Chinese Steamed 2-Toned Chocolate Buns

Chinese Chicken Curry

Hey everyone! So I've been loving Flower Net thus far, it is starting to remind me of an old school mystery - film noir style! This dish wasn't much inspired by the book, as it was Ricky just saying, "hey how about some curry!" Well needless to say we end up with a Chinese Chicken Curry! It was really nice to have tonight to as most of Maine right now is struggling to breach double digits. I really was aiming for a spicier dish, and this wasn't spicy like most curries are - however it was so nice on this cold day! ...more

Cantonese Chilli Oil Version One

A Simple Dish Of Hokkien Mee To Tempt The Taste Bud

It was an accidental dish – both in the literal and literary sense. Literally – I chopped my thumb while cutting the thick spring onions… no, it was my thumb that was cut and the onions that were chopped… but that was bad enough; literary – I realised how amazingly simple it was to prepare the dish after spending just 5 minutes of my time surfing online, hence a spontaneous decision to adapt and give one recipe a try....more

Fried Hokkien Mee II (Sotong Mee Without Sotong Please)

That’s especially for the guy who can’t stomach chewy, stretchy and supposedly sludgy stuff like sotong and fish maw. I didn’t believe it at first when he told me that’s how he orders his Sotong Mee at hawker centres!...more

Silken Ma Po Tofu

Softness and Spiciness – That’s What Little Girls Are Made Of?...more

Cantonese Beef and Tomato Noodles

Again, I have no idea if this is authentic Cantonese food but it’s so yummy, who cares? This dish is also another great pantry dish. I have loved this recipe for a long time but had actually forgotten about it.   I made it for Mike to get a second opinion and he loved it! The verdict? Mike approved!  ...more

Crispy Cheesy Potato Gems

Cheese and potatoes – they are like a perfect match made in heaven. They always go well together, regardless of what the resulting dish is: mashed potato with melted cheese toppings, hasselback potato drizzled with cheese, baked jacket potatoes with taco cheese sauce, baked fries in a blanket of cheese…...more

Chinese Baked Pork Bun (烘烤肉包子)

In my personal opinion, this was probably the most challenging dish I’ve done so far. Not only was it time-consuming; it was also physically and mentally draining, given the amount of preparations required beforehand as well as the amount of energy expended during the kneading. Take a look at the long list of ingredients to see what I mean....more

Mongolian Beef Stir-Fry To Accompany The Rice

Similar recipes found online have disclaimed any links that this dish might have to Mongolian origins. In actual fact, it is just stir-fried beef braised in a thick sauce, the latter of which distinguishes it from being just an ordinary plate of stir-fried beef....more