Friday, 25 May 2018

Crispy Seafood Toast

These seafood toast are SO simple to prepare and are a very tasty finger food for party. Each toast has a layer of generous seafood spread and a layer of crisp bread sandwich. You can use any bread you love but I do recommend thinner bread as it absorb less oil when we deep fry it. 
Today, I am using Borges's Grapeseed oil for frying. Do you know Grapeseed oil are very suitable for deep frying as well as normal daily cooking? It's smoking point can be up to 210-245ºC. They are a healthier choice of oil as it is Cholesterol Free, contains vitamin E & A, acid linoleic essential fats, etc.  In addition to this smoking point, Grapeseed oil has other positive attributes in relation to cooking. It has a clean, light taste that can be described as “nutty”. 

Crispy Seafood Toast
(Make 14pcs)

  • 120g shrimps 
  • 120g squid
  • 1 egg white
  • 10g ginger
  • 25g corn
  • Some spring onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon corn starch (Sorry not in picture)
  • Dashes of black pepper (Sorry not in picture)
  • 4 tablespoon of sesame seeds 
  • 7 slices breads (Trim away the side and cut into half)
  • Borges Grapeseed oil for deep frying

  1. Put squids, shrimps, egg white, corns, spring onions, ginger, salt, sugar, black pepper into a blender.
  2. Blend it well and add in cornstarch. Blend it into a sticky paste.
  3. Spread a generous layer of seafood paste on the bread and sprinkle the white sesame seed on it. Repeat the spreading till you use up all the paste.
  4. Heat Borges Grapeseed oil in a pot. Use a leftover bread stick to test whether the oil is ready for deep frying. If there is bubbles on the bread, you may start frying the seafood toast.
  5. Slowly place the seafood toast with sesame down to fry first for 1-2 mins. Turn over to brown the bread layer. Yummy crispy seafood toasts are ready to serve! 

It still taste good even it is cold. Great snack for kids to bring to school too! I will continue to use these healthy oil for my daily cooking for my family. What about you? :)

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Friday, 12 January 2018

Huiji 8 Teasure Dessert Soup

Oh man, the weather is so cold in Singapore this week & Chinese New Year 2018 is coming too, I am going to have some prosperous number for this dish too. 8 is a very lucky numbers to Chinese. LOL~

Today's Herbal Dessert is going to warm & nourish your body definitely. You do not have to buy many different herbs to make it too. All you need is a bottle of Huiji Waist Tonic to standby in your kitchen. It really save my hassle of getting different ingredients and cooking time.

Huiji 8 Teasure Dessert Soup 

  • Peach Gums (Soaked overnight and remove the impurities)
  • Soaked White Fungus (Soaked till soft and remove the hard stem & impurities)
  • Snow Lotus Seeds (Soaked overnight)
  • Dried Longan
  • Bai Guo
  • Lotus seed (Soaked in hot water for 1 hr before use)
  • Lily Bulbs (Soaked in hot water for 1 hr before use)
  • Red dates
  • Pandan Leaves
  • Honey Rock Sugar
  • Some Huiji Waist Tonics
  1. Add the prosperous 8 ingredients and pandan leaves into a pot. Add in enough water to cover all the ingredients and boil it for 30 mins. Add in honey rock sugar to taste. 
  2. Before serve, add a teaspoon of Huiji Waist Tonic to each bowl. Yes, it is just so easy and fast!

Note: For kids/Adults that can't accept too herbal stuff may omit adding Huiji Waist Tonic.