Sweet and Sour Sauce

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 1, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients

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Ingredients A 200g tomato sauce (click here for homemade tomato sauce recipe) 150g chilli sauce (optional: I did not use it since my children can’t take much chillies) 100g plum sauce or use 5 pieces of plum 400g water Ingredients B 2 tbsp Chinese Rice vinegar, 150g sugar 1 tsp... more

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Sweet and Sour Pork

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 1, 2014 | Category: Pork

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  This dish is called sweet and sour pork since it has strong taste from the tomatoes, vinegar, sugar and etc. It is pretty popular dish among the Chinese and the kids! I used home made tomato sauce and the sweet and sour sauce. The recipe below shows you the... more

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How to make Tomato Sauce (Ketchup) With Thermomix

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 1, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients

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  I made Sour Sweet Pork dish today and since one of the ingredients used is Ketchup, I decided to make my own. After researching from the web, here is my version of recipe for ketchup. I added fresh basil and oregano since I have these plants from my garden! Ingredients... more

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Ikan Bilis Powder A Good Replacement For Ajinomoto?

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 1, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients

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My friend, Jennifer shared with me a good tip! She suggested that I make powdered ikan bilis and use it as food enhancer. This powder can typically replace Ajinomoto which is made of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). Long term MSG consumption is harmful to the body causing the following side effects as... more

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Dried Shrimp Chilli Paste

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 31, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients

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I made one step forward for making my own ingredients today – Dried Shrimp Chilli Paste. As usual, I use Thermomix to blend and cook. The whole process took only 25 mins +. I updated this blog post while waiting for the machine to complete job. Easy! Ingredients Ingredients A... more

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Uses of Lemon Peel

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 31, 2014 | Category: Kitchen Tips

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I make lemon juices almost everyday for my family since lemon juice has so much health benefits. Also with Thermomix, making juice has become so much easier! Since I make juice so frequently, I have been left with lots of lemon scraps and wondered what I can do with the... more

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Health Benefits Of Spinach

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 30, 2014 | Category: Health Tips

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There are plenty of health benefits of spinach, when consumed in  the right amounts. Leafy green Spinach provides more nutrients than any other food. A clear benefit of this green vegetable is that it is readily available in all parts of the world. It is a versatile food. It can... more

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How to Make Spinach Dough For Pan Mee/ Flat Spinach Noodle Soup

By: | 2 Comments | On: July 30, 2014 | Category: Make Your Own Ingredients, Pasta and Rice Dishes

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Pan Mee is one of my favorite dishes.. In this recipe, I am using Spinach to make the dough. The benefits behind Popeye’s veg of choice…Spinach is well known for its nutritional qualities and has always been regarded as a plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy, increase vitality and... more

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6 Reasons To Eat Blueberries

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 25, 2014 | Category: Health Tips

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  Blueberries are full of antioxidants called Anthocyanins and are also responsible for their blue or purple color. Blueberries are used as raw, delicious smoothies, pancakes, juices, morning cereal and lamoned tea (Choice is your). Eating Blueberries are good for your health due to the numerous and amazing health benefits shown in future... more

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Braised pork on rice (Lu Rou Fan) 滷肉飯 With Thermomix

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 23, 2014 | Category: Pork

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Yesterday, it was my first attempt making Lu Rou Fan based on the recipe by Taiwan Duck. I was not quite satisfied with the results. Today, I took a look at the recipe by Taiwan Duck again and followed the ingredients used as much as possible. I am thrilled with the... more

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