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!

Brand Spotlight – Kanokwan


We are excited to see the arrival of new Thai brand, Kanokwan to our shelves. The sachets range feature popular curry pastes and stir fry sauces for Thai dishes, making it quick and convenient to make these dishes.


Lao Gan Ma – China’s Chilli Sauce

Lao Gan Ma

The origin of Lao Gan Ma is a real rags-to riches story, with the company’s founder Tao Huabi bearing many hardships and challenges on her way to becoming one of the most famous faces in China.

Yusheng – Chinese New Year

Yusheng for Chinese New Year

Yusheng is a raw fish salad comprising of shredded vegetables, fruit, various condiments and strips of raw fish. The dish has been popularised as a cultural activity to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.


Making Dumplings – Jiaozi 餃子

Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi

The humble jiaozi (餃子) is a simple Chinese dumpling eaten across much of Asia, with the dumplings often made and enjoyed together by families for Chinese New Year.

Product Spotlight – MasFood White Curry Noodles

MasFood White Curry Noodles

Sometimes, all you can manage is an instant noodle, but why not ‘pimp it up’ to make a proper meal? These MasFood White curry noodles are great for a flavoursome meal for the mid-week slump!


Crispy Aromatic Duck

Crispy Aromatic Duck

You’re probably familiar with this popular dish. Based on the more famous Peking Duck (or Beijing Duck), Crispy Aromatic Duck is actually a relatively new dish, created in the UK, to cater to local tastes.

Brand Spotlight – Deli Coco

Deli Coco Coconut Chunks (Original)

We take a look at Deli Coco Coconut Chunks; made from fresh coconut, and baked instead of fried, they are vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and free from MSG too!


Piglet Biscuits, Jue Zai Beng – 豬仔餅

Sweet Piglet Biscuits

Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching. Every year, Mooncakes get all the glory, and we don’t think that’s fair! This is why we feel it’s about time we introduced you to ‘Piglet Biscuits’.