Weekend dinner with parent so I put in some effort to cook…
To let them enjoy some homecooked foods.
^_^ Pan fried pork patties
^_^ Steam chicken thighs with glutinous rice wine
^_^ Braised tou kee, egg and tou pok – vegetarian style
Rainy day eat comfort food..
Stomach should feel very Comfortable too…
Meatballs congee… 要来一碗吗？
Tonight chin cai jiak
Char koka mee with egg and fishballs
Egg drop mee sua soup with spanich for didi.
Morning breakfast at home serving simple toast and homemade soya milk for the kids.
Using the cheeses available at home…
Cream cheese, mozzarella and red Cheddar cheese.
Jiejie was munching away her toast happily den she asked…
等下我变 胖 怎么办？？？
*faintz* 4yrs old… thinking of that??? Lolz
This is how I did my toasts
Top with mozzarella and red Cheddar cheese
Put to grill/bake till cheese melted.
Homemade soya milk isn’t difficult to make at all…
No need to buy special maker… or machine.
Its whether you want to take the effort to do it anot.
I have to admit I am very *Yim chim* to some ppl ESP when it comes to what goes into my kids.
I ever bought soya milk that is burnt… yes chow ta taste…
Or soya milk that had colour but no taste at all… or tasted like plain water added to it that only had that white colour.
I love to have thick taste soya milk… tats what I called soya milk not soya water…
See the bean curd skin forming while cooling it ….
What I did was soak the soya beans for a few hours till it expanded or overnight ( I leave it in the fridge)
My portion is
8 tablespoon of beans : 250-300 ml water
Blend the beans and water and sieve it out…
How much to make is up to u.. I usually make at least 1-2 litres..
This is the thick taste version.
Sieve it twice to ensure no residues goes into the pot. If not, u very likely going to get burnt soya milk…
I added pandan leaves for extra fragrant.
Used rock sugar to taste. Or leave it sugarless to your preference.
Bring the soya milk to a boil. Add in rock sugar. Please make sure your soya milk is boiled. Raw soya milk had a poison substance in it.
Watch the flame, it will overflow out if you used too high flame.
Once boiling, add in rock sugar to taste. Done and leave it to cool.
I cooked it for around 20-25min so that the pandan got infused into the soya milk too.
You will notice the bean curd skin starts to form on top of the milk while you are leaving it to cool…
Just fish it up and slurp it up.
do not use the normal sieve.. it will leave behind the residues of the beans. Go get the cloth that they used to filter coffee in kopitiam. I find those the best I ever used
Fry rice using overnight Japanese rice. With crispy garlic chips, chicken sausage, fishcake, egg and spring onions.
the kids had their own version.
水豆腐 蛋花 汤
Bought these round doufu from market, they are so smooth and soft. Can use to steam, pan fry, deep fry, braise, stew, steamboat etc $0.40 per piece.
For those who are interester in getting and stay ard Jurong west.. I got it at St 91 the dry market area where they sell yong toufu and stuffs..
This is the Aunty who run the store with a uncle.
Homemade meatballs inspired by so many of the homemade meats in the grps… mine is a very simple version. I usually pan fried it like Patty but today the kids had some happy snack… I shallow fry it.
Made it tiny small so that the kids can eat it easily.
Stir fry 苋菜 with century egg and homemade salted egg
Lotus With cranberry bean soup… naturally sweet that the kids shared a big bowl among 2 of them.