The weekend had just passed and I hope you all had a great one!
I have been cooking for the family the past weekends and Sundays would be a day dedicated to trying out new recipes.
A few weekends ago, I did a simple luncheon meat fried rice with a couple of side dishes.
I had got the recipes once again from the Noobcook and they were all well-received by my family!
First up, BRAISED BROCCOLI IN DANGUI AND CHICKEN STOCK.
Full recipe here (I used prawns instead of scallops).
All the above 3 vegetables were steamed. Very healthy! Additionally danggui was used to enhance the chicken stock.
I googled and found a way to cook juicy succulent prawns. The trick is this…
After placing the prawns into boiling water for 1-2 minutes till it is cooked just nice, I took them out and threw them into the icy cold water to prevent them from further cooking. This really made a difference as the prawns ended up tasting oh so springy and fresh!
Secondly, I baked TOFU, BEEF & CHEESE. It was an easy and yet exciting recipe to follow… check it out here.
^Giving my minced beef a good massage after adding the yummy marinade sauce.
I sliced my tofu and placed them at the base of the baking dish. I should have used a less watery type of tofu as this one I used produced a little too much water at the end.
Here is the semi cooked beef after stir frying, laid on top of the tofu slices.
Now, here comes the yummiest part.
Throwing my entire packet of shredded mozzarella cheese to more than cover the beef. At this point, I was sure this dish would turn out well. Which dish could fail miserably with that much cheese??
Here is the end result!
This was so yummy! I definitely could do this again for parties!
Lastly, here is dessert – cooling and refreshing CHRYSANTHEMUM TEA JELLY. The recipe is here. As per the recipe, I added wolfberries which are supposedly good for the eyes.
I hunted high and low around my neighbourhood to find these rubber jelly moulds. They didn’t come cheap at S$3.50 a piece!
1 packet of the Konnyaku powder I used yielded 10 pieces of jellies.
I will continue to put in good effort to try new delicious and healthy recipes for my family! Do you have any ideas for easy, fast homecooked food? Do share!