Ribs & Potato Stew

Wash ribs in water. Put all the ribs in a deep pot. Add in enough water. Bring it to boil for 3-5 mins. Take out all the ribs and rinse under water. Heat a pan with a little oil. Stir fry drained ribs till they turn a bit brownish. Add in ginger slices and green…

Oven Roasted Vegetables

I roasted potato, cauliflower, carrot by oven before. I always wanted to try roasting different kinds of vegetables at one time. And I did it today. Preheat oven to  200 Degree C. Prepare vegetables. I chose potato, carrot, cauliflower, broccoli, onion, baby corn, mushroom and cherry tomatoes. Wash them and cut. For potato, carrot, cauliflower…

Bento for Hubby (His First Day at Work)

My husband got a new job. YAY~! And today is his first day to go to work. That also means we cannot have lunch together at home. Since I need to teach in the afternoon or evening, we cannot have dinner together either. He will have his lunch at canteen. So I decided to cook…

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…

Potato & Sausage Stir-fry

I find only in Chinese recipe will potatoes appear in slices, while in other cuisine, potatoes are usually cooked in chunks or mashed. Potatoes also are cooked often in shreds, and it’s a very very common Chinese family dish, just like scrambled egg with tomatoes. Sausage I used is the Chinese preserved sausage. We call…

Vegetable Soup

Before anything. Yeah! That’s a whole potato in the soup. It’s a rally light and simple soup. And of course, it’s also healthy. Even my husband, a 100% meat lover, falls for this soup. Ingredients (serving for 2) potatoes 2 (peeled) carrot 1  (cut into thick strips) onion 1 (cut into quarters) 1/4 head of…

My Favorite Vegetable Stir-fry

How much do I love this Di San Xian? Hmmm……. If I have to choose one my favorite stir-fry dish, it must be the one. But I have to say it’s not very healthy, since it consumes too much oil. The name Di San Xian (地三鲜)Means 3 fresh vegetables from the earth and which are…

Potato Pancake

Ingredients: 3 medium potatoes (grated into shreds) egg 1 green part of 1 spring onion 1/4 onion (grated into paste) 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp oil   Place Potato shreds into a big bowl. Leave them there for a while and pour the potato water out. Beat in…

Lamb Chop With Mashed Potato Pancakes

We don’t eat mutton that often. This is a very simple dish. 1. Sprinkle salt and pepper over lamb chop on both side. Rub it with finger to let flavor come in. 2. Peel 2 medium potatoes. Cut into cubes. Steam or boil them till cooked. Mash them in a bowl. Season with a little…

Mashed Potato

1. Cut potatoes into small chunks. If your potatoes are very clean, you can peel them after boiling. If not, please peel them before boiling. Boil potatoes in hot water with some salt till completely soft. 2. Mash potatoes with a fork and set aside for later use. 3. Heat a sauce pan. Cut in…