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  Topic: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
Jean Lee

Replies: 23
Views: 7261

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Thu May 17, 2007 12:22 am   Subject: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
The young ones are those slim, long, paler in color (because they didn't spend long enough time in their mud bath?!?!?) and less fibrous.

The older lotus roots are knobby and bulbous and sold in th ...
  Topic: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
Jean Lee

Replies: 23
Views: 7261

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Wed May 16, 2007 9:32 am   Subject: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
Gina,
There is a difference between the old lotus roots and the young ones.

The young ones you can slice and eat raw, make juice, or as some restaurants do, make an appetiser of it. Your liang te ...
  Topic: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
Jean Lee

Replies: 23
Views: 7261

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 9:26 pm   Subject: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
Can I just use water instead of adding chicken stock? I just throw all the ingredients into the slower cooker with water and cook for at least few hours. And add some salt to taste. Will it be not as ...
  Topic: 8 Treasures Tea(recipe by Jean Lee)
Jean Lee

Replies: 6
Views: 2360

PostForum: Cocktails and Drinks   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 11:05 pm   Subject: 8 Treasures Tea(recipe by Jean Lee)
It is really up to your taste buds, no hard and fast rules here.
What I do is a pinch of each (loose) items like tea leaves, mai men dong, qi zi, etc. - using thumb/index/middle finger.
For longan ...
  Topic: Chicken Feet Soup
Jean Lee

Replies: 0
Views: 840

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:19 am   Subject: Chicken Feet Soup
Another variation:
I sometimes cook chicken feet with dried mushrooms and yook jook.

Still another variation I used from a chinese cookbook on tonics:
Ingredients
3g prunus/north south almonds ...
  Topic: Fish Head Soup
Jean Lee

Replies: 2
Views: 1216

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:01 am   Subject: Fish Head Soup
Thank you S_ter ... can't wait to make it.

Bones island: what bones island: there are no bones in a fish coffee
Beg to differ !!!

Writing from Hong Kong here. Tried to cook fish slice soup, the her muay ...
  Topic: Tiramisu
Jean Lee

Replies: 39
Views: 13103

PostForum: Sponge & Chiffon Cakes   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:48 am   Subject: Tiramisu
Wasn't there another thread on Tiramisu in "Tiramisu for a friend's mother" started by Florence? Talked about sponge fingers as well. Also, I had price comparison for mascapone cheese:

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  Topic: Korean Bulgogi(recipe and pic)
Jean Lee

Replies: 16
Views: 3133

PostForum: Asian Red Meats   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 6:58 pm   Subject: Korean Bulgogi(recipe and pic)
understood, so no problem "over marinating".

Gina, I am trying your honey plum pork roast right now. My butcher says he cannot guarantee the twee bak cut for the roll, so yesterday morn ...
  Topic: Korean Bulgogi(recipe and pic)
Jean Lee

Replies: 16
Views: 3133

PostForum: Asian Red Meats   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2005 11:10 am   Subject: Korean Bulgogi(recipe and pic)
Many thanks for this recipe. Altho I have collected other Bulgogi recipes, I will try yours as it looks less complicated.

You mentioned to marinate the meat only for 2 hours. Any reason why?
I ...
  Topic: Korean Bulgogi(recipe and pic)
Jean Lee

Replies: 16
Views: 3133

PostForum: Asian Red Meats   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:32 pm   Subject: Re: korean bolgogi
... i got my recipe from the net and it is so simple. use ribeye beef and slice as thin as possible(i will buy the ready sliced from the korean store) - then marinate with soya sauce, sesame oil, min ...
  Topic: Braised Mushroom
Jean Lee

Replies: 8
Views: 2254

PostForum: Sauce/Jam/Paste/Dips   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 8:49 pm   Subject: Braised Mushroom

Lean pork loin, or chicken, sliced and julienned (you can also add chicken gizzards and livers if you like them). Fry this with the shredded or whole mushrooms. Make more and thicker sauce so tha ...
  Topic: Braised Mushroom
Jean Lee

Replies: 8
Views: 2254

PostForum: Sauce/Jam/Paste/Dips   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2005 1:04 am   Subject: Braised Mushroom
Linlin,
Glad you made and liked the sauce.

There used to be a noodle shop in South Bridge Road near, and then moved to Ann Siang Hill when the old shop burned. It was called Yik Sang. (Gina, you ...
  Topic: Chicken Korma(recipe and pic)
Jean Lee

Replies: 43
Views: 8259

PostForum: Asian Hot n Spicy Dishes   Posted: Mon Jan 03, 2005 9:52 pm   Subject: Chicken Korma(recipe and pic)
..... Its similiar to the ones sold by Rendevou(sp?) Nasi Padang. And that was the one I grew up loving curry at first..because it has no chilli in it.Rendevous padang curry? I must try this.

