Low sodium Hong Kong style Borscht in 5 steps

|Hong Kong style Borscht| Traditional Borscht rooted in Russia and then it was transformed and presented in many ways like goulash and then veggie harvest soup, and in Hong Kong with a mix of east and west we have “Lor sung tong” – Hong Kong style Borscht. I’ve googled a bit on Borscht and found…

Slow cook Unagi pork slice (鰻魚醬燒肉) 

Unagi sauce is one of the most popular and kept-at-home Japanese seasoning, let’s see what we can make with this other than grilling the eel. The unagi sauce is thick and sweet, I’m a fan of these thick soy sauce because I think they go very well with pork and chicken using Asian ways to…

Hong Kong style Chicken pot-hot-pot (惹味濃汁雞煲火鍋)

People in Hong Kong love to improvise, especially on food.  Traditional hot pot comes in a pot of broth with raw ingredients to be cooked at table, and often some people thought the broth was too “monotasted” and came up with this brilliant idea of combining two local dishes into one.   Chicken pot or…

Easy peasy 15 mins MSG free Kimchi Stew (김치찌개)

Kimchi stew (김치찌개) is one of the most popular soup/stew you will find any Korean restaurant’s menu.  I tried making the stew and serve in different pots or bowls, but it’s just never the same!  They have to be served specifically in these Korean traditional earthenware pots (뚝배기), because these pots are so thick that…

5 shades in winter melon soup

Most Chinese soup takes up a long time to make, most of the soups are to be cooked for hours but if you have never tried any kinds of Chinese soup, try to make this super easy winter melon soup that will only take you about 30 minutes! The method of making was actually inspired…

Dim sum pan fried stuffed hot yellow pepper with fish paste

There are over hundreds types of Dim sum in the Chinese cuisine, and they all come in different ways of cooking.  Apart from steaming buns, deep fried dumplings, there are also pan fried items like stuffed hot yellow pepper.   The stuffed hot chili pepper with fish paste often is quite an pricey Dim sum…

How to turn your soft boiled egg in to ramen egg 味付け玉子?

| Japanese ramen soft boil egg 味付け玉子 | Earlier on I’ve shared my method of making soft boil egg, and you can actually make it into the delicious soy sauced flavoured egg featured in most of the ramen in one easy step.   It’s perfect for a side dish or to put in your noodle soup!…

Easy pan fried crispy lotus root chips 

Recently I’ve been trying to explore many possible ways to make Asian Keto or Paleo dishes, and I came to a conclusion that most crispy textured food do not qualified to be Keto or Paleo in most cases, because either it has been processed or a starchy vegetable.   When you make a salad or…

Tsukiji tamagoyaki ‘brick’ egg sandwich (Daan G)

|Tsukiji tamagoyaki ‘brick’ egg sandwich (Daan G)| ‘Daan G’ or egg sandwich in Cantonese is an iconic Hong Kong style Chachanteng food apart from Hong Kong style milktea that you must try when you visit the city.  To judge a good piece of ‘Daan G’ base on the thickness of the scrambled egg as well…

Keto Paleo easy asparagus bacon wrap

|Keto Paleo easy asparagus bacon wrap| This recipe is either good for a western and eastern diet.  Sometimes making your own Keto and Paleo dish can be easier than you thought! Just take asparagus + fatty pork or homemade bacon and wrap it around, put it in the oven to bake on rack until golden…

Secrets to make the silky HK style milk tea

Unlike coffee, different regions and countries in the world have their own unique way to make tea.  HK style milk tea is the directly translated English name from Chinese “Kong sik naai cha”, it’s a lot darker than usual black tea and much richer than any other tea with milk. What’s the secret to make…