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…

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….

Mixed Vegetable Chicken Soup

1. Pour in enough water in a deep pot. 2. Put in chicken. I used several chicken drumsticks. 3. Turn to high heat. When the water boils, turn to low heat. And slow cook for half an hour. 4. Add in corn & carrot chunks. Cook for another half an hour. 5. Add in snow…

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Preheat oven to 170 degree C. 1. Clean cherry tomatoes and cut them into halve. 2. Sprinkle salt, black pepper, olive oil, minced garlic and rosemary over tomatoes. And mix them well. 3. Place tomatoes in baking pan and then put into oven. Bake for around 30 mins. If you want them to be drier,…

Mixed Vegetables Stir-fry 

This dish has a beautiful Chinese name, which is “He Tang Xiao Chao”. “He tang” means pond full of lotus, and “Xiao Chao” means stirfry. The dish is very colorful and pleasant to the eyes. This dish requires many different vegetables. I always like lotus root, black fungus, snow peas, carrot and kernels. 1. Put…

Stir Fry Mushroom With Bell Pepper, Carrot & Green Chili

It’s a quick and easy vegi dish. 1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in some chopped garlic. Stir fry a bit. 2. Put in mushroom ( torn into shreds) and thin carrot slices. Keep stir frying till mushroom turns softened. Cover the pan with lid. And braise for around 2 mins. If…

Braised Cauliflower With Tomato

It’s a popular dish in my hometown. Someday my mother told me that she learnt a new dish from her friends. And that new dish is this braised cauliflower with tomato. Later, this dish also showed up in the canteen of my high school. It’s not a difficult dish to cook. I would also recommend…

Chicken Vegetable Soup

It’s an easy soup to make. Ingredients: Chicken ( I used 2 big chicken wingsticks) Shiitake  Bamboo shoot ( cut into medium pieces) Carrot ( chop into medium pieces) Snow pea ( put in boiling water for 1 min. Take out and drain) Oil Light soy sauce Salt Hot water 1. Heat a little oil…

Lobster Soup

1. Cook lobster in the boiling water. When it’s done, take out the lobster meat. 2. Prepare vegetable part. I used 1 medium potato, 1 medium onion, 1 medium carrot, 2 small tomatoes, 2 pieces of celery. Chop them into small pieces. 3. Heat some oil in the pan. Put in onion first. Then add…

Stir Fry Shrimps With Vegetables

 This is a healthy and quick dish.  1. Prepare shrimps and vegetables. (I chose frozen ones, which are really convenient) 2. Marinate shrimps with 1 tsp light sauce, 1 tsp cooking wine, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp starch. 3. Frozen vegetables in boiled water for 2 minutes.  4. Heat the oil in pan, and…