Chicken Leg Rice

1. Prepare chicken legs. Wash them clean. I used 3. 2. Place them in a deep pot. Add in enough water. Bring to boil. Skim the soup, remove all the floating dirt. 3. Add in 2-3 ginger slices, 3 cloves of garlic, salt to season. Cover the lid. Turn to low heat and simmer for…

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…

Ginger Milk Curd

Ginger milk curd (姜撞奶 jiang zhuang nai)is a popular dessert in Guangdong area. Ingredients: Milk 120g Fresh ginger juice 20g (if you don’t want it to be very strong, you can cut down a bit.) Sugar 15g 1. Pour milk into a pot. Turn to low heat. 2. When small bubbles show up around the…

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…

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…

Homemade Kimchi

I love Chinese cabbage. I also love spicy food. There is no reason for me not to love kimchi. Kimchi can be easily bought from supermarket. Yet, I still want to try to make it by myself. 1. Prepare a head of Chinese cabbage. Remove the root.  2. Cut cabbage into 4 part. And rinse…

Cola Ginger Tea

My hometown is in Shandong Province, which lies in northeastern part of China. Winter is cold there. When my husband and I visited my family several days ago, my mom caught a cold due to cold weather. She couldn’t stop coughing, sneezing and she had severe running nose. So I made cola ginger tea for…

Ginger Pork

1. Chop pork into thin slices. Marinate the pork with a little cooking wine, light soy sauce, salt, sugar, ginger and corn starch for 10-15 mins. 2. Prepare the sauce: 1 tsp ginger granulate, 3 tsp water, 1 tsp light soy sauce, salt, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp cooking wine. 3. Heat a little oil…