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…

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….

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Scrambled Egg With Tomatoes

If one dish should be chosen to represent China, I think it probably be this dish. It’s also the very first dish for most Chinese to learn how  to cook. And it also shows up very often on Chinese’s table. It’s a quick, easy and delicious dish as well. Ingredients: 3 medium tomatoes ( peeled…

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,…

Stir Fry Beef With Onion

I always think beef and onion are a good match. And it’s easy to cook. 1. Cut beef into evenly thin slices. Chop onion and bell pepper into medium pieces. 2. Marinate beef with some salt, light soy sauce, cooking wine and starch. Make sure each slice is coated with starch. 3. Heat the oil…