Zong Zi Again!

There are still some bamboo leaves left in my fridge since last time I made zongzi (sticky rice dumplings). Last Wednesday was my resting day. No work, no need to go out. So I decided to use some to make Zongzi. And also because I really missed zongzi, could’t wait to have some. This time,…

粽子 (Zong Zi, Sticky Rice Dumpling)

This year, Dragon Boat Festival is on June 7, which is  next Friday. I never tried to make sticky rice dumpling (Zong zi) by myself even though I like them very much. I saw there were bamboo leaves for zongzi on the supermarket’s shelf and thought maybe I can try making zongzi this year. The…

Jing Gao (甑糕)

I will never say no to any dessert made from sticky rice or sticky rice flour. This cake is from Xi’an. It became popular recently due to a Chinese TV drama. The Chinese name 甑糕 actually should be pronounced as “Zeng Gao”, however, people from Shan’an Xi called it Jing Gao. 甑 is an ancient…

Sticky Rice Chicken (糯米鸡 Lor Mai Gai)

This is a very popular Cantonese dish. My husband is a big fan. Actually, it can be found easily from local supermarket, and the price is very cheap. But I really want to try and make it by myself at home. Ingredients: (Actually my meat portion is too large compared to rice, so I suggest…

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…

Sticky Rice Shumai

Sticky rice needs to be soaked in water over night. Drain them and steam for 15 mins. Prepare 1 Chinese sausage, 3 shiitake mushrooms, and cut them into small dice. Thaw 1/2 cup frozen mixed vegetables. For the shumai wrap, I bought one pack from supermarket. You can also make wrap by yourself if you…