Carrot Cake ( with Pineapple & Walnut)

I found this great recipe about carrot cake: I baked carrot cake before. It was good. I tried this new recipe and I loved this one. Very moist and taste better. Pineapple also improves the texture. My husband also likes it very much. Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp... Continue Reading →


Fried Pork Slices in Sweet & Sour Sauce (Guo Bao Rou)

Guo Bao Rou is a classic dish in Notheastern Chinese cuisine. I still remember when going out with my friends to have northeastern cuisine, we would definitely order this Guo Bao Rou. 1. Cut pork into medium slices. 2. Sprinkle salt and a little black pepper. Mix them well. 3. In a small bowl, add... Continue Reading →

Soy Sauce Fried Rice

One of my husband's favorite fried rice. Ingredients: Cooked rice ( I always use leftover) Sauce (1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dark soy sauce, 1/2 oyster sauce, and 1/2 tsp sugar) Chopped garlic Thawed frozen vegetables 1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Sauté chopped garlic till aromatic. 2. Add in rice.... Continue Reading →

Chicken Vegetables Pot

1. Prepare chicken. You can choose chicken boneless leg or chicken wing sticks. Fry them in a pan. When a bit golden brown, take them out. 2. Prepare soup. Boil 1 cup water in a pot. Add in 1 small pack of bonito flakes. Turn off the stove and let bonito flakes simmer in hot... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Potato Croquettes

1. Peel 3 medium potatoes and cut into small chunks. 2. Put potato chunks in a pot and pour in enough water. Boil till potato softens. 3. Chop one small onion and sauté a bit. 4. Mix onion and mixed vegetables ( carrot, peas, and corn) with mashed potatoes. 5. Season with salt and pepper.... Continue Reading →

Japanese Chicken Curry

1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put the chicken in. Fry till golden brown. 2. Add in chopped carrot. Stir fry a bit. Then add in chopped onion. When aromatic, add in potato chunks. 3. Pour in 2 1/2 cup water. Add in 1 tablespoon honey. Simmer for around 20 mins. 4. Test... Continue Reading →

Spicy Sticky Rice Cake

Here is the sticky rice cake I bought from supermarket: 1. Put rice cake in a big bowl. Add in enough water. Separate each rice cake and soak for a while. Then drain them. 2. Heat a little oil in the pan. Sauté chopped garlic and onion till aromatic. 3. Add in carrot shreds and... Continue Reading →

Japanese Beef Potato Stew

This dish needs potato ( 2 medium ones and chopped into chunks), one midium chopped onion, one carrot (peeled and chopped into small chunks), Konjac noodles (boiled in water for two mins, rinsed and cut), beef slices, mirin, cooking wine, oil, bonito flakes and soy sauce. 1. Make the stock. In a pot boil 2... Continue Reading →

Caramelized Chicken Legs

Original recipe: (I couldn't find the link) 1. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. 2. Clean chicken legs and sprinkle a little salt and black pepper. 3. In a bowl, add in 3/4 cup honey, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 1/4 tomato sauce and 3 cloves minced garlic. Mix them well. 4. Place chicken legs in... Continue Reading →

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