Grill Wagyu (和牛) Beef Steak with Garlic

Grill Wagyu (和牛) Beef Steak with Garlic

Wagyu beef is one of the most tender beef you can get for steak.  It is being interlaced finely with fats or marbling.  It is supposedly from Japan, but you can get Wagyu beef from Australia as well. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagyu. Grilling
Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Ginkgo (commonly misspelled as gingko) nuts are used in cooking and deserts.  However some people, especially children do not like its taste.  Here is a tip to sweeten it and give it a little more bite. You can use the canned
Stock

Stock

Some recipe required to have small amount of stock.  You could either use stock cubes or canned stock available in supermarket or you can try to make your own.  You could make a big pot, divide them into disposable plastic
How to make minced pork (or other meat) ball or patty more bouncy (弹牙)

How to make minced pork (or other meat) ball or patty more bouncy (弹牙)

Lifting the minced pork and slapping down in a bowl or plate or chopping board repeatedly before cooking will make the meat more bouncy or springy to the bite when cooked.  This is because the process will expel the air
How to Wrap Rice Dumpling (肉粽,粽子,bak chang)

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

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

Mini Sausages rolled in Streaky Bacon Kebabs

mini sausages rolled in streaky bacon

This is not a recipe exactly, more of a suggestion, for your next BBQ or roasting in an oven. Ingredients 300 grams streaky bacon (15 pieces) 30 mini sausages Green, red, yellow capsicums 10 BBQ bamboo sticks Method Wash the … Continue reading →

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 →

Pork Bean Paste and Potato (马铃薯面豉猪肉)

This is a variant of the earlier post with bitter gourd, but this is less presentable dish as the color is brownish all over, but tasty enough for a day to day meal with porridge or steam rice, and especially … Continue reading →

Pork Bean Paste and Bitter Gourd (苦瓜面豉猪肉)

Ingredients 1 bitter gourd 200g minced pork or slice pork 4 Garlic 1-2 tablespoon bean paste 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon light soya sauce 1 teaspoon corn flour 2 table spoon cooking oil 1 cup water Method Remove skin of … 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 →