Minced Pork & Eggplant

To me, the best way to cook eggplant is to fry them. And another secret is never add in any water while cook eggplant. My mom cooks eggplant well. My sister told me how to cook eggplant in my mom’s way: fry eggplant with low heat, add in salt or soy sauce and put lid…

Fried Bee Hoon/ Rice Vermicelli (炒米粉)

I cooked fried bee hoon before, but didn’t turn out well. I think I dealt with bee hoon in a wrong way. This time, I corrected it and tried it again. Ingredients: bee hoon 100g water oil dried shiitake mushroom 4 pork belly 100g 1 egg 1 small carrot 1 small onion 1/4 of a…

Pork & Mixed Vegetable Stew Recipe

In earlier days, transportation was not as convenient as how it is now. People in northern part of China didn’t have much choice about vegetables in winter. The most usually seen vegetables are potato, Chinese cabbage and turnip. They can be boiled, stewed, preserved and used to make soup. Pork stew together with these vegetables…

Bitter gourd, Black Fungus & Pork Stir-fry

Pork better contains a bit fat. 1. Cut pork into slices. Remove the seed of bitter gourd and cut into slices. Soak black fungus in water for 3 mins. Tear into smaller pieces. 2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the pan. Sear pork first till slightly brownish. 3. Add in a little ginger shreds. Then…

“The Rice Killer”- Braised Pork Belly

I’ve cooked braised pork belly for many many many times. Seems that my husband will never get tired of it. Due to the dark rich sauce and juicy tender pork, this dish also has a nick name “the rice killer”. Because with this dish, you can have a lot rice. The secret  lies in sugar…

Homemade Pork Floss

Actually I didn’t know where floss can be used except bread until my husband told me he used to add floss in porridge. And the other day, when I was in a supermarket shopping for ingredients to stuff my fridge, I noticed that a box of 300g lean pork is s$3.5 while a small box…

Yu Xiang Rou Si (Yu Xiang Shreded Pork)

Yu Xiang Rou Si is a famous Sichuan dish. It’s Chinese name is 鱼香肉丝, because 肉丝 sounds like Rose. Many Chinese people joke its English name should be Yu Xiang Rose. 🙂 1. Cut pork into shreds. Put them in a bowl. Add in 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon cooking wine, 1 tsp…

Pork Intestine & Chili Stir-fry

Many people don’t eat pork intestines. But I’m not one of them. Pork intestine has special texture. It’s very chewy. Cleaning pork intestine is a bit time consuming. 1. Wash pork intestine under water. Let the water flows all the dirt out. Then make the inside out. Spread salt to rub it. Wash clean. Sprinkle…

Roasted Ribs

1. Peel off the white layer on the back of the ribs. So that ribs can be better seasoned and cut. 2. Prepare the seasonings: 1 tablespoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon paprika powder, 1/2 tsp ginger powder, 4 cloves of minced garlic, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 tablespoon salt. Mix them well. Then sprinkle them onto…

Pork With Salted Vegetables 梅菜扣肉 ( Mei Cai Kou Rou)

This is the first time for me to try this dish. Main ingredients for this dish are Mei Cai and pork belly. Mei Cai is a kind of preserved vegetable. I bought from local supermarket. There is a lot of salt on the surface of Mei Cai. I need to rinse salt off first. Then…