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Jin Dui – My fondest memory of mum, of Chinese New Year.

Jin Dui – My fondest memory of mum, of Chinese New Year.

This post is dedicated to my mum. She’s passed away for over 10 years now and I wish I knew it would’ve been my last time watching her made these before I left for the UK. Anyway, these tasty little morsels are the highlights of […]

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip cake is a Chinese New Year staple food, you will also find it in any dim sum menu.

Chinese New Year – Prawn Wonton

Chinese New Year – Prawn Wonton

More Chinese food! Well this is going to be the last one this month I think, as we are pretty much “chinesed” out ourselves. But hey, this one is a keeping as it is very versatile, you can alter the filling, you can boil them […]

Chinese New Year Treat – Gok Jai  (Peanut Puff)

Chinese New Year Treat – Gok Jai (Peanut Puff)

Chinese New Year is always a festival close to my heart. Mainly because I have so many childhood memories attached to it. Like… helping mummy to grate one Daikon after another till my fingers go in the grater (ouch), chopping millions of peanuts and they […]

Water Chestnut Cake

Water Chestnut Cake

I’m soooooooooo excited about Chinese New Year!!! There are sooooo many things I want to make, and today we went to the chinese supermarket and I spotted the fresh water chestnut that they sell. So I thought I just HAVE to make some water chestnut […]