Home Cooked Food for My Dog Charlie

My husband and I got this poodle Charlie last month. Ever since this little cutie came to our house, our life completely changed. I feel so lucky to have such a little playful buddy as our family member. Most time, Charlie has dog food which was bought from pet store. But sometimes, especially on some…

Homemade Kimchi

I used 1 big Chinese cabbage, about 300g. Cut it into halves, then quarters. Remove the root. And chop it into smaller pieces. Put them all in a big basin. Add in 1 cup water and 6 tbsp salt. Let them marinate in salty water for 2 hours. Remember to flip and toss them a…

Mutton Stew

Cut mutton (about 800g) into small pieces. Put all the mutton into a pot. Add in enough cod water to cover them. And bring to boil. Keep boiling for 3-5 mins. Drain the mutton and wash off all the dirt. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tbsp oil. Sautee 2 cloves of chopped garlic. Add…

Cream Vegetable Stew

Prepare vegetables and chicken. I used 1 chicken leg, remove the bone and cut into 4 pieces. Sprinkle salt and black pepper over the chicken. For vegetables, I chose 1 carrot, 1 potato, 1 onion, 3 shiitake mushrooms. And 1/8 head of broccoli.  Cut carrot and potato into small chunks, dice the onion and cut…

Pig’s Feet & Lotus Root Soup

1,Put pig’s feet pieces into a deep pot. Add in enough water. 2, Bring the water to boil for about 5 mins. 3, Take all the pig’s feet pieces out and wash clean in water. 4, Put everything into pot: pig’s feet, lotus root (peeled and cut into chunks), red dates (makes soup taste sweet),…

Carrot Egg Omelette

Prepare 1 small carrot. Peel it and grate it into thin shreds. In a bowl, beat in 3 large eggs. Also season with salt, black pepper and 2 tsp water. Add in chopped spring onion. Stir well. Heat a pan, add in 1 tsp oil. Fry the carrot for 2-3 mins till carrots turn softened….

Carrot & Walnut Cake

Ingredients: flour 1 cup cinnamon powder  1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup eggs 2 vanilla 1/2 tsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup grated carrots 1 1/2 cup finely chopped walnut 1 cup   Preheat oven to 180 Degree C. Cream vegetable…

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…