Yen Can Cook ~ Sweet Watercress Drink 西洋菜蜜

The weather has been rather crazy recently with blazing sun in the afternoon followed by a sudden downpour in the evening which triggered flash flood at low lying areas. It’s time to boil some nutritious soups or herbal drinks to build and enhance our immune system as well as cleanse and soothe our body.  Today’s main ingredient is watercress which […]

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Yen Can Cook ~ Clams in Superior Soup (Shiong Tong Lala)

Clams in Superior Soup or commonly known as Shiong Tong Lala, is a popular dish in any Chinese Dai Chow restaurants. Clams cooked in spicy herbal broth and served pipping hot with burner underneath is certainly a soul and tummy warmer for recent rainy evening. Ingredients needed are simple and my version was kind of simplified version without Dong Guai […]

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Yen Can Cook ~ Bitter Gourd Soup with Pickled Mustard Green

Bitter gourd, also known as bitter melon, is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber. It is widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean for its edible fruit. Its many varieties differ substantially in the shape and bitterness of the fruit. The fruit has a distinct warty exterior and […]

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