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Cantonese Style BBQ Pork over Rice f

Cantonese Style BBQ Pork over Rice

Hong Kong is famous for their Cantonese roasted meat (Siu Mei 燒味). BBQ pork, roasted goose, roasted duck, roasted pig, roasted suckling pig, soy sauce chicken and a few more. These are all classic. People like buying these roasted meats to-go, either [...]

April 23, 2014 Cook, Pork, Rice
Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemum Tea

This maybe the easiest recipe that I have ever posted, but it is too good not to be shared with you. I grew up drinking this tea. My mom always made it for my sister and I during hot summer [...]

January 21, 2014 Cook, Drink
Oven-Steamed Mushrooms in Black Pepper Oyster Sauce

Oven-Steamed Mushrooms in Black Pepper Oyster Sauce

I have to thank my sister for this recipe. Couple months ago, Bryan and I hosted a small Hong Kong style BBQ party in the yard. My sister suggested to make this mushroom packets for the party. We did it [...]

September 10, 2013 Cook, Side Dish
Sweet Glutinous Rice Dumplings with Black Sesame

Sweet Glutinous Rice Dumplings with Black Sesame

This is my interpretation of my grandma’s (my mom’s side) recipe. It is a dish from a specific region in China called “Chaozhou/Chiuchow 潮州”. My grandma is from Chiuchow. The original name of this snack is “Lok Tang Ci 落湯糍”, [...]

February 13, 2013 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Creamed Corn with Pork and Rice

Creamed Corn with Pork and Rice

Creamed corn with pork and rice (粟米肉粒飯) is one of those classic simple dishes that you can find in Hong Kong. It is very basic, tasty and affordable that people love to get this for lunch. The sweet creamed corn [...]

November 9, 2012 Cook, Pork, Rice
Year of Dragon

Happy Lunar New Year! Welcome Year of The Dragon!

新年快樂! Happy Lunar New Year! 恭喜發財! Kung Hey Fat Choi! Wishing you prosperity! 步步高陞! Be promoted to a higher position! 身壯力健! Be healthy and vigorous all year! At my New Year corner this year, I have a pot of orchids, a dragon piggy bank, some [...]

January 23, 2012 Live
Turnip Cake

Chinese New Year Recipes

Chinese New Year is next week starting on Monday. I haven’t had time to look into new Chinese New Year recipes this year. But I have some ideas for you from my previous posts. Enjoy! Turnip Cake. This is a [...]

January 19, 2012 Cook
Mooncake

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Mid-Autumn Festival is my favorite holiday! This is the day that Chinese gather with families and friends to enjoy a great meal and some good time together. After dinner, the adults would sit around to talk and eat some mooncakes [...]

September 12, 2011 Live
Fried Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Fried Chicken with Lemon Sauce

I don’t cook Chinese food much because I don’t know many of the recipes. My mom gave me some of her old recipe books a few months ago. But, I have only tried this chicken with lemon sauce. The chicken [...]

July 28, 2011 Cook, Poultry
Beef Rolls with Enoki

Beef Rolls with Enoki

Enoki mushrooms are thin, white and long. They are very healthy and full of antioxidants. This is a very common dish in Hong Kong. The black pepper sauce is the key of this dish. Since the beef and mushroom has [...]

March 9, 2011 Beef, Cook
Turnip Cake

Chinese New Year: Turnip Cake

Turnip Cake is the one thing that can’t be missed during Chinese New Year! I love that so much that my mom used to make them specific for me while I was in Hong Kong for vacation, even though that [...]

February 8, 2011 Appetizer, Breakfast, Cook
Year of the Rabbit

Happy Lunar New Year! Welcome to Year of The Rabbit!

Happy Chinese New Year! Wish you all to have a wonderful year of the rabbit! 恭喜發財! Kung Hey Fat Choi! Wishing you prosperity! 花開富貴! Fortune comes with blooming flowers! (The orchids) 新春大吉! Good fortune in the New Year! (The mandarin oranges) 招財進寶! [...]

February 3, 2011 Live