Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Stir Fry Fish Fillets With Wood Ear Fungus






After a bout of cough and fever....cooking something simple like this dish is most welcome.  Both WB and myself  were down with fever and cough for the past week.  Fever gone but the cough still persists ....I managed to whip up this stir fry fish fillets with wood ear fungus.  Eaten with a bowl ofplain hot porridge was truly heavenly :)  Taste so good and delicious.  Especially with homegrown spring onions.  After taking medication for a week, this dish definitely boost up our appetite.  Dont be sick...stay healthy and stay away from crowds ! We survived on plain porridge and pressure cooker really makes life much easier when one is sick  :) love my pressure cooker.


I love this simple stir fry with lots of wood ear fungus


Stir Fry Fish Fillets With  Wood Ear Fungus

ingredients:

300 gm fish fillets- red snapper ( your choice of fish )
2 cloves of garlic
an inch ginger - slice thinly
a bunch of spring onions - cut into 1" length
shredded carrots
2 pieces of wood ear fungus- soak till soft and cut into shreds
1 tbsp of olive oil

seasoning - mix seasoning ingredients together
light soy sauce
1 tsp of corn flour
1 tsp of chinese cooking wine
a pinch of sea salt
a dash of pepper * I leave this out coz of my cough
1/3 cup of water

Method:

Heat up wok and add in oil, throw in ginger and garlic and saute till fragrant. Add in wood ear fungus, carrots and fish fillets. Continue to stir fry till fish is cooked. Add in seasoning sauce and stir fry till  gravy thickens.  Add in spring onion after a quick stir fry, dish up and serve hot with plain porridge or hot rice.

Enjoy !


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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pickled Pumpkin Slices With Lemon Juice And Dried Sour Plum



When I read this recipe...I was like  " wow,,,this is healthy and I must make this "  Pickle with lemon juice...mind this this perfect for me. So I asked WB to take me to Jusco and I got myself a small chunk of organic pumpkin to make this yummilicious pickle.  And to add flavor to this pickle...added some asam boi and chilli to it.  This is truly addictive....refreshing, crunchy and  slight spicy hot after taste.  A wonderful and healthy pickle that will have you craving for more.  Eating pumpkin raw is my first time.  This is better than the pickle green papaya ...of course,  this is my personal preference :)Try this pickle..you will agree with me.  The pumpkin should not be over ripe.

mix lemon juice, cut chilli,  chopped assam boi and sugar together
and let the ingredients marry each other :p


a 450 gm chunk of organic pumpkin

peel off skin and use a peeler...peel pumpkin into thin slices

love the color of the sliced pumpkin..
cheerful looking :)

mix together the pumpkin slices and the lemon juice mixture
in a mixing bowl

let it sit for an hour in room temperature

ready to be store in glass jar


























can keep for a week or two
I make small batches....finish make again


Pickled Pumpkin Slices With Lemon Juice And Dried Sour Plum

ingredients

450 gm pumpkin - sliced thinly with peeler
(A)
3 assam boi - deseed and chopped into small pieces
3 bird's eyes chilli - sliced
2 lemons - squeeze for juice and sieve away pulps and seeds
3 tbsp of castor sugar

Mix (A)  together and leave aside

Peel off skin and peel pumpkin slices thinly.  Mix together pumpkin slices with (A) in a mixing bowl. Let it rest for an hour.  It is ready to be packed into a glass jar and store in the fridge over night . Pickle is ready to be served as a side dish or snacks.


Enjoy !

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