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.

Friday, 29 December 2017

Pumpkin Creme Brown Rice Spaghetti with Crispy Onions

2017 is coming to an end soon! I hope most of you had accomplished most of your to do list for 2017. I wish my post today are able to encourage you to cook more healthy food at home for your loved one. I really love the bonding time during our meals.

Thanks for San Remo and Singapore Home cooks again for this healthy hampers. I love San Remo's 100% organic brown rice spaghetti which is free of dairy products, egg & yeast. Don't worry about having the impression that this Brown rice pasta's texture is hard and try after cook. Trust me, it taste awesome! 

Let go meatless to end our 2017. These earthy pumpkin puree & sun dried tomatoes paste with cream create a prefect spaghetti sauce. I pan-fried the red onions with olive oil till crispy and served it together with the spaghetti.  This quick, easy & healthy dish is very aromatics & yummy!

Pumpkin Creme Brown Rice Spaghetti with Crispy Onions
(Serve 3 pax)

  • 250g San Remo Brown Rice Spaghetti
  • 6 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup thin slliced red onions
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 8 tablespoon Pumpkin puree
  • 1.5 tablespoon San Remo Sun-dried tomatoes & Garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes, optional 
  • 120 ml of pasta water
  • 6 tablespoon cream
  • salt to taste
  • Some fresh parsley for garnish 

  1. Cook the spaghetti in salted water according to the package direction. Drain the spaghetti and reserve the pasta water for the sauce later.
  2. Heat a skillet, add in olive oil and red onions. Sprinkle some salt on the onions and cook it over medium high heat till it brown and crispy. Do not let the onions burnt. Scoop out the crispy brown onions on a plate for later use. 
  3. Use the same skillet, add in the garlic, dried chilli flakes, dried parsley flakes, sun-dried tomatoes & garlic sauce, pumpkin puree and give a good stir. Add in the pasta water and bring the sauce to boil. Do adjust your the volume of the pasta water to get the consistency you preferred. Once the sauce is boiling, lower down the fire and add in creme and mix well. Add in salt to taste. 
  4. Lastly, add in the cooked spaghetti and toss it well with the sauce. Serve it on plate. Add the crispy onions on the spaghetti and garnish with some fresh parsley. It's ready to serve!
Side note:
How to make pumpkin puree: Use fresh pumpkin. Remove skin and cut into cubes. Steam it for 20 mins and blend it well with a blender.

Good news! As we welcome 2018, San Remo is here to make your new year even better! Three lucky winners will get to win a San Remo hamper worth more than $100 each! Check out

More info on where to get these wholesome pasta: San Remo Organic Brown Rice Pasta is available in 3 different variants - Spaghetti, Penne and Spirals at $3.95 each. Now available at selected Cold Storage, FairPrice Finest outlets, and RedMart.
Once again, TAGlicious wish Everyone a Happy 2018 ahead! Cheers.

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