‘Huat’ literally means ‘rise’ or ‘bloom’ in Chinese. Usually this is in reference to prosperity, luck and fortune. Therefore it is often referred to as ‘prosperity cake’ which is often made for special occasions such as Chinese New Year or as offering for prayers. As huat kueh signifies good luck and fortune, it is important to achieve the split top which resembles abundance. In the olden days, there are a lot of taboos associated with the preparation of this cake which includes no quarrelling in the kitchen, no unlucky words mentioned, no peeping into the steamers and etc.
Tender, juicy and crispy, the Honey Sesame Chicken the perfect finger food for your next party!
This heavenly roasted chicken with sticky honey-spice coating makes for a great Sunday meal or any family occasion you want to make special.
Golden roasted pork belly is a perfect starter with soft flesh and a crispy outer layer and is a great crowd pleaser.
This hearty dish is a delicious way to cook duck for a weeknight dinner. Serve with mixed vegetables to soak up the sauce. Try this Chinese braised duck recipe!
This healthy yet delicious stir-fried fish, flavoured with oyster sauce and garnished with tri-coloured vegetables, is so simple to prepare and cook! Serve with rice or noodles.
This Mao style braised pork belly makes for a delicious, filling meal with family and friends. Braising the pork belly in sauces and spices tenderises the pork belly until it achieves that irresistible melt in your mouth texture!
Literally meaning "meat returned to pot", the double cooked pork or twice cooked pork is a well-known Sichuan-style Chinese delicacy. Try this Double cooked pork recipe!
The classic Peking Duck is definitely an Australian favourite. Learn how to prepare it with a twist, with these delicious Chinese steamed rolls!
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