Author Archives: KP Kwan

kapitan chicken recipe

Kapitan Chicken – How to cook in four simple steps

Kapitan chicken is one of the unique breeds in the curry family. Kapitan chicken (Ayam Kapitan in Malay) is truly a Malaysian curry, the amalgamation of the diverse array of Malay, Chinese and Indian eating culture. The unique flavor of this Nyonya chicken dish is the result of the complex interplay of a myriad of…

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authentic pad Thai recipe

Pad Thai Recipe – How to make in 4 simple steps

This Pad Thai post is completely rewritten based on my previous wok two years ago, with an upgraded recipe and the inclusion of the video demonstration. I have added more information as below: The authentic formula of the Pad Thai sauce The key ingredients and the explanation how to prep these items. The stir-frying technique required. I…

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hot and sour soup

Chinese hot and sour soup 酸辣湯 – How to make in 4 simple steps

Chinese hot and sour soup 酸辣湯 is a traditional northern Chinese favorite packed with the acidity of Zhenjiang vinegar, the spiciness of the white pepper and the nuttiness of sesame oil. The flavor becomes even more complex with the inclusion of bamboo shoot, dry mushrooms, wood ear fungus and finishes with a beaten egg pour…

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pork belly with taro

Braised pork belly with taro (芋头扣肉) – How to make in 4 steps

This Chinese braised pork belly with taro is an exceptional dish. Why? Because the pork belly is served up-ended, The pork and taro are cooked in a braising liquid in a deep bowl and inverted on a plate to serve. This action is called 扣 (means turn upside down, pronounced as ‘kao’), and meat is called 肉…

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butter prawns with oats

Butter prawns with oats and egg floss (麦片奶油虾)

Butter prawns with oats and egg floss, Malaysian Style? These prawns are crunchy, juicy, coated with oats, and crispy strips of egg floss. Yes, egg floss.  You read it right. Crispy and buttery! If you are not convinced you should cook it, take a look at the picture below. We developed this recipe several years…

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Chinese pork ribs

Braised Chinese pork ribs (Wuxi style) 無錫排骨

Chinese pork ribs are so tender that the meat is almost melting off from the bone! It is called Wuxi Pork ribs (無錫排骨), the signature cuisine of Wuxi, a town in the Jiangsu 江蘇 province of China. This article is all about how to cook this famous Chinese pork ribs, characterized by the sweetness of…

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pan-fried shrimps

Pan-fried shrimps with Premium Soy Sauce- How to make in 4 simple steps

In this article, I want to share with you an easy Chinese style pan-fried shrimps recipe (豉油王蝦/干煎虾碌). This Cantonese pan-fried shrimps recipe takes only twenty minutes to prepare, use nothing but the most common ingredients in the home kitchen.  Nevertheless, it has a very different flavor from the western style garlic butter shrimps, shrimps casserole…

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easy lamb cutlets

Lamb cutlets- How to prepare in four simple steps

In this article, I want to introduce a lamb cutlets recipe that is different from what you get in an average restaurant. The lamb cutlets (Chinese style) are marinated with a set of seasonings comprises the unique ingredient called Maggi seasoning. Apart from this, it also has soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. You…

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green tea chiffon cake

How to make green tea chiffon cake – the complete guide

Making green tea chiffon cake involve only a few steps. However, it is not as simple as you think if you want to make it perfect each time. This guide provides all the information you need to make the chiffon cake which is moist, soft, light, airy, fluffy and free from large air bubbles. Let’s…

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Eggplant with garlic sauce

Eggplant with garlic sauce – How to cook in 4 easy steps

Eggplant with garlic sauce (Yuxiang eggplant, 鱼香茄子) is a relatively easy and extremely delicious home-cooked dish. However, it is very tricky to cook eggplant. Many people struggle to perfect it because of eggplant absorbs oil quickly and become soggy, at the same time it lost its appetizing purple hue after cooking. This article will show you…

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