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…

Red Wine Oxtail Stew

I actually wrote a blog about red wine oxtail stew. But somehow it disappeared. Today, I cooked it again. So I rewrote it. Prepare oxtail. I used about 600g, 4 pieces. Place them in a big bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Dust them with flour. Just let them be coated with a thin flour…

Mushroom & Beef Steak Rice Bento

Bento for my husband (his second day at work). I have  seriously thought about what is a good match for rice to be in his bento. The first choice is sure to be meat dish with sauce, so that the flavor will go into the rice. My rule is do not repeat the same dish…

ABC Soup

My husband used to cook this soup for me.  That’s really shocking since he seldom cooks. He cooks for maybe 10 times at most and chooses to cook soup. Why? Because he just needs to put all the ingredients into a pot and let the cooker do the rest work. That’s why I cannot say…

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…

Beef Stew 2.0

The first time my husband and I wen to buy groceries after he came back, I suddenly stopped in front of the beef shelf. A voice talked to me in my mind “buy some beef and cook beef stew”. Then I bought beef. Haha. I cooked tomato beef stew before. This time I’m gonna make…

Chicken, Vegetable & Vermicelli Stir-fry

When I don’t have enough time to think what to cook, stir-fry will be my first choice. All I need is to put some vegetables and meat and stir fry them. 1. Soak vermicelli in water for 3-5 mins or till it becomes completely soft and transparent. Cut shorter with scissors. And drain. 2. Cut…

Fried Carrot Cake

1. Cut carrot cake into medium cubes. I bought carrot cake from local supermarket. 2. Place them in a big bowl. Add in corn starch. Shake a little bit to let carrot cake be coated with starch evenly. 3. Fry carrot cake in oil till starch layer turns hard. Set them aside. 4. Heat a…

Scallop & Asparagus Stir-fry

1. Cut scallops into two thinner pieces. Peel the asparagus and cut them. Also prepare several carrot slices to garnish the dish. 2. Boil a pot of water, add in 1 tsp salt. Blanch asparagus and carrot for 1 min. Rinse under water and drain them. 3. Heat a pan. In with 1 tablespoon oil….

Beef Stir-fry with Kailan

1. Trim the end of kailan. 2. Boil one pot of water, add in 1 tsp salt. Blanch kailan for 2-3 mins. I used baby kailan, so I just boil them for 2 mins. 3. Put beef slices in a bowl. Add in 1 1/2 tsp light soy sauce and 1 tablespoon corn starch. Mix…