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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

Chili Crab Crystal Dumplings

Partially inspired by Singapore’s all-time favourite dish of chilli crab, these little morsels consist of fresh crabmeat in a spicy chili paste and wrapped in a translucent springy skin. Make 15 – 20 dumplings.

Dumplings, Three Ways – SORTEDfood

Making your own dumplings might seem like a daunting affair – especially when you’re not too sure where to begin. Here are three different types of dumplings at three varying skill levels to suit any tastebud and any chef. Fried, baked or steamed, satisfy your dumpling cravings right at home.

Sweet Potato Nachos

Nachos don’t have to be an unhealthy snack anymore! This loaded sweet potato nachos dish is even tastier than the classic ones and will transform your Mexican nights. Experiment with your favourite toppings to create a delicious, healthy 20-minute dish that can be a great appetiser, movie snack or kid-friendly meal. Preparation time:  10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Serves: Up to 6

Oyster Mee Sua (Or Ah Mee Sua)

The Or Ah Mee Sua, a popular street food commonly found in Taiwan, is a bowl of soft thin noodle simmered in rich umami broth. Our version here calls for extra meat balls – made from blending chicken meat with fresh oysters!. Then top with juicy and plump baby oysters.

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.

BREAD RECIPES

Brown Rice and Quinoa Loaf Bread (Vegan and Celiac Friendly)

Making this bread had been a mission more complicated than we would have anticipated. Because we were trying to create a version of gluten free bread that was free of eggs but would rise normally and retained its softness and moistness inside. After several attempts, we had successfully achieved a recipe that could pass on as loaf bread itself, with the additions of quinoa and brown-rice of course.

Olive and Artichoke Focaccia

The tastes of olives and artichokes are the heroes of this homemade Focaccia bread that can be served as a hearty appetiser or a satisfying breakfast treat. This recipe creates a soft, chewy Focaccia and is complemented by a generous topping of herbs and garlic. Preparation time: 1 hour+ | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Serves: Up to 6

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 …

Homemade Cinnamon Buns

These buns make for great breakfast and afternoon tea snacks. Warm and fresh from the oven, they often beat the store-bought variety because we use healthy ingredients. Sweet raisins and ground cinnamon make this one an additionally scrumptious recipe. INGREDIENTS 200 gram bread flour 50 gram Hong Kong flour 7 gram active dry yeast 30 gram milk powder 150 gram brown sugar 5 gram salt 30 gram eggs 130 gram water 25 gram butter   FOR FILLING 25 gram brown …

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

Spinach Fatayer

Spinach Fatayers, or spinach stuffed pies, are triangular little savoury pastries that are a beloved Lebanese treat. Light, delicious and healthy, these treats are the perfect pre-meal snack that can be easily whipped up to whet any appetite.

Cake Kurma Raya – Icing and Fondant

Here is a short tutorial on how to make the perfect buttercream that is able to withstand the tropical weather, and brief and easy way to decorate your cake with ready to use fondant. This is part two of the Cake Kurma Raya recipe.

Cake Kurma Raya

This dates cake is our tribute to the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, where it is known as the Hari Raya Aidifitri. The first part of the video features the process of baking the cake and the second part focuses on how to dress up the cake with fondant. Makes two eight-inch Butter dates pound cake.

Egg White Layer Cake

This recipe calls for egg whites left over after making the original cake lapis or cake Surabaya. As it is a wonderful way to use up extra egg whites. You can use thick coconut cream such as KARA instead of just milk for a smoother mouthfeel.

Purple Sweet Potato Ondeh Ondeh

Bite into these Ondeh Ondeh and enjoy a burst of goodness in your mouth! This recipe is contributed by passionate Home cook Hedy over at Share Food. Home cook Hedy is a certified pastry chef and she believes that cooking is a life skill that everyone should have. Hence, she started her Instagram account #Chefanista to share her heirloom recipes! You can read the full story here.

Surabaya Cake

In Surabaya, spiku Surabaya refers to a three-layered cake, prepared using a different technique. Two batter mixes are prepared, one with naturally produced yellow colour, the other mixed with cocoa powder to produce a dark brown colour. The batter mixes are poured into two different baking tin and baked in the oven. To assemble, the cake is layered on top of the other with a thin layer of fruit jam in between.

Pandan with White Chocolate Cake Cube

I’m sure many of you are familiar with Pandan Chiffon Cake. This cake took an unconventional approach where it’s shaped into cubes and coated with white chocolate and coconut flakes. Team Share Food loves this pretty cake because it’s traditional with a twist! You can read the full article here.

Taiwanese Pineapple Tarts

In Taiwan, pineapple cake is called “鳳梨酥 (fèng lí sū)” and they are commonly shaped into rectangle which is greatly different from it’s South East Asian counterparts. The fillings too, is softer and lighter in color as winter melon is cooked slowly with pineapple.

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

Cassoulet

Cassoulet originated from the Languedoc region of southern France, and originally consisted of haricot beans cooked in a stew pot with pork rind and seasoning. Over the years many different versions have evolved, and the recipe below is based on the Toulouse version. It’s open to interpretation of course, but don’t worry about authenticity; instead, just enjoy it for what it is – a delicious, rich dish that’s a classic of French country cooking. Preparation time:  1 hour | Cooking time: 2 hours 10 minutes | …

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 …