ends can be Continue Reading

Oil and vinegar dressing recipe stashed!

Oil and vinegar dressing recipe stashed. Ingredients 1/4 cup of rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt A little pepper 3/4 cup grapeseed oil If you do not have grapeseed oil, you can use a substitute salad oil. You can use olive oil if you want the strong olive oil flavour in the salad. If not, use something mild tasting. Always use a natural white vinegar, it tastes and smells better. Pour the vinegar into a mixing bowl and add the salt and pepper Whisk it with a small whisk or fork Add the grapeseed oil gradually into the mixture and Continue Reading

Tartar sauce recipe stashed!

Tartar sauce recipe stashed! Fry up your own seafood platter and the tartar sauce to go with it. The tartar sauce is not that hard…really. Ingredients 1/4 onion 1 dill pickle mix 1 hard boiled egg 1 teaspoon minced parsley 3/4 cup homemade mayonnaise Directions Mince the onion, dill pickle and hard boiled egg Add everything to the homemade mayonnaise and mix well Chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour or until ready to use Learn how to make homemade mayonnaise.