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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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Mandarin Orange Cranberry Muffins (大吉大利吉祥马芬)

INTRODUCTION

I presumed most readers will know that mandarin oranges is an auspicious fruit during Chinese New Year. It was considered as auspicious because the name 大橘 (da jv) has almost the same tone as 大吉 (da ji) which means 

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Chinese New Year Recipes: Curry Laksa Cookies (咖喱辣沙曲奇)

INTRODUCTION

The concept of laksa cookies is not new and it has been in existence for a few years. If you Google laksa cookies, you will see lots of recipe. However, I opt to design my own cookies because cookies

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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 New Year Recipe : Crispy Seaweed Crackers (酥炸紫菜饼)

INTRODUCTION

During the Chinese New Year seasons, when I frequented the supermarket of Chinese New Year market, one of the things that I will do is to “survey” the Chinese New Year goodies section. I will see what is sold

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Steamed Prune Cake (Kek Kukus Prun or 蒸黑枣蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

I have received a request for a prune cake recipe but she did not specify which type of prune cake she is looking for. Well, I knew prune cake is not common in Singapore and West Malaysia but it

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Chinese New Year Recipes – Cassava Cheese Cookies (芝士薯粉饼 Biskuit Sago Keju)

INTRODUCTION

Happy new year and I am rather busy to adjust my daily workload since kids are schooling tomorrow.

I do not have much to talk about this cookie but I get to know this Indonesian cookie from the famous

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Chinese New Year Recipe : Prosperity Pineapple Cake aka Pineapple Upside Cake (吉祥旺来蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

Somehow I remember some  members of a Facebook Group ever prepared this cake during Chinese New Year and I was told that it is an auspicious cake.

Well, Chinese always associated pineapple (黄梨 huang Li or Ong lai) with 

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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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