Basic Prawn Dumplings

Basic prawn dumplings recipe by Yummy Calories

Prawn dumplings are always a crowd favourite and although I'm using prawn in this recipe, it really can have almost any type of filling. We even used up some leftover beef bulgogi my father-in-law made and turned it into a filling. But prawn is one of my favourite fillings and can be paired with almost … Continue reading Basic Prawn Dumplings

Chinese steamed whole snapper (196 calories per serve)

Gong xi fa cai! Another year has gone and we now welcome the year of the Rooster and my husband has already started making "cock" jokes. Sigh! Anyway, we decided to walk to Footscray market this morning and I couldn't resist getting some fresh fish. After all, fish on Chinese New Year is supposed to … Continue reading Chinese steamed whole snapper (196 calories per serve)

Easy lamb kofta (580 calories per serve)

I'm trying this new diet where I only eat one proper meal a day. Instead of lunch, I have a couple handfuls of nuts, fruits and rice crisps. The idea is that while you might eat more during your one meal, it wouldn't be double of your usual meal and therefore you are still managing to eat … Continue reading Easy lamb kofta (580 calories per serve)

Pan fried fish fillets with ginger and soy

Pan fried fish fillets with ginger and soy by Yummy Calories

Pan fried fish fillets really shouldn't be that hard. But when I first started cooking, I really sucked at cooking fish. I tried steaming them once, because I was told it was very easy. It was not. I ended up overcooking the outside edges and the inside was still raw. But pan frying the fish … Continue reading Pan fried fish fillets with ginger and soy

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)