Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Mushroom sauté Peas | 香菇炒豆豆

Peas is very tasty for babies, in fact, it’s ready to feed when the baby is 6 months old. It’s sweet and can be accepted by most babies.

My 2 little angels like is so much and I am starting with just plain peas puree while they are still small. Time flies …..Iris already stepping in 17 months and she is starting want to act like adult especially her gor gor. She wanted to follow her gor gor while on the dinning time. She wanted to hold the spoon by herself and eat by own, however she’s still need times to practice for it and end up I have to do the cleaning work. Nevertheless, I d’t want to stop her learning path, she should given chance to explore and learn…..that’s how they growth, right?

Okay, come back to the peas. I wanted to cook something different for my kids to increase their appetite. This is the reason of this dish being created in my kitchen. The taste is not disappointing me. It’s sweet and fragrant with add on onion. Dun wait, try it out for your kid and I am sure they like it.

1 Pack of peas
3 medium size dried mushrooms
half of onion
2 bulbs garlic
1 tbsp olive oil
pinch of rock salt

1. Soak dried mushrooms, drain and squeeze a way the water. Cut in cubes and set a side.
2. Wash the peas with pinch of salt and rinse to clean. Cut in cubes and set a side.
3. Cut the onion in slice and chopped the garlic.
4. Heat the wok with olive oil and pour in chopped garlic and saute until fragrant.
5. Add in mushrooms and peas and continue saute. 
6. In between add a little bit of water to ensure it's not too dry.
7. When the peas is half cooked, add in onion and saute until all are cooked.
8. Season with pinch of salt.

I usually will make some food ice cube if the dish is not finished consume in 1 time. This way also saves a lot of my time as I dun cook dish for my kids every week. Yes, I am lazy mummy :p

Simple Waxed Meat Fried Rice | 简单腊肠炒饭

I am very tired after the long journey on CNY’s cookies baking. Not only need to supply for customers, but also for relatives and friends.

Thus, I have no more energy to cook for family while CNY reached. Just cook some fast and easy dish in order to fill up the tummy will do.

In fact, my husband has requirement that I no need to cook many varieties foods. For him, 1 dish will do but have to ensure it’s delicious! Aham…..i believed this fried rice is match his liking as I found there is a mirror plate (美人 照镜) after he said he is full.

white rice (better use the cooked rice stored in fridge overnight)
2 bulbs garlic
2 eggs
1 yard waxed meat
pinch of salt
pinch of pepper
2 tbsp oil
spring onion for garnish (optional)

1. Chopped garlic and evenly stir the eggs in a bowl and put aside.
2. Soak waxed meat in water to soften the skin and peel off. Chopped it and put a side.
3. Heat up the oil and fried garlic until fragrant.
4. Pour in egg and keep fried until just cooked and dip up.
5. With the wok still hot, saute the waxed meat for around 1 minutes and dip up.
6. Pour in the rice and keep saute with medium heat until the rice is getting dry and hard.
7. Add in egg and waxed meat and fry.
8. Season with salt and pepper.