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
Cottage Pie or Shepherd’s Pie

Cottage Pie or Shepherd’s Pie

The traditional cottage pie or shepherd's pie is a meat pie with mashed potatoes as the crust, as potato is a cheaper food then. This recipe is not truly the traditional cottage pie, for simplicity, I do not bake it,
Preserve Vegetable with pork belly (mei cai kou rou 梅菜扣肉)

Preserve Vegetable with pork belly (mei cai kou rou 梅菜扣肉)

This is the way my mom cook it, but not very presentable as pork and vegetables are mixed up, whereas in restaurant, it looks more presentable with pork are nicely sliced and not mixed up with the vegetables.  I'll give

Steam water egg (蒸水蛋)

 Ingredients 2 chicken eggs 1 salted duck eggs (optional, can be replaced with 1 chicken egg) 1 century egg (optional) 50-100 grams minced pork 1/3 teaspoon salt dash of white pepper (grounded) water Method Remove the husk of the salted … Continue reading →

How to choose a chinese cleaver or chopping knife

knife handle

Having a good Chinese cleaver (菜刀) is an important part of Chinese cooking. Unlike western cooking that differentiate types of knife for different purpose, Chinese uses the cleaver for almost any form of food processing. It can be used to … Continue reading →