Hong Tang Ba Ba

It’s a sweet Chinese snack in Southwestern China area, I think. Hong Tang means brown sugar in Chinese. Ba Ba refers to cake made from glutinous rice flour. This summer holiday when my husband and I were in China. My friends there treated us Xiao Long kan hotpot. One dish is Hong tang baba. And…

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…

Cocoa Brownie

One day, my husband chose a pack of Starbucks cocoa when we bought groceries in a supermarket. He was super excited because he kept thinking about a warm and yummy cup of cocoa. He immediately made himself a cup of hot cocoa when we reached home. Yet….he found it’s not as yummy as he thought….

Carrot Cake

This is an easy recipe to bake carrot cake. Ingredients: Canola oil: 180 ml White sugar: 100g Brown sugar: 50g Eggs 2 Flour: 140g Baking soda: 1 tsp Salt: 1 tsp Carrot strips: 2 medium carrots Cinnamon ground: 1 tsp Vanilla: 1/2 tsp 1. In a large bowl, mix oil and sugar, mix them well….

Black Sesame Round Bun And Mini-burger 

I promised my husband that I would make hamburger for him. And I tried the other day. First, I baked black sesame round bun. Ingredients: Bread flour around 160g Plain flour around 40g Sugar around 30g Salt around 3 g Yeast around 3 g Add in milk around 60g and 3/4 of one egg. 1….

Ge Da Soup

It’s a traditional soup in China. When I was little, my mom always cooked me this soup, especially in cold weather or when I was sick. It also has an interesting name. Ge Da in Chinese means a lump, a knot, even means pimple on face. But here it means the flour in the soup….

Zucchini Pancake

I used a half zucchini and made it into shreds. In a large bowl, put in zucchini shreds, an egg, a small bowl of flour, a small bowl of water, a tsp baking soda, some salt and some black pepper powder. Then stir evenly. Heat oil in the pan. Put a spoonful batter in the…