Steam Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion (姜葱鸡)

Steam Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion (姜葱鸡)

Ingredients Half chicken, or 2 chicken leg 1-2 cm section of ginger 1 stalk spring onion 1 table spoon sesame oil 1 table spoon light soya sauce 2 table spoon Chinese wine hua tiao (花雕) ½ teaspoon salt for seasoning 1 table spoon salt for washing. Method Remove skin of
Fish and Salted Vegetable Soup (咸菜鱼汤)

Fish and Salted Vegetable Soup (咸菜鱼汤)

Ingredients 300 grams Fish belly, fish head, fish backbone (after fillet out the flesh), or just fish meat chunks. (Garoupa is good for this) 2 table spoon soya sauce 2 table spoon sesame oil 2 table spoon hua tiao (花雕) or brandy or rice
Steam Salted Fish (梅香) with Pork Slices

Steam Salted Fish (梅香) with Pork Slices

Even the thoughts of this dish make me hungry.  Salted fish is very nice either by itself, or cooked with other ingredients, and also very nice in clay pot rice too! Yum! (However, don't eat it too much for health
Chinese Gado Gado

Chinese Gado Gado

This is similar to the Malay version of Gado Gado or Tauhu Goreng. We need the same recipe to make deep fry bean curd (but half the portion will do) and I will repeat them here. Ingredients 2 block (10cm x 10
Winter Melon, Water Chestnut, Barley and Sugar Cane Drink (冬瓜马蹄薏米竹蔗)

Winter Melon, Water Chestnut, Barley and Sugar Cane Drink (冬瓜马蹄薏米竹蔗)

This is recommended by my TCM practitioner.  The body tends to have low immunity to respiratory infection when too "heaty".  This recipe is good to be consumed frequently, as it helps the body to be more "cooling" but not too

Nonya Dumpling (娘惹粽子)

nonya dumpling

Making dumpling is never simple, but I will try to explain as clearly and as simple as it could so that anyone could try and successfully make their own dumpling at home. Ingredients (1 kg portion make about 15 dumpling … Continue reading →

Pork Dumpling (咸肉粽子)

salted pork dumpling

Making dumpling is never simple, but I will try to explain as clearly and as simple as it could so that anyone could try and successfully make their own dumpling at home. Ingredients (1 kg portion make about 15 dumpling … Continue reading →

How to Wrap Rice Dumpling (肉粽,粽子,bak chang)

rice dumpling

Rice dumpling is a Chinese festive food for 端午节, duan wu jie, which occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month in the lunar calendar.  The story goes where a loyal poet屈原 committed suicide by drowning himself in the … Continue reading →