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Reconnect with Food, and Each Other, by Cooking at Home

Browse our recipes for a healthy take on traditional SE Asian dishes and more, from appetizers to mains to desserts. Buy fresh by buying local. Cook to share with friends and family.

HOME COOKED DISHES

Char Siew Sou (Baked Chinese Puff with Roasted Chicken Fillings)

Sou is a type of flaky Chinese pastry found in a variety of regional Chinese cuisines. This version is attributed to the Cantonese genre of dim sum where roasted pork is seasoned, thickened and baked in flaky pastry. Traditional version usually calls for lard but we tweak it by using butter instead. Makes 10 rectangle puffs

Steam Chicken Meat Bun

This larger than usual fluffy steam bun holds together a generous combination of fillings that consist of chicken, dried shiitake mushrooms, jicama and a half of poached egg, all seasoned with our specialty gravy.

Mini Taro Nest

Taro nest is a classic Chinese banquet dish which is a favourite of many. Mashed taro is formed into nests, deep fried to crispy and used as the base for chicken or vegetable fillings. Opt for palm based shortening that is trans-fat free. We use fresh crab meat and chilli sauce as topping in this classic rendition. This recipe makes 10 mini sized taro nests.

Hokkien Ngoh Hiang

Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside! This unique Hokkien and Teochew dish is filled with all the goodness in each roll, and it will never be enough for everybody! Here’s bringing to you Hokkien Ngoh Hiang and this recipe is brought to you by ShareFood.sg contributor Irene Tan, where she shares her Ah Ma’s recipe. When a recipe is passed down from generations to generations, that’s when you know it’s good! Full post here.

Sweet and Sour Sea Cucumber with Fish Maw

Every dish that is served during Chinese New Year has an auspicious meaning behind it! Our friends at ShareFood.sg bring you this recipe prepared by Jessie Koey, who is a stay home mum and a recipe blogger. In her home town back in Malaysia, this is a family classic dish – Sweet and Sour Sea Cucumber with Fish Maw. The recipe is below, and you can read their full post here.

Five Spice Meat Roll (Ngoh Hiang)

Wu Xiang, also known as “Ngoh Hiang” or “Lor Bak” is a common Hokkien and Teochew dish widely adopted in many regions of Malaysia and Singapore. It is essentially a composition of various meats and vegetables and other ingredients, seasoned with five-spice powder (Hokkien:五香粉, ngó͘-hiong-hún) after which it is named, rolled inside a thin beancurd sheet and deep-fried to golden brown. This recipe makes 20 mini sized Wu Xiang meat rolls.

Duck Confit with Sweet Potato and Honey Mash

Many people have seen duck confit on bistro menus, but not too many have attempted to make it at home. This recipe is essentially duck legs that have been cured with salt and spices and then gently poached in its own fat. Well, do not be put off by the amount of duck fat being called for, as it is the fat that the legs will emerge meltingly tender with a slightly salty but rich flavor. And the best thing …

Ultimate Cornbread with Chili Con Carne

Long regarded as a traditional staple, the origin of cornbread may be traced back over 500 years. Early British settlers in North America employed the use of cornmeal to substitute ground wheat, and with it, formed the first cornbreads. Though not very likely to be leavened by starter yeast, the cornbread is frequently enjoyed along side chili con carne, and is prepared in a variety of ways: baked, fried or steamed.

BREAD RECIPES

Wheat Germ Buns

Tiny in size, but a nutrient-rich powerhouse, wheat “germ” (short for germination) is the part of wheat that sprouts and grows into a new plant. Despite being the most vitamin- and mineral-rich part of the wheat kernel, it’s left out when wheat is processed into white flour. These buns contain plenty of fiber (such as wholemeal, and wheat germ) which is considered low G.I, that also means, as sugar (glucose) enters gradually and slowly into bloodstream, it causes a steady and well-balanced blood sugar level. It is …

XXL Otah Buns

Soft, fluffy buns paired with fat chunky homemade fish otah! Topped with mozzarella cheese and parsley, each bite of these XXL otah buns brings a blend of local and western goodness to your palate. Home cook Cheng Geck Chau shares this easy recipe to bake fresh buns lined with a spicy chunk of otak. Read the full article in the recipe and its prep from our friends at Sharefood. No. of servings: 9 – 10 buns Preparation Time: 3 hours …

Super Easy Chocolate Bread

Simple as simple can be, this dark chocolate bread is exactly what a simple bread should be, easy to make and really decadent. This recipe requires very little ingredients and the result is a very soft bread and chocolatey loaf that stays moist for days if kept properly. INGREDIENTS 160 gram bread flour 17 gram plain flour 10 gram Dutch processed cocoa powder 45 gram sugar 6 gram active dry yeast 65 gram water 2 eggs 25 gram butter 50 …

Seed and Nut Loaf

This nut and seed loaf is not your typical loaf of bakery bread. It is moist, chewy and has the occasional crunch of hazelnuts. Packed with seeds like flax, chia and sunflower, it is incredibly rich in Omega fatty-acids, anti-oxidants and minerals like magnesium and selenium. The oats, psyllium, chia and flax seeds hold this beautifully-speckled loaf together in the absence of flour and provides your body with both soluble and insoluble fibre. This loaf is vegan and gluten free. …

