Tag Archives : Chinese

Sweet Corn Egg Drop Soup (玉米蛋花汤)


I am blogging this recipe at Ashley’s request. This is one soup that you can prepare in 10 minutes if you have a can of cream-style corn, water chestnut, and eggs. Its simple, easy, tasty, and healthy! Get cooking Ashley! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time : 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 14oz can cream-style corn 10 water chestnut, Read More

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Vegan Fried Green Beans (素干扁四季豆)


    I have to survive without cooking help for the month of September. This means having to come home from work and fix dinner quickly so that there is no one complaining about growling stomach. This is one of the quick fixes that I can whip up in 20 mins. I substituted the usual minced pork with minced preserved Read More

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Mochi Fruit Bowl


Yet another dough ball recipe. All the recent glutinous rice ball recipes are my attempts to make Mochi. Ashley insists tang yuan (汤圆) <> Mochi. I wonder. Aren’t they all made from glutinous rice flour? Regardless, she has gobbled every one of the variations/look-alike I’ve attempted over the last few weeks. Unlike the usual peanuts/black sesame topping, this is the Read More

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Mango Sago Pomelo – the perfect combination


I like this delicate dessert for the refreshing sensation the ingredients bring. This is a chilled dessert. The mango is the anchor and provides the fragrance, the sago provides the grainy texture, and the tart pomelo is the gem! Preparation time: 30 mins Cook time: 30 mins Serves 10 Ingredients 1 litre mango juice 300 ml evaporated milk 2 large Read More

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Braised Pork with Egg and Fried Bean Curd (卤蛋)


This is one of the dishes from my god sister that I cherish a lot. The best part of this dish is the sauce. If there is any leftover the next day, I liked to dip plain, white bread in it for breakfast. Wierd? Try that, I love it so much. This is an attempt to capture the measurements of Read More

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Pot Stickers/Gyoza


Pot stickers, gyoza, dumplings? Whatever you call them, they are wonderful appetizers… First published this post in Nov 2014, updating the picture and ingredients again today in Mar 2015. I’ll keep refining the recipe as it gets better 🙂 Looks like I make dumplings approximately once a quarter! What’s the occasion? The meat-ball lover is home, and I get lots Read More

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