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 (224 calories per serve)

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 left wondering what to do with 400g of … Continue reading Easy crispy tofu steaks with soy sauce drizzle (224 calories per serve)

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)