French Pastry–Palmiers (法国蝴蝶酥)

INTRODUCTION

I remembered two years ago when I started blogging, one Facebook friend asked for the recipe of Palmiers… Hmmm, when I confirmed with her that day, obviously she can’t remember it… Well, that is how I get to know

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Teochew Glutinous Rice Roll Cake–Guan Jian (潮汕灌煎)

INTRODUCTION

Usually when It is a Chinese traditional recipe, I will check the background before I blogged. That is the reason why you always read the Wikipedia definition in my post. That provides a basis to support a cuisine background..But

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It Taste Like Brioche–Sally Lunn (莎莉露圓麵包)

INTRODUCTION

Many people know focaccia, brioche,  challah,  baguette, and other famous bread but not many know about this bread that was named after a lady. Sally Lunn.

It is very British though it is now become common in United States

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Gluten Vegetarian Char Siu (素叉烧) 42
Gluten Vegetarian Char Siu (素叉烧)

INTRODUCTION

Vegetarians like all other human beings need protein to grow.. There are a few sources of protein in Chinese vegetarian foods including those  from the soy protein, wheat glutens , nuts and etc..

An Indonesian member once shared her

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Shanghai Braised Meat (上海本帮菜红烧肉) 8
Shanghai Braised Meat (上海本帮菜红烧肉)

INTRODUCTION

When I told readers that I will be on vegetarian diets for 45 days, one of the readers was worried that I will not issue any meaty recipe… Don’t worry, I still have some meat recipes with me and

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Wheat Gluten (Mian Jin, 面筋, Seitan, Mi Chiya)

INTRODUCTION

This post is about wheat gluten or seitan or mian jin (面筋)- an important cooking ingredient in Mahayana Buddhism as a substitute of meat. With this main ingredient, wheat gluten can be churned into different delicious vegetarian cooking ingredients.

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Stir Fried Mantou (炒馒头)

INTRODUCTION

I believed not many members will appreciate this dish but what I am sharing is a rather traditional snack, not in this region but in China and Taiwan. It was classified as a cuisine in Chinese Henan province or

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Pecan Brownies (胡桃布朗尼)

INTRODUCTION

I bought a bar of chocolate from a bakery shop and by hook and by crook, I must finish this bar of chocolate as soon as possible..One of the reasons is that I myself do not really like chocolate

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Century Egg Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥) 6
Century Egg Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

INTRODUCTION

I have to be frank that I do not really want to issue this type of simple home recipe..One reader PM me asking me if i have porridge recipe.. After pondering a while, i have decided to issue a

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Braised Nam Yu Pork Trotters With Lotus Roots and Peanuts (南乳花生莲藕猪手)

INTRODUCTION

I always heard of this famous dish but I have never tried before. Therefore, I have decided to take a plunge to prepare this dish such that readers have more choices of pork trotter recipes besides the normal black

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