Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Peanut Butter Taiyaki

(makes 8 Taiyaki) 

1 packet Pancake mix 
2 tsp matcha powder  
1 large egg
100ml water

peanut butter

1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix well & transfer batter into a measuring cup. 
2. Preheat Taiyaki pan over medium low heat. Brush both side of the pan with little oil. Pour some batter & add fillings at the centre then cover the red bean paste with more batter.
3. Cover the pan & flip pan immediately. Cook over medium low heat for about 4-5mins, flipping every min till both sides become golden brown.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Easy One Pan Meal

Super healthy & yummy chicken rice. Spot that scorched rice in my bowl

Easy One Pan Meal

1 cup rice, washed
1/2 chicken, remove skin & chopped into big pieces
1 carrot, sliced
broccoli, cut into florets
few ginger slices
3-4 garlic, minced 
1.5 cup water

seasonings (marinate chicken)
1 Tbsp soya sauce
1 Tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp rose wine
1 tsp sugar
1 Tbsp sesame oil 

1. Add oil & fry ginger slices till fragrant. Add in garlic & rice. Fry for 2mins. Pour in water till it bubbles. Turn heat to medium, cover lid to cook for about 8mins. 
2. Open the lid, placed marinated chicken pieces on top of the rice & continue to cook for another 8mins on low heat.
3. Open lid again & add in carrot, broccoli & prawns. let it steam for 2mins on warm mode.  

Friday, February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day

Korean Fried Rice

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tau Kwa Pizza


Tau Kwa Pizza 

3 small pieces tau kwa, sliced into halves
1 small tomato, sliced
Broccoli, cut into small florets
canned corn
¼ cup corn flour
Salt & pepper
2 Tbsp pasta sauce
Mozzarella cheese

1. Wrap tau kwa with paper towels. Place a plate & a heavy object (canned food) on top of the tofu. Set aside for 15mins to drain excess water.
2. Mix cornflour, salt & pepper together. Lightly coat on all sides of tofu & pan fry till crispy.
3. Spread some pasta sauce on top of the tofu. Topped with tomato, broccoli, corn & cheese.
4. Cover with lid & let it cook until cheese melted & sprinkle parsley on top.


Thursday, February 6, 2020

Chicken Biryani with heart shaped Naan

Reminiscing the Biryani that I had in Dubai, I decided to replicate my own version. Since the season of love is approaching, I handmade some heart shaped❤️ naan to go along with the chicken🐔, together with a rose🌹shaped avocado🥑 in yogurt with cranberries. All these creations are made with my trusted @brunohotplatesg


40g greek yogurt
100g water
1 tsp sugar
¼ tsp salt
6g vegetable oil
½ tsp yeast
200g plain flour


4 cloves minced garlic
Some cilantro leaves
2 Tbsp melted butter

Method1. Naan: Mix all ingredients (except flour) together in a medium bowl till combined
2. Sift in flour & knead till combined. Cover & set aside to rest the dough
3. Knead the dough after 20mins. Then let the dough proof for total 1hr (knead 1x after 30mins)
4. Oil table & hands. Degas the dough & roll out into rectangle. Use a heart shaped cutter to cut out the dough. Add minced garlic & cilantro leaves on the surface of each dough. Gently pressed over with a rolling pin to let the toppings stick to the dough
5. Preheat Bruno hotplate & placed 2 doughs at a time. Wait for the doughs to puff up with bubbles. Then flip over to cook the other side. Brush naan with melted butter b4 serve

Chicken Biryani🐔 

2 Tbsp butter
1 onion, sliced
1 whole chicken, chopped to smaller pcs
½ Tbsp garlic, minced
½ Tbsp ginger, minced
1 packet biryani masala powder
2 big tomatoes
160g Tomato puree
¼ cup greek yogurt
1 tsp salt
½ tsp sugar


1. Preheat hotplate. Add butter & fry onion till translucent. Add in chicken to stir fry 2mins. Add in garlic, ginger, salt, sugar & masala powder. Stir till combined
2. Add in tomatoes, puree, yogurt & cilantro. Stir fry till combined. Cover the lid over medium heat till cooked


Monday, February 3, 2020


(recipe adapted & modify slightly from here)
1 egg, beaten
340ml Dashi stock
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1/8 tsp salt
100g Blue Jacket Cake Flour

Spring onions
Bonito powder
Okonomiyaki sauce
Bonito flakes (I am using Kamaboko flakes)
Mentaiko mayonnaise

1. Takoyaki batterAdd salt & cake flour in a bowl. Mix together with a balloon whisk. Then pour in dashi stock & soya sauce & whisk till combined. Add in egg & whisk again til combined. Then, pour the batter into a pitcher.

2. Preheat the Bruno Takoyaki pan & brush some vegetable oil into the holes.

3. Pour the batter into the holes. Then add prawns, corn, spring onions, bonito powder & cheese & topped with more batter.

4. When the batter around the edges of the holes begins to cook, separate each takoyaki from the pan with bamboo sticks & turn them a little at a time to shape them into balls.

5. Once done, transfer takoyaki balls onto a plate. Pour Okonomiyaki sauce, mentaiko mayonnaise & sprinkle Kamaboko flakes.