Salted Lemon

Last time, when my husband and I went to shopping for groceries, I found there’s sale on lemon. So I bought 2 packs of lemon. Then I decided to make salted lemon with them. It’s quite easy. 1. Wash lemon in water. Sprinkle some salt over them. Rub with fingers. Then rinse under water. Dry…

Steamed Enoki Mushroom

Enoki mushroom is a necessary ingredient for hotpot or Sichuan ma la pot. Steam enoki mushroom is another way to cook them. 1. Remove the root. Rinse enoki mushroom under water. Drain them and place them in a plate. 2. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is hot, add in 1…

One Pot Tomato Sausage Linguine

My husband is on a short trip to China. While I am home alone, I try to figure out some dishes that are simple and easy to cook. One-pot dish is always my first choice. 1. Prepare sausage (cut into slices), two tomatoes (peeled and chopped), one small chopped onion, 2 cloves chopped garlic, mixed…

Steamed Pomfret Fish

1. Prepare a pomfret fish. 2 shiitake mushrooms slices, 4 cherry tomatoes, 4 plums, ginger slices and chopped spring onion. 2. Put 3-4 ginger slices into the fish belly. 3. In a plate, spread some shiitake slices and ginger slices. Place fish over them. 4. Put tomatoes and plums beside the fish. 5. Sprinkle a…

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…

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…

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…

Pineapple Rice

I bought a whole pineapple from supermarket. Cut at the 1/3 height. Use knife and spoon to scoop the pineapple out. Set the pineapple shell aside. Cut the pineapple into small chunks. I also used a pineapple rice paste bought from supermarket. 1. Clean Prawns. Take off the head and shell. 2. Heat a little…

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 &…