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Famous Chinese Recipes: Ham and Chicken Dish aka Yuk Lan Gai (年菜: 金华玉树鸡)

INTRODUCTION

This is a very simple yet classic recipe. Those in my age group should not be unfamiliar with this dish. It was a common chicken dish during my childhood era.

Though simple, the challenge is to debone the chicken

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Chinese Cured Meat Rice aka Lup Mei Fan (粤式瓦煲腊味饭)

INTRODUCTION

I got a request from a reader to issue this recipe which is a very common recipe during Chinese New Year Period. When you saw that cured meats are sold in the supermarket, it signifies that Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year Recipes: Fuzhou Spicy and Sour Fish Maw Soup (福州酸辣鱼鳔羹)

INTRODUCTION

Usually before Chinese New Year, fish maws will flood the Chinese New Year market. It is considered as one of the presentable gifts to friends and relatives as it is rather costly and not a common item in the

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Chinese New Year Recipe: Auspicious Chinese Cabbage Dish (包发百财吉祥菜)

INTRODUCTION

This is a familiar Chinese New Year dish but I have difficult to trace the origins or even the proper name of the dish from Chinese website. I believed many readers also aware of this delicious mainly vegetable dish

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Chinese Famous Recipe : Sour Cabbage Pork Belly (酸菜汆白肉, 酸菜白肉炖粉条)

INTRODUCTION

I do not have confidence that any of my readers will try recipe but it is a recipe that is so precious to me and therefore I have decided to blog..I missed this common North eastern Chinese dish for

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Chinese Takeaway Recipe : General Tso’s Chicken (左宗棠鸡)

INTRODUCTION

I always heard about General Tso’s chicken and I have never eaten it even though I was stationed in China on and off for at least 3-4 years.. It is also a funny case that the name of the

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Chinese Household Recipes–Steamed Chicken with Black Fungus And Dried Lilies (黑木耳金针菜蒸鸡)

INTRODUCTION

When I saw Facebook member preparing this dish, I always hesitated to steam meat dishes (except minced meat). I have a phobia that meat steaming will provide tough meats and this is probably because of the wrong perception that 

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Singapore Hawker Centre Food Recipes: Teochew Kway Chap (潮汕粿汁)

INTRODUCTION

It is not my intention to issue kway chap recipe today. Initially, my objective was very simple, sharing with readers how to clean the pig big intestine (猪大肠头). I have decided to learn how to clean the pig big

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Chicken Biryani aka Nasi Ayam Briani (சிக்கன் பிரியாணி 布瑞雅尼鸡 或 印度香料鸡饭)

INTRODUCTION

I have long wanted to blog chicken biryani recipe after my issuance of fish biryani recipe (Recipe: Fish Biryani (Nasi Biryani Ikan)) but I always forget ..Every time when I shared the fish biryani recipe, members of

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Classic Chinese Snack Recipes: 5 Spice Chinese Tea Eggs (五香茶叶蛋)

INTRODUCTION

“Tea egg is a typical Chinese savory food commonly sold as a snack, in which a boiled egg is cracked and then boiled again in tea, sauce and/or spices. It is also known as marble egg because cracks in

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