Celery & Bacon Stir-fry

I seldom buy local celery, which is the thin type. But I think this stir-fry is a good way to cook local celery. Cut celery and bacon into small bits. Heat a little oil in the pan. Sear bacon bits first. When bacon turns a little brownish, add in celery. Stir fry for 1 minute….

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…

Oven Roasted Fish

1. Cut fish 2 or 3 times on both sides. 2. Put fish into a big bowl, add in 2 tablespoon cooking wine and several ginger slices. Marinate for half an hour. 3. Wipe fish dry with kitchen towel. 4. Sprinkle salt and white pepper over fish. 5. Heat 2-3 tablespoon oil in the pan….

Yellow Braised Chicken (黄焖鸡 Huang Men Ji)

Huang Men Ji is a famous dish in Shandong cuisine. There are so many Huang Men Ji restaurants all over China. The full name is 黄焖鸡米饭, which means yellow braised chicken served with steamed rice. 1. Prepare chicken, cut chicken into small or medium chunks. In my hometown, chicken is usually chopped into small pieces,…

Cheesy Vegetable Chicken Rolls

I found this recipe on Weibo. 1. Prepare a pices of boneless chicken leg. And a larger piece of aluminum foil. 2. Brush foil with olive oil. Then spread chicken on it with skin side down.  3. Sprinkle some salt on chicken. 4. Put one piece of cheese at one end of the chicken. 5….

Stir Fry Stingray With Vegetables

1. Cut stingray fillet into small pieces and marinate it with a little salt, cooking wine, light soy sauce and corn starch. 2. Heat some oil in the pan. Put stingray pieces in. Stir fry them till a bit golden brown.and take them out. 3. Stir fry chopped garlic in the pan. Then add in…

Lobster Soup

1. Cook lobster in the boiling water. When it’s done, take out the lobster meat. 2. Prepare vegetable part. I used 1 medium potato, 1 medium onion, 1 medium carrot, 2 small tomatoes, 2 pieces of celery. Chop them into small pieces. 3. Heat some oil in the pan. Put in onion first. Then add…

Cook Egg Tofu in 3 Ways

I used to dislike egg tofu, but now I like it. This dish actually includes 3 ways to cook egg tofu. We also call egg tofu Japanese tofu. First, cut egg tofu into even-sized pieces. Coat them with corn starch, and fry them in oil in hot pan till both side turn golden brown. After…

Moo Shu Pork (Fried Pork With Scrambled Eggs And Fungus)

I think many people are very familiar with this Chinese dish. The first time I saw this dish’s name on the menu, I was surprised. Because its Chinese name is “木须肉”( mu Xu Rou), while “mu” means wood, ” Xu”means beard. I was like what kind of dish is that! 🙂 But it turned out…

Pumpkin Soup

This is an easy and quick dish made of vegetables. 1. Chop pumpkin, garlic, celery, and carrot into small pieces. 2. Heat the oil in the pan. Put garlic in first. 3. Then the carrot and celery. Stir fry a little. 4. Pumpkin at last. Stir fry for around 2 minutes. 5. Then add in…