Silky smooth Steamed Eggplants dressed with soy sauce, mirin, and garlic infused oil. It is simple, healthy, and delicious served with rice.
This easy Minced Pork Fried Rice with cauliflower, carrots, zucchini, and green peas will soon be a favorite at your house. Less than 30 minutes to prepare.
A twist on the popular Chinese Sweet Red Bean Soup dessert made with the addition of black glutinous rice. Delicious warm or cold with coconut cream.
Yee Sang is a raw fish salad that originated in Singapore and is popular in both Singapore and Malaysia. It is a symbol of prosperity and abundance, and is normally served as an appetizer during a Chinese New Year Feast. The dish is served with raw fish, shredded daikon, jicama, carrots, pickled ginger, pomelo, fried…
Silky smooth Wontons in clear chicken broth are great as a starter or appetizer. They can also be deep fried to perfection as finger foods.
Oodles of noodles…..I never get tired of noodles. Fried, soupy, rice, wheat, buckwheat, pasta, they are all good. I always have a good stock of dried noodles in my pantry, including the ubiquitous instant noodles. A quick meal can be prepared with just the ingredients in the pantry! I had defrosted a pack of minced…
Soft garlicky Chinese Savory Pancakes with Chinese chives, carrots, and shrimps for an afternoon snack or as a tasty side dish.
Szechuan peppercorns are the outer pods of small, reddish brown aromatic prickly ash berries. It has a lemony scent and gives a slightly numb sensation in the mouth when too much is added to the food. It is one of the ingredients used in the Chinese five-spice powder and a great seasoning for pork, chicken,…
Yam / Taro Rice is a savory one-pot meal made with long grain rice, taro (a.k.a. yam), chicken, and Chinese sausage. This tasty dish has a fluffy texture and is deliciously satisfying.
This Minced Pork and Dried Scallop Porridge is deliciously warm, tasty, and satisfying especially on a cold or rainy day. Very easy to prepare.
Steamed Tofu with Garlic Soy Dressing – a healthy and delicious side dish to go with rice. Only 12 minutes to prepare using the microwave.
We woke up to a temperature of -10F this morning. For such cold mornings, the family prefers something warm and soupy for breakfast. Not a typical US breakfast but a familiar and popular one where I grew up. I made the chicken broth last night but boiled the noodles in the morning.
Not sure what to do with leftover holiday ham? Try this Quick and Easy Char Siew. It is sweet, tasty, and works well as a sandwich meat.
We love the holidays, but all good things come to an end. The family spent the entire morning putting away the decorations into boxes where they’ll stay till November. Time for lunch, and one of the easiest thing to make was fried rice. I cooked some rice and chopped up some left-over ham from a…