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... Continue Reading →


Garlic Prawn Spaghetti 

Prepare Prawn, cooked spaghetti, chopped garlic, cherry tomatoes ( cut into halves), salt, black pepper, olive oil, Italian mixed herbs, and chopped parsley. 1. Heat a little olive oil in the pan. 2. Put Prawns in. Fry a bit till pink. 3. Add in chopped garlic. Stir fry with prawns till aromatic. 4. Add in... Continue Reading →

Stir Fry Black Pepper Beef

I love this dish. And it's easy too. Ingredients: Beef (chopped into thin slices, and marinated with light soy sauce, oil and starch for around 15 minutes) Onion and bell pepper ( chopped into small pieces) Salt Black pepper Sugar Oyster sauce 1. Heat some oil in the pan. Put in marinated beef slices. Stir... Continue Reading →

Scrambled Egg with Zucchini

Becside my husband is crazy about eggs, I try to cook scrambled eggs with many different vegetables.  This is also an easy dish to cook. 1. Make scrambled egg. And put it in the plate. 2. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put in zucchini slices. Keep stir frying till zucchini is done. 3.... Continue Reading →

Stir-fried Three Vegetables

Its Chinese name is "地三鲜" (di San xian). Di means ground, earth. San means three. Xian means fresh vegetable. So it's a dish consists of three vegetables which are eggplant, potato and bell pepper. It's a typical northeastern Chinese cuisine, and it's also one of my favorite dishes. First time I tried it because one... Continue Reading →

Stir Fry Eggplant & Long Bean

I'm a big fan of eggplant. I won't get tired even if I have eggplant three meals a day. Ingredients: Long beans (cut into medium pieces) Eggplant (cut into strips similar to long beans' length) Chopped garlic, dried chili (if you want it to be spicy) Light soy sauce 1 tsp Salt Sugar 1 tsp... Continue Reading →

Braised Pork In Brown Sauce

I guess it's difficult for people to dislike this dish. Its Chinese name is "Hong shao Rou". "Hong"means red referring to its color dark brown. "Shao" means braised. "Rou" means pork.  It's also a typical dish showing up in many celebrating occasions like New Year's Eve reunion dinner. Pork better be pork belly with skin.... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

Cook One Fish In Two Ways

Compared to fried fish in western countries, Chinese people always choose to cook fish in different ways, like fish soup, braised fish in brown sauce, or steamed fish. I bought this sea bass from supermarket. Yet, I found it too big and we didn't have a pan big enough to cook it. So I decided... Continue Reading →

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