Spinach & Flaxseed Bread

For the fresher and healthier alternative to your white bread. It is beneficial to those having high cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure or issues with obesity.   This recipe uses the Chef Sense Kitchen Machine. Ingredients 600 gram bread flour 10 gram Bruggeman brown yeast 36 gram caster Sugar 15 gram milk powder 20 gram spinach powder 400 ml water 15 gram unsalted Butter 10 gram salt 5 gram flaxseed   This recipe uses a 450 gram pullman tin. Method 1. …

HOMEMADE DRINKS

Dairy-Free Lemongrass and Almond Milk Shake

A delightful almond milk with lemongrass infusion, perked up with the vitamins of cucumber and topped with citrus syrup; sure to boost your immune system and keep you healthy. INGREDIENTS 2 sticks of lemongrass, crushed 50 gram Japanese cucumber 1 cup almond milk 1 cup ice cube 2 tbsp Sunquick 1 tbsp brown sugar   METHOD 1. Boil lemongrass with almond milk and sugar. 2. In a KENWOOD Blend-Xpro, put in the lemongrass milk mixture, cucumber, ice cube and sunquick. …

Six Super Smoothies to Make You Feel Great

Tossing ingredients into a blender and whirring them into a drink might seem wrong to a true foodie, but embracing the smoothie doesn’t mean abandoning proper meals completely. Consider them a replacement for fast food: When you’re on the go or pushing a deadline, instead of grabbing a burger or ordering a pizza, reach for one of these homemade, nutrient-packed meals in a cup instead. The Green Giant Ingredients: ·          1 cup broccoli florets ·          1 cup spinach leaves · …

DESSERTS & PASTRIES

Taiwanese Yam and Sweet Potato Ball Dessert

Taiwan’s Shilin Night Market inspired pop up is coming to Singapore on 19th – 21st April! Everyone loves Taiwan street food. From their famous chicken cutlet, to stinky tofu, to braised pork rice, these alone can make one salivate just by even thinking about it! Today, we got our hands on the famous Taiwanese Yam and Sweet Potato Ball recipe, shared by none other than Share Food’s founder – Pei Wen! She’s the hands behind 250 over recipes and today …

Strawberry Semifreddo

This no-bake, partially frozen dessert borrows half of its texture from frozen mousse and the other half from gelato. Richly infused with finely-chopped basil and a puree of fresh strawberries, this is a simple and decadent make-ahead dinner party dessert.

Lime Meringue Pie

This Lime Meringue Pie has a zesty lime filling as well as a creamy, toasted meringue topping that melts in your mouth. In addition to the buttery crust that sets this pie for an amazing crunch, the individual layers provide a perfect balance of sweet and citrus. If you are curious to find out what the tropics taste like, you are definitely on the right page.

Strawberry Macarons

Baking macarons may seem intimidating at first, but with a trusty stand mixer and food processor to thoroughly grind the almonds into fine powder, you can easily perfect the macaron every single time. This Strawberry Macaron has the classic chewy centre and delicate crisp shell, rewarding your eyes and palate with a sweet instant gratification.

Grapefruit Yoghurt Cake with Thyme

This recipe uses fresh grapefruit juice to infuse a refreshing citrus flavour with hints of thyme. Not only does the yoghurt’s acidity give the cake its structure, but also keeps the cake amazingly moist! Aromatic, elegant and flavourful, this treat will make quite the impression among family and friends.

Cucur Badak

Cucur Badak is a popular snack that is usually sold at roadside stalls or night markets (pasar malam). The patties are made with orange sweet potatoes and flour, with spicy shredded coconut and dried shrimp fillings.

White Clover Honey and Red Dates Cake (三葉草白蜂蜜紅棗蛋糕)

This Chap Goh Mei, treat your loved ones with this specially crafted dessert cake made to showcase the sweetness of white clover honey and Chinese red dates. The cake also features a cashews and almonds florentine with the purpose to provide that contrasting crunch to the otherwise soft and creamy cake.

Valentine Sugar Cookies

Ever thought of doing cookies as giveaways but the thought of having to decorate them with icing and all, then cracking your head how to pack before all that icing melts away? Finally a decorated Sugar Cookie without all the worries to make & share this Valentine’s. The best part you can premake the dough way ahead, a definite thumbs up for the busy cookie lover

FREE Tried & Tasted Recipe eBook!

Download our free Tried and Tasted Recipe eBook here. It is packed with step-by-step instructions to cook everything from Blueberry Muffins to Chicken Curry. All these recipes are tried and tested in the Kenwood kitchen using some of our best-known appliances. Enjoy, and Happy Cooking!

SOUPS & STEWS

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

A popular starter/appetizer that is often served with garlic bread or toasts or croutons. Usually added with cream for the creamy texture.

Rustic Sweet Potato & Bean Soup with Kaffir and Lemongrass

Soya beans are a complete source of amino acids essential to good nutrition and favoured by vegetarians and vegans. They are rich in both soluble and insoluble fibre which can ease digestion and they also boast high levels of isoflavones to boot! Black soya beans in particular, are reported to have higher levels of flavonoids stored in their dark coloured coats. This rustic soup has a combination of white and black soya beans, made heartier with generous chunks of sweet …

ABC Soup with Radish Noodle

ABC Soup is undeniably the all-time-favorite to many families. The reason is simple, as its name suggest, it is as simple as A-B-C to cook and delicious to drink. We also found that ABC also refers to the nutrition content of this recipe, such that Vitamin A (from the Carrots), Vitamin B ( from the Potatoes) and Vitamin C (from the Tomatoes). This recipe uses the Spiralizer – FGP200WG Ingredients 1 big radish 1 pcs sweet corn, chop into 4 parts …