Chinese Hokkien/Min, Rare & Unusual, Recipes

White-spotted rabbitfish – “Bair Tor Hir”

  White-spotted rabbitfish –  “Bair Tor Hir” Scientific name: Siganus canaliculatus English: White-spotted rabbitfish, also known as “Spinefoot” Deutsch: Drachenfisch (Genus: Kaninchenfische) Nederlands: Draakvis (Familie: Konijnvissen) Français: Sigan pintade (Genre: Sigan) 中文: 长鰭篮子鱼, 俗称”臭肚鱼” 闽南话: 白肚鱼 pronounced in the Teochew…

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Autumn: Time to dry your herbs

If you are like me, like to keep a herb garden on your balcony or in your garden, autumn is the best time to harvest some of these herbs so that you can continue to use them in winter. All…

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Ail fumé d’Arleux

  English: Smoked garlic of Arleux Arleux is a tiny village in the north of France with a huge reputation for being the smoked garlic capital of the world. While locals claim the tradition of smoking garlic to preserve and…

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What are laksa leaves?

  Scientific name: Persicaria odorata English: laksa leaves, Vietnamese coriander Bahasa melayu: daun kesom, daun laksa Tiếng Việt: rau răm Thai: pak pai (ผักไผ่) Laos: pak paeo (ຜັກແພວ) An important element in Vietnamese cuisine, in Singapore laksa leaves are primarily used in the spicy…

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Hiyashi soba 冷やし蕎麦

This dish is more of a know-how than a recipe, because it is that simple to make. It was an unusually hot spring day that reached 25 degrees outside. I decided to make cold soba noodles – a typical Japanese Summer…

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