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…

Sweet Potato Snack

A quick and easy snack with only 3 ingredients: 1 small sweet potato ( chopped into small dice) 1/4 – 1/2 cup flour Around 1/4 cup water 1. Cut 1 small sweet potato into small dice. The smaller they are, it will be easier for them to be cooked. 2. Place sweet potato into a…

Di San Xian

Di San Xian (地三鲜) is one of my favorite dishes. And it belongs to northeastern Chinese cuisine. Main ingredients of this dish are three vegetables: eggplant, potato and green pepper. 1. Cut eggplant, potato and pepper into medium chunks. 2. Heat oil in a deep pot. Fry potato till golden brown on the edge. Dish…

Curry Chicken

1. Prepare 1 whole chicken ( I used around 3/4 of a whole chicken). Cut it into chunks. 2. Chop 6-8 cloves of garlic, 30 g ginger, 1 big onion , 3 red chili. Chop them into very tiny pieces. 3. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in the pan. Put in all the garlic, ginger, onion…