Macao and the Nobly, Elegant Lotus 3
Macao and the Nobly, Elegant Lotus

National/State Flower Series – East Asia 7 – Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – Nelumbo Nucifera

“Nelumbo nucifera, known by a number of names including Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India

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What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 5-6-2013 2
What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 5-6-2013

On 5 June 2013

White rice served with:

5-Jun Ladies Finger fried with Small Shrimps 小虾羊角豆
5-Jun Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐
5-Jun Bok Choy Pork Rib Soup 大白菜排骨汤
5-Jun Chinese spinach cooked with goof berry 枸杞子炒苋菜

Yesterday, we dine out with

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Is there any relationship between Dragon in a boat and a Peranakan Women?….The process of making Nonya Chang revisited…(Part II) 23
Is there any relationship between Dragon in a boat and a Peranakan Women?….The process of making Nonya Chang revisited…(Part II)

Dragon Boat activities are basically carried out during the Chinese Rice Dumpling Festivals (Duan Wu Jie (端午节)in Mandarin)and during these festival, rice dumpling were prepared for offering to the famous ancient Chinese Poet, Qu Yuan (屈原). Though the origin of

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What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 3-6-2013 2
What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 3-6-2013

On 3 June 2013

White rice served with:

1. Capsicum fried with roast meat 青椒炒烧肉
2. Watercress Pork Rib Soup  西洋菜排骨汤
3. Bitter gourd braised with Chinese fermented bean 豆瓣酱炆苦瓜
4. Teochew style braised duck  潮州卤鸭

I have

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Is there any relationship between Dragon in a boat and a Peranakan Women?….The process of making Nonya Chang revisited…(Part I) 15
Is there any relationship between Dragon in a boat and a Peranakan Women?….The process of making Nonya Chang revisited…(Part I)

 

BACKGROUND INTRODUCTION

Rice dumpling or “Chang” is one of the traditional delicacies that are well loved by the Malaysian Chinese and Singaporean Chinese communities. However, nowadays, most families do not really wrap their own dumplings at home. They will

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Is there any relationship between Dragon in a boat and a Peranakan Women?….The process of making Nonya Chang revisited…(Part I) 10
Is there any relationship between Dragon in a boat and a Peranakan Women?….The process of making Nonya Chang revisited…(Part I)

 

BACKGROUND INTRODUCTION

Rice dumpling or “Chang” is one of the traditional delicacies that are well loved by the Malaysian Chinese and Singaporean Chinese communities. However, nowadays, most families do not really wrap their own dumplings at home. They will

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Hey, is that a boot? No, that is somebody riding a horse! Is it? 3
Hey, is that a boot? No, that is somebody riding a horse! Is it?

What is this series – Series 22?

Today is a bit tough. You will be surprised when the answer is disclosed. The things in the picture are very very big and you can still go round it in about 80

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What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 1-6-2013 4
What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 1-6-2013

On 1-June-2013,

White rice served with:

1. Tofu meatball soup 豆腐肉丸汤
2. Grilled Saba (mackerel) with lemon  柠檬烤鲭鱼
3. Brinjal braised with minced meat 肉碎炆茄子
4. Artemisia argyi omelet 艾草蛋饼

Yesterday is my daughter’s birthday and we have dined

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Purple is mysterious, purple is nobly and a purple drink is definitely lovely! - Rhoeo Tricolor Tea (如意兰茶,蚌兰花茶,红竹叶茶) 43
Purple is mysterious, purple is nobly and a purple drink is definitely lovely! – Rhoeo Tricolor Tea (如意兰茶,蚌兰花茶,红竹叶茶)

Not many drinks are as purplish as this drink. If you thought that Ribena  is purplish, when you put Ribena next to this drink, you will know that Ribena, a black-currant juice, is not purplish but slightly reddish like the

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What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 30-5-2013 3
What I cooked today (家常便饭系列)- 30-5-2013

On 30-May 2013,

White rice served with:

1. Sarawak Laksa Chicken 砂朥越辣沙酱鸡
2. Pak Choi with Oyster Sauce 耗油上海青
3. Three mushrooms chicken soup 三菇鸡汤
4. Seaweed chickens 海带鸡片

Today, I have tried to use the home cooked Sarawak laksa

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