Gado Gado (Indonesian Spicy Vegetable Salad)

Gado-gado is an Indonesian vegetables salad, accompany with prawn cracker around the plate and serve with a spicy peanut dipping sauce. Usually, hardboiled egg is part of the dish, but it had been omitted to make a vegan version. As for the peanuts sauce, coconut milk as be added, if desired. Preparation: 30 mins, Cooking […]

Dried Mee Siam

This is a slight modification of the mee siam with gravy to form this dried mee siam. I tried to keep the amount of oil used to the minimum, therefore, there is a need to sprinkle water on the noodle for easy mixing. Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 8 mins Ingredients (serves 2)° 100g rice […]

Vegetarian “Chicken” with Wine and Black Fungus

Black Chinese Fungus or Wood Ear is usually included in traditional confinement dishes, as it helps to remove post natal blood accumulated in the uteri. It also promotes blood production. Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients (serves 1)° 10g shredded black Chinese fungus, soaked° 30g cardoncello mushroom/king oyster mushroom, sliced° 20g ginger, peeled […]

Vegetarian Lontong

Lontong is pressed rice cakes serves with vegetables in coconut gravy or sayur lodeh. Serondeng (crispy spicy grated coconut with sambal chilli) is added. This malay dish is commonly enjoyed by all races in Singapore. This is a vegan version where hardboiled egg is omitted. Shallots can be added to the spice paste, if desired. […]

Satay Peanut Sauce

This is the vegetarian version of spicy peanut sauce, where shrimp paste is replaced by vegetarian belacan. Usually this recipe calls for shallots, however, in here it is omitted. This is a sauce that can be use for dipping Vegetarian Satay, whipping up Satay Beehoon and Gado Gado – Indonesian Vegetable Salad. Preparation: 5 mins, […]

Indian Mee Goreng

Indian Mee Goreng is the result of intermingling of food culture, using Chinese yellow noodles, Indians spices and western ingredients like tomatoes sauce and potatoes. In this recipe, I had left out the potatoes, you can add in prior to stir frying tomatoes, if desired. Alternatively, you might add green peas to make it more […]

“Fish” Congee

Congee from the sea, in this recipe I made use of mock fish – vegetarian fish slice. To increase the flavour from the sea, dried kelps in knot can be used to boil the congee. Top with some finely shredded or small pieces of roasted nori. Don’t forget the pepper! Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: […]

Simplified “Yu Sheng” Salad

This salad is inspired by the raw fish salad which is commonly served during Chinese New Year in Singapore. This recipe calls for ingredients like the carrot and white radish shreds that are used for the dish. As for the dressing, oil is replaced by using water and salt is totally being omitted. The simplified […]

Vegetarian Mee Rebus

Mee Rebus is Malay dish which use Chinese yellow noodle with spicy sweet potato gravy. For this simplified version, I have omitted hardboiled eggs which are commonly serve with mee rebus. You can make this dish interesting by adding some red and green chilli. Mix some potatoes with the sweet potatoes to make the gravy, […]