Tom Yam Gong Soup

My husband and I had very good Tom Yam Gong Soup when we were in Bangkok. I really love it. Can’t wait to try after we come back. I bought Tom Yam Gong paste from supermarket. It’s a really quick soup. 1. Add 400 ml water in the pot. Add in chopped blue ginger and…

Green Curry Chicken

The green curry paste I used was bought from supermarket. 1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in chopped ginger and curry paste. Stir fry till aromatic. 2. Pour in 1 small pack of chicken stock and 150 ml coconut milk. Stir well and bring to boil. 3. Add in chicken. I cut…

Prepare a Christmas Feast with a King Crab

Yesterday when my husband and I were buying groceries in a supermarket, we noticed there was sale of king crab. Turkey is too big for us to have for Christmas, so a king crab sounds a good idea. Today when I got up, the first thing I needed to do is to defreeze the king…

Spare Ribs Soup ( With Red Dates & Ginkgo)

1. Rinse spare ribs in water. 2. Put ribs in a deep pot. Add in enough water higher than ribs. 3. Turn to high heat. When water boils, skim it.  4. Turn to low heat. Add in 2 or 3 red dates.  5. Cover the pot with lid. Let it slow cook for at least…

Stir Fry Shrimps With Vegetables

 This is a healthy and quick dish.  1. Prepare shrimps and vegetables. (I chose frozen ones, which are really convenient) 2. Marinate shrimps with 1 tsp light sauce, 1 tsp cooking wine, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp starch. 3. Frozen vegetables in boiled water for 2 minutes.  4. Heat the oil in pan, and…

Scrambled Egg With Beef

I didn’t know beef can be cooked in this way until in college. Both egg and beef taste tender. It’s a dish I and my friends must order when we ate together outside. It’s also an easy and quick dish. Ingredients: Beef ( cut into thin slices, marinate with a little salt, light soy sauce,…

Braised Pork With Potato And Vermicelli

Apart from dumpling, vermicelli is another food to help me with my nostalgia. Vermicelli is a commonly seen food in northern part of China, especially in winter. Just imagine, it’s chilling outside, and you have a bowl of braised pork with vermicelli on your table. All the coldness will be gone. Ingredients: Oil, pork (cut…

Quick Fried Dumplings

I love dumplings. Maybe because I come from northern part of China, I have an affection for dumplings. Every time I miss my hometown, I feel like having some dumplings. Except commonly seen dumplings cooked in boiling water, another way is to fry them.  It’s not complicted. And it’s also a quick and convenient dish,…