Gina ...
  Topic: Gai Mei Bao
Jean Lee

Replies: 11
Views: 2116

PostForum: Breads from all over   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:18 pm   Subject: Gai Mei Bao
Many thanks for the explanation.

Don't worry, will go thru and append/edit to the earlier recipe.

Jean
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  Topic: Gai Mei Bao
Jean Lee

Replies: 11
Views: 2116

PostForum: Breads from all over   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2005 8:23 pm   Subject: Gai Mei Bao
I remembered the gai mei bau or known in San Francisco as the cocktail bun which you get only in chinese bakeries.

It tasted more like what Florence and papercook have in their recipes, except ther ...
  Topic: Making Pohpiah skin(recipe by Jean Lee)
Jean Lee

Replies: 0
Views: 1423

PostForum: Asian Appetizers & Starters   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2004 5:16 pm   Subject: Making Pohpiah skin(recipe by Jean Lee)
Poh Piah skin
? 10 eggs
? 285 gm plain flour
? 6 cups water
? 1 tablespoon cornflour

Directions
1. (To make Poh Piah skin) Beat eggs, add flour, and stir, then add ? cup of water, continue ...
  Topic: Braised Mushroom
Jean Lee

Replies: 8
Views: 2254

PostForum: Sauce/Jam/Paste/Dips   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2004 1:38 am   Subject: Braised Mushroom
dried chinese mushrooms ? Love them, always have them in the pantry.

Decap them, keep/use the stems for soup stock.
Soak the mushrooms in tap water. If you are in a hurry, use hot water. When t ...
  Topic: Fried Beehoon with Bean Sprouts(recipe and pic)
Jean Lee

Replies: 98
Views: 24488

PostForum: Asian Rice & Noodles   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2004 1:19 am   Subject: Re: fried bee hoon
there are so many brands of bee hoon, i.e. the fried version. their texture somehow difers for the next shipment. the prevent boo-boo, i usually 'heong tie' before frying

What is 'heong tie' ?
_ ...
  Topic: 8 Treasures Tea(recipe by Jean Lee)
Jean Lee

Replies: 6
Views: 2360

PostForum: Cocktails and Drinks   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2004 9:48 pm   Subject: 8 Treasures Tea(recipe by Jean Lee)
Edited by Gina: This was a reply post/thread at Kitchen Tip. I decided to split it and set it as a new post or its literally buried in that post about Sterculia lychnophora Hance.

yes, these are ea ...
  Topic: Kiam Chye Aar (Duck & preserved mustard soup)
Jean Lee

Replies: 6
Views: 1986

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2004 8:46 pm   Subject: Kiam Chye Aar (Duck & preserved mustard soup)
if like me, you are just trying out the dish, don't buy the whole bottle/packet. You can go to the wet market, to the stalls where they sell garlic, onion, dry hae bee, peanuts, etc. You can buy the ...
  Topic: Kiam Chye Aar (Duck & preserved mustard soup)
Jean Lee

Replies: 6
Views: 1986

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2004 7:27 pm   Subject: Itek Tim (Kiam Chye Soup with Duck)
Hi spots,

I have this right in front of me now, but don't know whether it is really the traditional way of doing it -- it has brandy in it!!! Taken from Terry Tan's Straits Chinese Cookbook - Soup ...
  Topic: Hairy crabs
Jean Lee

Replies: 2
Views: 1038

PostForum: Asian Seafood   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:09 pm   Subject: Hairy crabs
Gina,

Know how to prepare those hairy crabs? I think this is just plain steamed but I need to know how to clean/prepare this, and anything else to watch out for.

This is on offer at Cold Storag ...
  Topic: Kiwi Prime Ribs(recipe and pic)
Jean Lee

Replies: 2
Views: 889

PostForum: International Meats   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 1:41 pm   Subject: Kiwi Prime Ribs(recipe and pic)
must remember to try this ... looks delicious
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  Topic: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
Jean Lee

Replies: 23
Views: 7261

PostForum: Asian Soups   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 1:32 pm   Subject: Lotus Root Soup(recipe)
I cook this too, but with pork ribs and lean meat, and sometimes add peanuts to it ...
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  Topic: Ximin?s Spaghetti(by Jean Lee)
Jean Lee

Replies: 4
Views: 1123

PostForum: Quick & Easy   Posted: Thu Oct 07, 2004 3:31 pm   Subject: Ximin?s Spaghetti(by Jean Lee)
He may either be same size or bigger than Benny now !!!
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