Shanghainese Savory Turnip Pancakes

I’ve always preferred savory to sweet when it comes to snacks, and Fried Turnip Pie (油墩子) is a traditional street-food in Shanghai that reminds me of many childhood memories when I lived there. If you’ve been to Wu Kang Road in the Former French Concession (法租界), that’s where me and my friends used to hang […]

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Shakshuka & Tuna Cheese Quesadilla

Shakshuka originally is an Israeli dish, then became popular in the Middle East and North Africa. It is typically a mix of tomatoes, onions, and eggs; I usually make this when we are clearing the fridge with whatever we have left or going off soon。 Quesadilla is a Mexican dish that no doubt, all families’ […]

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Short Rib Caramel

Inspired by the recipe from our dear friend Daniel Wong, Chef de Cuisine at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur – I’ve curated part of the recipe due to lack of ingredients during lockdown, which accidentally became a Asian-fusion from the original version. The short ribs are super juicy yet tender soft, fall off the bones and […]

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Shanghainese Scallion Oil Noodles

A super humble, yummy, traditional, minimalist dish that is commonly served as breakfast, lunch, or dinner in Shanghai. Ingredients: scallions (Spring Onions) cut them into finger length Seasoning Measures: 1-2 tbsp Cooking Oil 1 tbsp Dark Soya Sauce 2 tbsp Light Soya Sauce 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 1 tbsp Brown Sugar Adjust to your liking […]

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