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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
Baked Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings

Baked Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings

Super Bowl is coming up on Sunday. And we can’t go without some chicken wings. These chicken wings are perfect. They are smokey, little sweet and packed with flavors. Absolutely fantastic! The most important is that they just need to go [...]

January 29, 2013 Appetizer, Cook, Poultry
Egg Tarts

Egg Tarts

Egg tart is one of the Hong Kong classic. Everyone in Hong Kong loves egg tart. They like to eat it for breakfast, brunch as dim sum or tea time snack. An egg tart is a baked egg custard in [...]

March 12, 2012 Breakfast, Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Kit Kat Big Little

Snack: Kit Kat Big Little

Last week, I was shopping at Mitsuwa Marketplace (Japanese supermarket). When I was in the snack aisle, the Kit Kat Big Little box was talking to me. I always love Kit Kat, and bite-size Kit Kat sounded even better, so [...]

October 19, 2011 Eat
Jacob’s Club Biscuit

Snack: Jacob’s Club Biscuit

Jacob’s Club Biscuit is one of my favorite childhood snack in Hong Kong. It is a chocolate covered biscuit. My favorite is the orange flavor one. A crunchy biscuit is covered with a thick layer of chocolate with a hint [...]

September 12, 2011 Eat
S’mashing S’mores

Snack: Trader Joe’s S’mashing S’mores

Last week, Bryan and I took my Hong Kong friend to Trader Joe’s. My friend, Tony wanted to bring some food snacks for his friends back in Hong Kong. While we were looking for some cool snacks, Bryan saw this [...]

July 18, 2011 Eat
Reese’s Minis

Reese’s Minis at CES 2011

Last week, Bryan and I were in Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show). We were there for Bryan’s work. We were so busy that I didn’t have time to update. Sorry about that. Believe it or not? There was [...]

January 11, 2011 Eat
Koala’s March Cookies and Hotel

Koala’s March Cookies and Hotel

What is your childhood favorite snack? My favorite is the Koala’s March cookies. Each cookie is a koala with different expressions or actions. Who can say no to those little koalas? Eating them is like playing lottery. You never know [...]

December 14, 2010 Live
Rice Noodle Rolls

Hong Kong Snack: Rice Noodle Rolls

Rice noodle rolls is called “pig intestine noodles” with literal translation in Cantonese. The noodles do not contain any pig intestine. It is because of the shape of the noodles. They look like the intestines of a pig. There isn’t much [...]

October 22, 2010 Eat
Pop Chips

Chips Addiction

Who doesn’t love potato chips? But sometimes, potato chips can be really unhealthy. Recently, I have found a good bag of tasty potato chips. It is said that the chips were not fried or baked. They pop the potatoes. I [...]

October 13, 2010 Eat