Spicy Mapo Tofu

Spicy mapo tofu recipe by Yummy Calories

I hadn't made spicy mapo tofu in a while so when I made it again (with a few tweaks), it really got me hooked all over again. When I was a young graduate living in Melbourne, I would walk home from my office on Collins Street to my apartment in North Melbourne. It was a … Continue reading Spicy Mapo Tofu

Sichuan green beans

Sichuan green beans recipe by Yummy Calories

Sichuan green beans are one of my favourite sides when I eat at a Sichuan restaurant. Frying the beans in a hot wok gives it that quitessential wrinkly skin. The dish is then brought together with the spicy heat of the Sichuan pepper, pickled mustard and minced pork. My husband didn't realise that the pickled … Continue reading Sichuan green beans

Pad krapow moo

Thai basil minced pork (pad krapow moo) recipe by Yummy Calories

This Thai basil minced pork dish, also known as pad krapow moo, is a recipe by my brother (the make-it-up chef). He occasionally comes across some amazing recipes. When he made this dish for me, I ate so much of it that he kept making it for me. When I was pregnant with my daughter, … Continue reading Pad krapow moo

Cambodian eggplant and minced pork (Cha traop dot)

Cambodian Eggplant Recipe by Yummy Calories

In continuation of my latest Cambodian phase, I also tried to make a Cambodian eggplant recipe called 'cha traop dot'. It is a stir fry dish of grilled eggplant and minced pork. This Cambodian eggplant recipe is very yummy and is one of my favourite eggplant dishes. For simplicity, I have roasted the eggplant/aubergine as … Continue reading Cambodian eggplant and minced pork (Cha traop dot)