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 →

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... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

Japanese Chicken Curry

1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put the chicken in. Fry till golden brown. 2. Add in chopped carrot. Stir fry a bit. Then add in chopped onion. When aromatic, add in potato chunks. 3. Pour in 2 1/2 cup water. Add in 1 tablespoon honey. Simmer for around 20 mins. 4. Test... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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