• Pork,  Soup,  Under $2

    Pork Rib Apple Soup

    *Sorry for the lousy picture. It was taken at 8.30 pm, where there’s no sunlight! Soup has got to one of the most fail-proof dishes. Really, there is only ONE true component to making tasty soup: time. You can make a really sweet and savoury soup with just a few basic ingredients. If I’m trying to go meatless, the most basic soup would be ABC soup: corn, carrot, potato and onion. If I really want a rich, full bodied soup, I add pork ribs and honey dates, and boil for at least 2.5 hours over the stove top. You could also cook the soup in your slow cooker for 7…

  • Braised,  Chicken,  Potato,  Under $1

    Oyster Sauce Chicken 蚝油鸡

    Oyster sauce chicken has always been one of my favourite dishes. There’s a stall in Clementi market and hawker centre that sells a really yummy version, but when you can cook it yourself at home, why not? This dish is comfort food, a familiar favourite. I usually only cook this on days that I can eat rice.. I eat very little carbs and no rice/noodles/bread Mondays to Fridays. All I can say is: 如果你没有肥过,你是不会了解的。Haha. I like this dish with lots of gravy so I can spoon it generously over my precious bowl of rice on weekends. Sooo good!