Flat Garlic Bread

1. Dissolve 1 tsp yeast and 1 tsp sugar in 1/4 cup warm water. Let it ready for 5 mins. 2. Mix 1 cup flour, 1 pinch salt, 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp butter and 3 cloves chopped garlic in a bowl. 3. Add yeast water into flour mixture. Mix all ingredients and knead…

Honey Garlic Chicken

My husband calls all meat with dark sauce “Teriyaki”. I found it because 2/3 of times when I asked him what he wanted for lunch, his answer would be ” teriyaki chicken or teriyaki pork”. He doesn’t pay much attention to how I cook the meal or sometimes I doubt he even doesn’t know what…

Garlic Butter Sauced Salmon With Linguine

1. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the salmon on both sides. 2. Heat a pan. Drizzle in olive oil. When pan is hot. Add salmon in with the skin side down. Sear both side till golden brown. About 3-4 mins for each side. Then fry each side for another 1-2 mins. 3. Set fried salmon…

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….

Ginger & Garlic Prawn Stir-Fry

1. Clean Prawns. Remove head and shell. Wash them clean. Wipe them with kitchen towel to make sure they are very very dry. 2. Add 1-2 tablespoon corn starch into Prawns. Let the Prawns be coated with a thin layer of starch. 3. Heat some oil in the pan. Fry Prawns till the outside starch…

Sweet & Sour Eggplant

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables. Yet, it’s hard to cook eggplant well without frying. This dish also needs frying which means a lot of oil is used.I have to admit that it’s not very healthy, but it’s very delicious. 1. Cut eggplant into cubes. Place them in a big bowl. Add in 2-3…

Plum Sauce & Garlic Salmon

This is my first try on salmon with plum sauce. It turns out not bad. 1. Prepare a salmon fillet around 400 g. I cut it into medium pieces. 2. Sprinkle a little salt and black pepper over it. Only a little salt is needed, because it will be marinated for a while. 3. For…

Chinese Cured Pork Belly & Bamboo Shoot Stir-fry

Chinese cured meat is very popular during Spring festival, also known as Chinese New Year. My first try on Chinese Cured Pork was about 3 years ago. My sister went to Jiang Xi province, which is located in southwestern China. She went there for a friend’s wedding. And when she came back, she brought a…

Sweet & Sour Sauce Prawns

1. Clean the Prawns. Cut off the whisker. Poke in the second last segment with a toothpick and pull out the intestine. 2. Heat some oil in the pan. Put all the Prawns in. Stir fry till each side turns red. 3. Pull Prawns to the side of the pan. Add in chopped garlic &…

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…