Chinese turnip/radish cake (301 calories per serve)


My uncle made this amazing Chinese turnip cake one night for Chinese New Year many years ago. It had a lot of fillings and had a lot of umami flavour. At the time, I didn’t understand why he was so excited about the fillings as surely they were standard in all turnip cakes. Little did…

One-pot chicken with shiitake mushrooms (599 calories per serve)


This is adapted from Annabel Langbein’s recipe. It is so easy to make, smells amazing and there is so little to clean up because it’s all in one pot. Serves 4 Prep time 15 mins Cook time 40 mins Ingredients 1kg chicken thigh fillets 5cm piece of ginger, finely sliced 3tbsp Chinese rice wine 3tbsp…

Quick and easy galbi jim (866 calories per serve)


This is the first time I made a Korean dish, which is bold enough in itself. But this is also the first time I’ve made a main dish in my Cuckoo rice cooker/pressure cooker. The recipe is adapted from Maangchi.com’s recipe but I’ve adjusted it for the Cuckoo rice cooker. On a side note: wow,…