Drunken Sweet Tofu

  Healthy yummy tofu cooked without any oil needed. Very simple to make, yet very tasty like Chinese resto menu, my family said. Ingredients: 1 cup Kikkoman soya sauce 1 cup of water 3 Tbsp angciu (red Chinese cooking wine) 1/2 Tbsp crushed garlic 2 Tbsp sugar 3 pcs (small) rock sugar 3 dashes of pepper 1 inch ginger, peeled, crushed 9 pcs tofu, […]

Homemade Corned Beef

One of my resolutions for this year is avoiding preservatives and unnecessary additives in our home consumption. And it brings me to search for homemade version one of our favorite canned food. Corned Beef. Searched here, here and here introduced me to several wonderful home cooks and also new vocabularies, like: brine; brining, 红曲米/ angkak […]

Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemum Tea is made of dried chrysanthemum flower petals and boiling hot water. Also known as Anthemis grandiflorum or Anthemis stipulacea. The dried petals, below: Here’s what they looked like after simmered in the boiling water. Gorgeous! The water will get yellowish after a minute or two. Just brewed it about 5-10 minutes, it will get […]

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“How do you brew klava?” “You don’t know?” She smiled. “I can serve it with the best, but I’ve never needed to learn how to brew it.” “You press coffee through a filter made of eggshells and wood chips with vanilla bean, then reheat it so it almost boils, then…