Low Carb Pork Belly with Preserved Mustard Greens (Mui Choy Kau Yoke)

Two Pork Belly recipes in a row, I'm really not kidding when I said it's my favourite. Us Chinese sure have a lot of wonderful recipes when it comes to cooking this wonderful piece of meat. From the tip of the tongue, there are Tau Yew Bak (Braised Soy Souce Pork Belly), Siew Yoke (of... Continue Reading →

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Sous Vide Siew Yoke

Words are not enough to describe how much I love pork belly. And most people would agree that Siew Yoke (literally translates to roast meat) is the best way to showcase Pork Belly, with the Crispy skin, melt-in-your-mouth fat layer and juicy meat, simply flavoured with salt, pepper and five-spice powder. But to achieve the... Continue Reading →

What exactly is the Ketogenic diet and How do I do it? 如何执行生酮饮食

In my previous post I shared the reasons we decided to follow a Low Carb High Fat/Ketogenic diet and you have seen the obvious results on us. Maybe you even wonder how does it all work? Well, here's the science of it. 在我之前的文章中,我分享了我们投入生酮饮食的原因,您也看到了我们的明显的成果。 也许你甚至想知道这一切是如何运作的? 让我来稍微解释一下生酮饮食的原理。 When we deplete our body of sugar by eating really... Continue Reading →

Samy & Min Bak Kut Teh Oasis

I think by now it's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Bak Kut Teh (BKT), especially Klang style with all those fatty meat parts and thick herbal soup. Ever since we embarked on our Low Carb journey, BKT has always remained top of the list for Breakfast choices. You could refer to my... Continue Reading →

Ketogenic Lifestyle – Eating Out

So continuing from my last post about our diet change, I'd like to extend and touch on what we normally eat when we go out. And just to summarize it quickly: We don't do any processed carbohydrates, which means no rice, noodles, pasta, bread, pizza, sweetened drinks etc; that's obvious, right? But a lot of... Continue Reading →

It’s been a while…..

Hi everyone! I'd like to apologize for my absence on this space. It's truly been a crazy ride the first few months of this year. Everything was building up until our big trip (8 days are considered extra long for our lifestyle) in Siem Reap and Bangkok. There are many things I want to blog... Continue Reading →

Siew Yoke (Roast Pork) with Panasonic Cubie Oven

There is something innately appealing about crispy food. Perhaps it's because we associate crispy with great tasting food: generally crispy food is a product of the Maillard reaction, which leads to more intensely flavoured and savoury food, or maybe it's the whole sensory experience of hearing that tantalizing sound of crunch and the texture. For... Continue Reading →

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