Sichuan chilli fish

Sichuan Chilli Fish Recipe by Yummy Calories

This Sichuan chilli fish is one of my favourite spicy foods. I first discovered Sichuan food about 10 years ago and one of the distinguishing features of this cuisine is the Sichuan peppercorn. It leaves a bit of num feeling in your mouth, especially when you accidentally bite into a whole peppercorn. I thought I … Continue reading Sichuan chilli fish

Red Spice Road pork belly (adapted version)

I have deliberately not included a calorie count for this recipe because it got really depressing. It was also hard to calculate because although there are a lot of calories in the ingredients, you don't end up consuming it all so it was a bit pointless estimating. But let's just say it could be about … Continue reading Red Spice Road pork belly (adapted version)

Stir-fried lemongrass pipis recipe

Lemongrass pipis recipe by Yummy Calories

This pipis recipe is very simple and easy to make. I don't cook pipis often, mainly becasue it's quite expensive. It's usually about $20/kg and half of its weight is in shell anyway. While this recipe uses pips, feel free to use other types of clams. Serves 3 as a side (approx. 250 calories per … Continue reading Stir-fried lemongrass pipis recipe

Easy crispy tofu steaks with soy sauce drizzle

Crispy tofu steask with soy sauce drizzle by Yummy Calories

Tofu steaks are delicious and easy to make. My local Asian grocery only sold tofu in one size ... family size. I don't cook a lot of tofu but I was making a 'popiah' the other day, which required a small amount of tofu. Needless to say, I didn't use the entire packet so I was … Continue reading Easy crispy tofu steaks with soy sauce drizzle

Stir fried lentils and snow peas (259 calories per serve)

I had a bit of a lentil craving. I don't remember the last time I had lentils - two months ago? But I can't have lentils on their own. I need something green to go with it - that's healthy right? So I was wandering around the supermarket looking for something green. Snow peas were on … Continue reading Stir fried lentils and snow peas (259 calories per serve)