Beef with Eggs & Tomatoes

4 Roma tomatoes, quartered
4 eggs, whisked
1 pound flank steak, thinly sliced
1 tbsp. peeled and sliced ginger, and garlic
1/2 cup water
a dash of salt
and sugar


1/2 teaspoon corn flour
1 Tbsp water

Cut tomatoes into pieces, rinse.
Whisk the eggs, add 2 to 3 teaspoons of water. (Adding water into the whisked eggs would make them smoother after frying.)
Add oil on a highly heated wok, fry whisked eggs. Slightly stir and cook until 70% done, set aside.
Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil on wok over medium heat. Add beef, sprinkle with salt to taste and  stir well, set aside.
- Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil on wok over medium heat again. Add ginger and garlic.
Add tomatoes, sprinkle with salt and stir well. Put in 1/2 cup of water and sugar, cook a short while until sugar is dissolved.
- Toss in the eggs and beef. When all ingredients heat up again,
add thickening to preferred consistency.
- Pour in a serving bowl.

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Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes


2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 tbs brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon powder

- Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
- Add sweet potatoes and cook for 20-25 minutes until tender.
- Drain sweet potatoes; add brown sugar and cinnamon powder.
- Mash until smooth.


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Turnip Cake (Chinese New Year) 蘿蔔糕

1 kg Chinese white turnip (daikon)
170 gm rice flour
4 Tbsp wheat starch
40 gm Chinese sausage (臘腸)
45 gm Chinese mushrooms (冬菇)
3/4 cup unsalted chicken broth
pinch of white pepper

- Blanch Chinese sausage and Chinese mushrooms in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes for cleaning and easy chopping.  (Drain well and finely diced.)
- Peel the turnip and grate into thick strips.
In a big bowl, mix the rice flour with wheat flour well.
- Add 2 tablespoons of oil in a wok, sauté Chinese sausage and Chinese
mushrooms dices over medium heat. (Continue to sauté until aromatic.)
- Sprinkle white pepper to taste. 
- Pour in chicken broth, bring to a boil, cover and cook until tender and translucent.
Remove from heat. Add rice flour and wheat starch, quickly combine all ingredients into a thick batter.
Pour the mixture into a greased tray, 8-inch round.
- Steam over high heat with cover, about 45 to 60 minutes.

Check the water level and replenish, if necessary, with boiling water. Insert a chopstick into the middle part. If it comes out clean, the cake is cooked through. Let cool and refrigerate with cover for around 4 hours.

* Cut into pieces, fry both sides until golden brown. Serve hot, accompanying with chili sauce or with soy sauce.

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Drunken Chicken (醉雞)


    Half chicken, rinsed, patted dry
    4 tbsp Shaoxing wine (Chinese rice wine)
    3 tbsp light soy sauce
    2 tbsp olive or other vegetable oil
    1-2 tbsp sugar
    1-2 tbsp salt
    1 green onion
    1 ginger
    1 garlic
- Place 3L water in a large pot and bring to the boil
- Add chicken and blanch for 5 minutes (This removes any impurities.)
- Remove chicken from the pot and discard water

- Reserve pan
- Add oil, ginger, garlic and green onion
- Combine Chinese rice wine, salt, sugar, 3 cups water and soy sauce in the pan
- Stir until sugar dissolves, then bring to the boil
- Reduce heat to low

- Put chicken to the pan
- Simmer for 45 minutes or until the juices run clear
- Remove the chicken from the pan. Cut into pieces

- Divide and serve on plates with steamed rice

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Easy Creme Brulee

Prep time:
20 mins 
Cook time:
20 mins  

120 ml milk
whole eggs
 4 tsp sugar

hot water

     100 gm
caster sugar
      50 ml

 - Preheat oven to 160C/320F
 - Whisk the whole eggs, sugar and milk. Set aside
 - Pour caramel into 2 individual ~150ml ramekins
 - Then Pour egg mixture
 - Prepare a baking tray with hot water (not boiling)
 - Baked in the preheated oven for about 20 to 25 minutes, or until the custard is set
 - Remove from oven. Cover and chill in fridge for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

     Put water, followed by sugar in a small saucepan over low heat.
     Lightly swirl the saucepan to help combine the water and sugar.
     Continue to cook until the sugar dissolves.
     Once it boils, no stirring, and continue to cook until golden-brown.

     (Beware that the sugar mixture is extremely hot. Just cook until you see the color is
      changed to be  a bit lighter, then immediately remove from heat)

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Grilled Satay Chicken

Prep Time: 50 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

 2 pcs chicken breast or 4 pcs chicken thigh cut into small pieces
 1/2 tbsp sugar
 1/2 tbsp salt
 2 tbsp satay paste
 2 tbsp oil

- Preheat a grill
- Mix all ingredients in a bowl
Put in a fridge at least 30 mins
- Then Skewer marinated chicken
Place chicken on the grill, 4-6 minutes per side
- Serve with warm satay paste

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Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries


     Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

    3 sweet potatoes (cut into wedges)
    1/4 cup olive or other vegetable oil
    1-2 tbsp sugar
    1 tbsp salt
    1-2 tbsp spice or
    non spice combination
    of your choice

    **Cajun seasoning
       Chipotle powder
       Garlic powder  etc
- Preheat oven to 300/350F
- In a bowl, toss together all ingredients until sweet potatoes are evenly coated with oil
  and spices
- Place sweet potatoes on a baking tray and bake for about 30 minutes, or until done


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