Pickled Fragrance In Chinese Olive Fried Rice

It’s a very simple dish to prepare and cook, especially since the pickled black olive vegetables could be easily purchased off the shelves of supermarket. The best part about using these bottled pickled vegetables is the oil contained within. Using this oil to fry the ingredients is the key to churning out a good old pot of fragrant Chinese olive fried rice....more

Chinese Orange Cauliflower (low-fat, raw option)

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Chinese Steamed 2-Toned Chocolate Buns

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!http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/cantonese-beef-tomato-noodles/  ...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