Tuesday, July 6, 2021


A very simple tofu dish but it is surprisingly delicious to eat with rice or porridge.
The sauce tastes savoury, slightly sourish and aromatic.  Healthy and light dish for meatless meals.
This recipe is only for 1 piece tofu.  You can increase the portion and the sauce according to your requirements.
Dish 19 - Fried Tofu in Fragrant Sauce
1 piece tofu - cut into quarter, then cut into half to obtain 8 pieces
some chopped ginger and garlic
some chopped red chillies
some chopped spring onions
Seasoning [combined]
1 tbsp each light soy sauce and oyster sauce
1 tbsp black vinegar
1/4 tsp salt and sugar
1 tsp cornstarch
several tbsp water
  1. Heat a non stick pan with some oil.  Put in the tofu pieces to pan fry until golden brown on both sides.  Sprinkle some salt over tofu for extra taste.
  2. Push aside fried tofu, add in chopped ginger and garlic and some spring onions.  Saute until aromatic.  
  3. Pour in combined seasoning sauce.  Add some extra water.  Bring to boil for several minutes until sauce thickens and coat the tofu pieces nicely.
  4. Taste to adjust seasoning.
  5. Lastly, add in chillies and remaining spring onions.
  6. Dish up to serve.

Next is another homey, delicious and healthy dish suitable for the family during stay home time😁😁😁.  Light and easy which only requires an assortment of ingredients in small quantity.
Dish 20 - Stir Fry Celery with Eggs
2 stalks of celery - cut slantwise
2 dried mushrooms - soaked and cut strips
1/2 small carrot - sliced and cut strips
1/2 small green capsicum - seeded and cut strips
2 eggs - lightly beaten with some salt and pepper
1 tbsp oil
oyster sauce, pepper and salt
some cornstarch water for thickening

  1. Heat oil in wok, fry beaten eggs to make omelette until golden on both sides.  Cut into pieces.  Dish up.
  2. Add some oil to wok, fry mushrooms until aromatic, then add in the celery, carrots and capsicum.  Stir fry to cook the vegetables.  Add in seasoning and some water.  Bring to boil and add in fried eggs. 
  3. Mix well and thicken with cornstarch water.
  4. Dish up to serve.

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