Monday, October 26, 2009


Today is a public holiday in Seremban!!! Actually is not a good news for a fulltime mummy !Agree??? hahaha... back to my easily done dishes for lunch!!! My mum used to cook this STEW PORK TOFU since i were young! I love this dish soooooo much & my family will do!!! It's very nice when u go with the aroma hot rice. ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS :D


  • 500g pork belly, cut into cubes
  • 2 blocks fried tofu, cut into 6 pieces
  • 5 pips garlic , with skin
  • 4cm cinamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 3 cloves
  • 8-10 fa jiu (sorry ..i don't know the name of this spice in eng, i vil find out asap)


  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsps dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 200ml water
  1. Heat up 1 tbsp oil, stir-fry garlic & all the spices until fragrant. Add in pork belly & stir-fry for awhile. Add seasoning & stir-fry until well mixed.
  2. Stew for 1/2 hr & add in fried tofu. Continue to stew for another 20-3o mins until the pork is tender.

Another simple dish... this was from my grandma. I still can remember the taste of this Fried Curry Eggplant that i had tried when i'm very young in my grandma's hse. I think more then 20 yrs. She loves to cook this when we were there. TQ my dear popo for the nice dish! She is here in my house for a long holiday :D hehee.. so today is my chance to cook this dish for her. So sorry for not taking a nicer picture of this dish. It was half way eating.... hehe ! Look abit messy ...
  • 5 medium size eggplants, cut into long strips ( in chinese they called it 滚刀法)
  • 3 pips chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsps curry powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaf ( avoided here)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • some fried anchovies
  1. Heat up 3 tbsps oil, stir-fry chopped garlic until fragrant. Add in eggplants & continue to stir-fry.
  2. Add in curry powder & salt, mix well. Add in some water & cover with lid .Simmer for 5 mins or until the eggplant is soft.
  3. Dish up & add in fried anchovies.

Happy Holiday ^.^


  1. So what is the name of your first dish Janice? My mum also has this pork belly stew dish, which is also a family favorite. Thanks for sharing yours, it looks delicious!

  2. Wa.....long time din eat this eggplant! Almost forgot all about it..;p

  3. Hi Bee Bee, TQ :D yaya...this dish was from those old old generation!haha....but this dish handed down from generation to generation.

    Reese....cook tis weekend la :D

  4. OOH.... missed out the name of the pork belly!!! hmm.... i also dunno what is the actual name. Normally we called it 焖猪肉豆腐!