Friday, February 24, 2017

Stir Fry Kailan With Roast Pork Belly





















  Homegrown Kailan!!!! I am amazed at myself when I managed to successfully grow some kailan in container .Was actually trying my hands at growing some organic stuff and it turned out great.  Successful with my first batch of homegrown planting :)  So proud , and of course, I stir fried them with roast pork belly.  So sweet and crunchy. Even Wild Boar is pleased with my lil' space of edibles.  Anyway, a simple stir fry and we both enjoyed the dish very much.  From now on, I will grow more edibles.  A joy indeed to be able to harvest one's hardwork :)






















 kailan can be cooked in many ways, I prefer this version of stir fry
and another delicious dish is to braise  with  yam






















 a little gravy under the stir fry of  kailan :)
 so as not to spoil my picture perfect :p






















 love the natural sweetness and the crunchy stem and leaves
 perfect for stir fry with pork belly :)























Stir Fry Kailan With Roast Pork
 ( serve 2 persons )

Ingredients

a small bunch of kailan -  soak, wash and cut into 1" inch length ,drain off excess water
3 cloves of garlic - chopped coarsely
2 slices of ginger
1/2 tbsp of rice bran oil
some roast pork belly

thickening - mix all ingredients till well combined
3-4 tbsp of water * more if you want more gravy
1/4 tsp of corn flour
1 tsp of chinese cooking wine

 salt and white pepper to taste

Method:

Heat oil in the wok till smoking, add in garlic and ginger slices and stir fry till fragrant. Add in the roast pork belly and continue to stir fry for a minute.  Add in the cut kailan and stir fry till cooked. Add in the thickening and salt and continue to stir fry till well combined. Before dishing up, add a dash of white pepper.  Serve hot with rice.

 Enjoy!

Love This Sexy A-Line Half Sleeve Gown

Sometimes I wish I am bit taller than my present height. I love to wear gown for formal functions and seeing this sexy A-Line half sleeve gown, I wish I am taller because I want to look , if not beautiful, let me be elegant at least :p Anyway , I was shopping online for some new clothes for a blogger meet up and chanced upon this sexy gown from cheap formal dresses Australia and formal dresses online sale and I just fell in love with the cutting. So awesomely elegant and chic..that is what hubby would love to see me in :) And that makes me wish and go on wishing I am taller than what I am now.

Upon checking out the website further, I find that they have many beautiful gowns and dresses that impresses me and I will have a hard time choosing but I still love this sexy A-Line half sleeve gown. Perfect for my age and I am sure it will be a good buy as it is on sale now. I will have to ask my tailor whether she will amend the dress to slightly shorter to suit my height, then I am sure I will purchase it for my dinner function . Check out the website if you too are looking for cheap formal dresses .

This is indeed my dream gown..so beautiful !


Sexy A-Line Half Sleeve Appliques Black Lace Open Back Evening Dress

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Stir Fry And Lightly Braised Bitter Melon






















This is my all time favourite veggie dish.  After having a really scrumptious artery clogging hotpot last night, I cooked something light and appetizing for our  lunch today.  A simple stir fry and lightly braised bitter melon with some left over meat slices from last night.  Hubby loves this dish too. You can eat this with plain porridge and I did that. Cooked a pot of watery porridge and ate this aromatic dish.  Aromatic because of the fermented black beans sauted together with chopped chilli and garlic.  The scent and taste of this simple dish is so good that one dish is enough for the both of us :)






















Stir Fry And Lightly Braised Bitter Melon

1 medium size bitter melon - slice into 1/4 inch thick
meat slices - I used left over meat from yesterday hotpot

1 tbsp of fermented black beans - wash and drain dry
3 cloves of garlic - chopped fine
2 bird's eye chilli - chopped fine
1.5 tbsp of rice bran oil
1/2 cup water
salt to taste

Method:

Heat up wok, add in 1.5 tbsp of rice bran oil. Once the oil is heated up, lower heat and saute garlic, fermented black beans and chilli till fragrant.  Add in the meat slices and stir fry till cooked .Add in the bitter melon slices and stir fry for 5 mins. Add in water and cover with lid and lightly braised for another 10 mins until the bitter melon is cooked. Add salt to taste. If you like to have more gravy, make half a cup of thickening to the bitter melon . Once it thickens, dish up and serve with rice or porridge.

Enjoy!



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