Beef & Onion Stir-fry

I always think beef and onion are good friend, especially in stir-fry. Prepare beef slices. Put them in a small bowl. Season with a little salt and black pepper. Then add in 1/2 tsp light sou sauce and 1-2 tsp starch. Mix them well. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is…

My Favorite Vegetable Stir-fry

How much do I love this Di San Xian? Hmmm……. If I have to choose one my favorite stir-fry dish, it must be the one. But I have to say it’s not very healthy, since it consumes too much oil. The name Di San Xian (地三鲜)Means 3 fresh vegetables from the earth and which are…

Winged Beans

This is a completely new vegetable to me. I have never heard about it, never seen it before. This is how they look like: It also has the name: four-angled beans and dragon beans. They look kind of strange to me at the first sight. I was very curious whether those small leaves are edible…

Chicken, Vegetable & Vermicelli Stir-fry

When I don’t have enough time to think what to cook, stir-fry will be my first choice. All I need is to put some vegetables and meat and stir fry them. 1. Soak vermicelli in water for 3-5 mins or till it becomes completely soft and transparent. Cut shorter with scissors. And drain. 2. Cut…

Spicy Clam Stir-fry

1. Wash clams in water. Pour in hot water to let all the shells open. Let them soak for a little while. Then wash them again to rinse off all the dirt and sands. 2. Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in chopped garlic, ginger and dried chili. Stir fry till aromatic. 3….

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…

Pork & Green Chili Stir-fry

青椒肉丝 (pork & green chili stir-fry) is one of the most commonly-seen dishes in China. And it’s also very popular in Japan. When I have a bad appetite (which rarely happens) or feel like eating something spicy, this dish always comes to my mind immediately. Everyone has his own pork & green chili stir-fry recipe….

Fried Carrot Cake

1. Cut carrot cake into medium cubes. I bought carrot cake from local supermarket. 2. Place them in a big bowl. Add in corn starch. Shake a little bit to let carrot cake be coated with starch evenly. 3. Fry carrot cake in oil till starch layer turns hard. Set them aside. 4. Heat a…

Stir Fry Beef With Bitter Gourd

1. Prepare beef slices. You can buy a chunk of beef and cut into slices or you can just buy beef slices like I did. 2. Place beef slices in a bowl. Add in 1 Tbsp oyster sauce, cooking wine 1 tbsp, black pepper 1/2 tsp, salt 1/4 tsp, baking soda 1/4 tsp, water 1…

Scallop & Asparagus Stir-fry

1. Cut scallops into two thinner pieces. Peel the asparagus and cut them. Also prepare several carrot slices to garnish the dish. 2. Boil a pot of water, add in 1 tsp salt. Blanch asparagus and carrot for 1 min. Rinse under water and drain them. 3. Heat a pan. In with 1 tablespoon oil….