Steam Bean Curd with Egg (蒸水豆腐蛋)

This is a simple and yet healthy and nutritious dish, with goodness of bean curd and egg, and healthy and simplicity of steaming. This dish can also be called 老少平安, but the original version of 老少平安 include minced pork and … Continue reading →

Simple Fry Nian Gao / New Year Sticky Rice Cake (煎年糕)

Many Chinese buy some Nian Gao (年糕) during Chinese New Year Spring Festival.  It symbolises 步步高升, (things are improving in steps in the coming year).  Housewife who worship kitchen god may also belief that the kitchen god, being in kitchen … Continue reading →

Apple, Pear, Luohan fruit, Fig, Apricot Kernel Dessert (苹果,梨 , 罗汉果,无花果,南北杏)

apple pear dessert

This is an alternative to the earlier post on “Apple or Pear with Chinese Almond (南北杏) and Chuan Bei (川贝)Drink“.  However, Chuan Bei is not used here, but replace with luohan fruit and fig, hence suitable for whole family as … Continue reading →

Pasta with Mushroom Cream Sauce (Pasta Al Funghi – Vegetarian)

This is an improved version of the same recipe posted earlier. Ingredients (Serve 1) 5 dry shitake mushroom 3 clove of garlic 250 ml full cream milk (or whipping cream milk for fuller texture) 2 slice of cheese 2 tablespoon … Continue reading →

Whipped Potatoes / Mashed Potatoes

Potato masher

Some may wonder why their whipped potatoes don’t taste as good as those served in restaurants.  The secret is simply butter and milk. Ingredients (Serve 2) 4 potatoes 1 table spoon salted butter ¼ – ½ cup milk Method Peel … Continue reading →