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…

Oven Roasted Fish

1. Cut fish 2 or 3 times on both sides. 2. Put fish into a big bowl, add in 2 tablespoon cooking wine and several ginger slices. Marinate for half an hour. 3. Wipe fish dry with kitchen towel. 4. Sprinkle salt and white pepper over fish. 5. Heat 2-3 tablespoon oil in the pan….

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…

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…

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….

Chicken Vegetables Pot

1. Prepare chicken. You can choose chicken boneless leg or chicken wing sticks. Fry them in a pan. When a bit golden brown, take them out. 2. Prepare soup. Boil 1 cup water in a pot. Add in 1 small pack of bonito flakes. Turn off the stove and let bonito flakes simmer in hot…

Vegetable Potato Croquettes

1. Peel 3 medium potatoes and cut into small chunks. 2. Put potato chunks in a pot and pour in enough water. Boil till potato softens. 3. Chop one small onion and sauté a bit. 4. Mix onion and mixed vegetables ( carrot, peas, and corn) with mashed potatoes. 5. Season with salt and pepper….

Stir-fry Prawn Hokkien Noodles

The real stir-fry hokkien noodles need squid and pork. But here I didn’t use them. And this recipe is different from the real one.  1. Beat two eggs in a bowl. Heat oil in the pan and make scrambled egg. 2. Take the egg out. Fry the Prawns till pink and set them aside too….

Homemade Japanese Sukiyaki Pot

My husband and I tried sukiyaki pot while in Hokkaido. We both loved it. That one required dipping in raw egg. Really delicious. Japanese sukiyaki pot is different from shanushabu. It needs sukiyaki sauce, which I bought from a Japanese supermarket. Prepare pork slices or beef slices. And vegetables. Pour sukiyaki sauce in a pot….

Beetroot Soup

Ingredients: 1 onion chopped 1 potato peeled and chopped 1 small beetroot chopped 1 medium carrot chopped 3 clove garlic minced 2 tsp butter A little chopped cabbage Black pepper Salt 4 tsp tomato sauce 1 box broth 200 ml water 1. Melt butter in the pot. Add in chopped onion and sauté a bit….