Archive | August, 2012

Bubble – My First Dog Rescue!

21 Aug

I  found this shi tzu wandering around near our place. Looks like the dog was mistreated and neglected by the owner. The dog looks atrocious. I took it home. The poor fella need a home. I can’t keep it as we already have one at home.  So I post her picture  in Facebook with the hope there will be someone willing to provide home for this poor fella. Bubble is one friendly girl. She doesn’t gave me any hard time.


This was how Bubble looks like when I rescued her.


Soon after I post her picture in Facebook, a lovely girl sent me a message that she willing to provide home for Bubble. I was so happy . I took Bubble for grooming session.


Clean and neat Bubble after her grooming.


She ate a good dinner and  slept long and peacefully. I noticed there were injuries on her head and leg. I guess the owner beat ,starve, abuse and neglect her.  On Saturday, Bubble left to her new home.   Bubble  took some of me when she left and left part of herself  behind.  Hope she is happy there 🙂

It’s very important for anyone thinking about getting a pet to consider in advance how they will deal with potential issues, so that they don’t end up adding to the numbers of abandoned animals.



Sizzling Yee Mee

21 Aug

Sizzling Yee Mee

Few weeks ago, I cooked this Sizzling  Yee Mee. I came back home and noticed that I still have a packet of Yee Mee. Looking at the packet of Yee Mee, I thought of cooking Sizzling Yee Mee. My first attempt and it was super easy & super delicious!

Sizzling Yee Mee

  • A small piece of chicken breast, sliced
  • 3 tbs vegetable oil
  • 4 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in  water overnight ( Wash the mushrooms prior to soaking them.  Do not discard the soaking liquid. )
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 shallots, chopped
  • 3-4  dried chilies, cut into 1 inch strips
  • 1 -2  tbs black pepper sauce
  • 2 tbs thick soy sauce
  • 2 tbs oyster sauce
  • 2  tbs cornflour mixed with water
  • 1 liter water
  • 1 pieces fried mee suah
  • 1 spring onion, chopped, for garnishing

Heat the vegetable oil and saute the garlic, shallots and dried chilies until aromatic.  Stir in the chicken and shiitake mushrooms.  Cook  until the chicken pieces are semi-cooked.  Pour in the water, the liquid used to soak the mushrooms followed by the three types of sauces and simmer until the chicken pieces are cooked and the mushrooms have softened.  Right before turning off the heat, stir in the cornflour slurry to thicken the gravy.

To serve, gently rinse the fried Yee Mee  under running water and place in a bowl .  Pour the hot gravy on top, with a few pieces of chicken and mushrooms. sprinkling of Sprinkle the chopped spring onions for garnishing.  Serve sizzling hot!

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