Braised Ribs with Potato & Long Beans

1. Rinse ribs under water. Then put them in a pot, pour in enough water that covers all ribs. Turn to high heat and bring to boil. Turn off the heat when ribs turn white. Rinse ribs in cold water and drain. 2. Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in chopped garlic, ginger... Continue Reading →


Braised Fish in Brown Sauce

Fish is a must-have dish during Chinese New Year. In Chinese fish is 鱼 (yú), which sounds like another character 余. 余 means extra or surplus. So we always say 年年有余 (nián nián yǒu yú),that means May you always get more than you wish. Braised fish in brown sauce is a regularly-seen dish on Chinese... Continue Reading →

Dark Braised Trotters 

1. Cut trotters into small pieces. 2. Place trotter pieces in a pot. Pour in enough water covers trotter. 3. Turn on stove and heat till water boils. Take trotter pieces out. Rinse and drain. 4. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put trotter pieces in. Stir fry a bit. 5. Add in a... Continue Reading →


Braised Pork With Mushroom & Vermicelli 

1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put in a little  ginger shreds. Stir fry a bit. 2. Put in pork slices ( cut pork belly into medium thick slices). Stir fry till they turn a bit golden brown. 3. Add in mushrooms ( torn into slim shreds). Stir fry till they get softened.... Continue Reading →


Dark Brasied Chicken Leg

Ingredient: Boneless chicken leg Light soy sauce 1 tsp Dark soy sauce 1.5 tsp Sugar 1 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Hot water 4 tsp 1. Heat the pan. Put in the chicken with skin side down.  2. Flip it over when the skin side turns golden brown. And fry the other side till golden brown... Continue Reading →


Braised Chicken Wings With Potato

1. Heat a little oil in than pan.  2. Add in chicken wings. Fry till both sides get golden brown. 3. Add in chopped potato pieces. Stir fry till potatoes get a little brown. 4. Add in a little light soy sauce and dark soy sauce. Stir fry evenly and let each wing and potato... Continue Reading →


Easy Braised Chicken With Shiitake 

This dish is actually similar to yellow chicken stew. Yellow chicken stew is really popular in China. I guess there are yellow chicken stew restaurants in every China's city. It's a dish made mainly of chicken, shiitake and green bell pepper. I cooked it in a relatively easy way. 1. Cut boneless chicken leg into medium... Continue Reading →


Braised Beef With Potato

Ingredients: Beef ( cut into medium pieces) Potatoes (chopped into medium pieces) Light soy sauce Dark soy sauce Cooking wine Salt sugar Ginger Star anise 1. Beef pieces in boiling water till water gets boiled again. Take beef out, rinse and drain. 2. Heat some oil in the pan. Put in 2 or 3 ginger... Continue Reading →


Cook One Fish In Two Ways

Compared to fried fish in western countries, Chinese people always choose to cook fish in different ways, like fish soup, braised fish in brown sauce, or steamed fish. I bought this sea bass from supermarket. Yet, I found it too big and we didn't have a pan big enough to cook it. So I decided... Continue Reading →


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