Tag Archives: chinese

fish maw (herh pio) and mushroom meatball soup | a review of thermos shuttle chef

Today I am sharing a recipe of a soup that I will never tire of. I have been eating herh pio (花胶), or fish maw, soup since  I was a…

shanghai style stir-fried udon | review of corningware retroflam cookware

It is no secret that I am a big fan of the Corningware Retroflam series of cookware. I cook A LOT, and after having gone through many, many non-stick cookware…

stir-fried pig liver with ginger and spring onion

If you are squeamish, look away now. Because today, I am cooking liver! I love pig liver. I know it is not everyone’s cup of tea, but I really love…

szechuan ‘saliva’ or mouth-watering chicken (四川口水鸡)

I apologize for the strange title of this dish. In my defense, I didn’t name the dish – it is a direct translation from its Chinese name. I wonder who’d…

chicken and leek stir-fry

I rarely cook leeks because, well, I am also not sure why. I think it is largely because no one at home is mad about them.  I do add leek…

herbal emperor chicken (药材皇帝鸡) | A Review Of Purely Fresh Online Grocery Store

If you have been reading my blog, you would probably have read about my chicken-head-and-feet drama. If not, you can read about it here. It is stranger than strange but…

chinese steamed yam and pumpkin cake (芋头金瓜糕)

I grew up eating quite a bit of yam. It is not something I would eat on its own, but I love a good Yam Rice, and I like yam…

pork belly char siew (五花肉叉燒) – wok & grill method

I love making Char Siew. I have made char siew using this recipe for ages. I like it because it uses only the wok, and because the char siew is braised before being…

cereal butter prawns

Once upon a time, I would never have attempted to cook dishes that I associate with zi char stalls. To me, they are super difficult dishes that only the zi…

salted egg yolk prawns (牛油黃金虾) | A Review Of Purely Fresh Online Grocery Store

Growing up, I’d watch my mom add salted eggs to Century Egg Porridge. Sometimes she would add them to steamed egg custard. Other times, we would eat the salted egg…