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... Continue Reading →


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... Continue Reading →

Soy Sauce Fried Rice

One of my husband's favorite fried rice. Ingredients: Cooked rice ( I always use leftover) Sauce (1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dark soy sauce, 1/2 oyster sauce, and 1/2 tsp sugar) Chopped garlic Thawed frozen vegetables 1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Sauté chopped garlic till aromatic. 2. Add in rice.... Continue Reading →

Japanese Beef Potato Stew

This dish needs potato ( 2 medium ones and chopped into chunks), one midium chopped onion, one carrot (peeled and chopped into small chunks), Konjac noodles (boiled in water for two mins, rinsed and cut), beef slices, mirin, cooking wine, oil, bonito flakes and soy sauce. 1. Make the stock. In a pot boil 2... Continue Reading →

Easy Cheese Tofu

It's a super easy way to cook Tofu. I found this recipe on Weibo. First, prepare a piece of silk Tofu. Sprinkle some sesame oil over it. Place cheese slice on it. I placed two slices. Put the plate in the microwave. And heat for several mins till cheese melt. Pour some light soy sauce... Continue Reading →

Tenggiri in Dark Sauce

1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Fry tenggiri filet till a bit golden brown. 2. Add in 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar. Stir fry evenly and let filet coat with sauce. 3. Pour in enough hot water covers filet. Add in star anise and ginger... Continue Reading →

Sliced Cold Chicken

Sliced cold chicken is a popular dish in China. It's also an easy dish to cook. 1. Put chicken in a deep pot. Add in enough water covers chicken. I used half chicken. Also add in several ginger slices, spring onion, and 1 tsp salt. 2. Turn to high heat. Cook till water boils. Then... Continue Reading →

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