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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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Hainanese Pork Chop Rice (海南猪排食谱)

INTRODUCTION

Locally pork chop or the German called it pork schnitzel is always associated with the Hainanese but I am unable to find any write up on Chinese website.

Why information  in People’s Republic of China’s website is important? Well,

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Chinese Comfort Food Series : Sweet and Sour Fish (酸甜鱼)

INTRODUCTION

How can I forget this dish that always appeared on my childhood dining table. My mum cooked this rather often and in fact she bought  the tomato sauce purely for this dish alone..

This is such a common household

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Chinese Comfort Food Series : Long Bean Omelette (长豆蛋饼)

INTRODUCTION

This will be a short post as I do not know exactly what I shall write about this dish.

This is a common household dish that most grannies have cooked and it can come in a form of an

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Chinese Style of Deep Frying Peanuts (油炸酥脆花生)

INTRODUCTION

Deep fried peanuts sounds simple, it is just peanuts deep fried in some oil so as to get cooked and crispy peanuts.. But I have failed for the first time because I prepared this without any pointers. I prepared

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Salted Fish Beansprouts (咸鱼豆芽)

INTRODUCTION

I was having dinner in a soya sauce chicken rice restaurant and we ordered a plate of salted fish bean sprouts. If my memories do not failed me, it cost us more than S$10 for a plate shared by

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Crispy Deep Fried Shallots, Shallots Garlic Oil and Minced Garlic Shallots (油葱酥, 葱蒜香油,葱蒜蓉)

INTRODUCTION

It was almost 2 weeks since I prepared this batch of crispy fried shallots and it is still crispy in air tight container.. What is so big deal about these crispy fried shallots? Is it not just shallots fried

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Leek Stir Fried With Roast Pork (大蒜烧肉)

INTRODUCTION

This dish looks like a Chinese New Year dish since both leek and roast pork only commonly appeared during Chinese New Year seasons.. It may be the case traditionally but since now we can get leeks and roast pork

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Chinese Char Siu and Prawn Omelette aka Egg Fu Rong or Egg Fooyoong (芙蓉蛋)

INTRODUCTION

This is a very common old-fashioned Chinese restaurant egg dish and I am sure that many readers should know about this dish. It is a cheaper dish  when compare to meat dish and usually the price is almost the

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Classic Chinese Comfort Food–Sichuan Vegetable Minced Meat (榨菜肉丝)

INTRODUCTION

This is another dish that I grew up eating..In addition to the salted vegetables minced pork dish, this is another favourite dish that I always looked forward to eating when I came back from school .. I ate it

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