Fried Carrot Cake

Fried Carrot Cake is a very popular local hawker dish and Singaporeans love their fried carrot cake, that’s also known as Chai Tow Kway. It does not contain any carrots and is made from a combination of white radish, rice flour and water, which is then steamed into cakes. I remember mum buying fried carrot…

Tofu Sambal

Tofu or most commonly known here as Tauhu, is bean curd and I may have mentioned before that I love tofu in almost any form. Besides the paneer burji, tofu sambal used to be the most requested dish my office colleagues in the UAE used to ask me to make. When they tried it for…

Kangkong Stir Fry

This is a very easy and simple dish to prepare. Kangkong is also known as Water Spinach or Morning Glory and is one of my favourite green veggie. I love the sambal kangkong that you get from the Malay stalls here, as they add belachan (shrimp paste) or the dried prawns. I made this suitable…

BBQ Tofu

I love tofu, or some call it tahu, in any form and my all time favourite is tahu sambal. Tofu is bean curd and I have some friends in UAE who are my hardcore fans when it comes to tahu sambal. I so enjoy making it for them and I am sure they are missing…

Prata Goreng aka Kothu Prata

I came across this recipe in the Straits Times a long time ago. I had made it couple of times, but unfortunately I have misplaced the recipe. At that time, I felt it was a nice twist to the usual mee goreng (mee is for noodles and goreng means fry) and only later on did…

Kway Teow Goreng

I love noodles! Not so much the dried ones and preferably the fresh ones you get from the wet market in Singapore. There’s such a huge variety of noodles and the various preparation from the Chinese, Malay and Indian Muslim stalls that I think I will write a separate chapter on it altogether! This recipe…