In The Kitchen With Wai Yee Hong

Welcome to ‘In the kitchen with Wai Yee Hong’.
In our series of ‘In the kitchen…’ articles we aim to demystify oriental vegetables, methods of cooking and kitchenware. If you want to learn more about how to make the most of oriental ingredients and kitchenware, you’ve come to the right place. Articles will be added periodically, so keep checking back!


Dim Sum – Dishes that touch the heart

Siu mai pork dumplings

Dim sum are a wide range of small dishes, with each piece of dim sum making up a small morsel that will ‘touch the heart’. We’ve compiled a list of a few of the usual suspects, as well as some of our favourites!

Festival Food – Chinese New Year

Click to see Assorted Candied Fruit Box in our online shop

Chinese New Year is one of the biggest events in the Chinese calendar. Learn about some of the many dishes and snacks that will bring good fortune for the coming year.


Staff Recommendations – Japanese Sake

Japanese Sake

Allan, store manager, recommends Sake! A Japanese wine made from rice, it is pronounced ‘sah-kee’, and is commonly warmed before serving.

Staff Recommendations – Char Siu Sauce

Lee Kum Kee Char Siu Sauce (Roasted Pork)

This month’s staff recommendation is from sales manager, Sandie. Sandie loves serving up home-cooked food, but likes a helping hand once in a while, which is why she recommends Lee Kum Kee Char Siu Sauce.


Staff Recommendations – Premium Oyster Sauce

Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Sauce

Kay is one of our most familiar faces in store, working on the accounts desk. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and particularly likes Malaysian cuisine. Her recommendation this month, is Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Sauce.

Staff Recommendations – Chicken Powder

Knorr Chicken Powder

This month’s staff recommendation comes from Jo. Jo works for the online arm of our supermarket, and enjoys cooking and baking! The product recommendation this month is Knorr Chicken Powder!


Staff Recommendations – Thai Chilli Paste

Thai Chilli Paste (Nam Prik Pao)

This month, Mem lets us in on some Thai Cuisine. Mem is originally from Thailand, and enjoys eating out. Her product recommendation this month is Chilli Paste With Holy Basil Leaves!


Staff Recommendations – Aloe Vera Drink

A+ Hosan Aloe Vera Drink

We’re kicking off a series of staff recommendations this month! Come back each month to find out what our staff like to eat and drink, and get real recommendations from real people! We’re starting with a recommendation from Allison, one of our store managers.