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…

Easy soft boil egg in just 4 mins

This is the kind of Japanese style soft boil eggs many Asian has a crush on!   There are many different ways to make it, but I find that most of the methods I’ve come across are just too “scientific” for me.  Instead of testing the temperature and time, I just cover the egg in…

Simple Chinese preserved veggie (suit choy)

| simple Chinese preserved veggie (suit choy) | Preserved veggies come in many different ways in Chinese cooking, this is one of the easiest that anyone can try at home! “Suit Choy”, or preserved mustard green is a very popular pickled veggies used in Hong Kong’s Cha Chan Tang, it’s paired with vermicelli soup, fried…

Quick make sweet potato ginger soup dessert

| Quick make sweet potato ginger soup dessert | Sweet potato ginger soup dessert is a traditional Chinese winter comfort food to keep you warm in the cold. Like I mentioned earlier, you can make this kind of sweet potato ginger soup dessert with yellow flesh or purple flesh sweet potato, depending your own preference…

Where should you buy legitimate purple sweet potato?

In the winter time we often like to make ginger soup to keep us warm, one of the old time favourite – purple yam ginger sweet soup – is a very popular winter Chinese soup. You can make this with other sweet potato as well but I like it better with the purple colour! These…

Wasabi avocado dip

| Wasabi avocado dip | Do you ever feel so guilty about scooping the whole chunk of packaged dip bought from the store with your nugget or chip? Making your own is actually a lot easier and healthier than you think! Avocado makes the best match with chicken and chips, and by far it’s one…

Mixed greens with Southwest chicken in wasabi dressing

| Mixed greens with Southwest chicken in wasabi dressing | This is actually a great quick dinner idea that turns your frozen chicken nugget into something healthy and delicious. What you need: – pieces of frozen southwest chicken or any nuggets – mixed greens – some craisins – slices of strawberries For dressing: – 1…

Veggie spring rolls wrapped with beancurd sheet

|Veggie spring rolls wrapped with beancurd sheet| Chinese spring rolls are great party finger food and appetizer, and it can be made in many different ways like pan fry, steam or braise. Apart from egg wraps and flour wraps, you can also make it with beancurd sheet for a gluten free option. If you prefer…

Pan fried sliced Karella with egg

| Pan fried sliced Karella with egg | Karella or something spells Karela also known as bitter melon or bitter gourd. I have chosen the darker green ones with smaller bumps, known as Indian Karella for this recipe. I first saw this type of Karella when I visited Okinawa and tried one of their very…

10 minutes quick crispy crust pizza

| 10 minutes quick crispy crust pizza | You don’t need a wooden oven to make your own crispy crust pizza, it’s actually way easier than you would ever expected; and the good news is you don’t even have to make your own dough! What you need: – 1 piece of Lebanese pita – mozzarella…

How do you prepare Kabocha squash dishes in just 30mins?

Kabocha squash or any kinds of squash often require to slow cook or stew for a long time, and not to mention about the peeling! But there is a way to prepare it for you to cook in any way you want within 30 minutes. Simply chop the squash in four pieces, remove all seeds…

Steam drumsticks with dried mushroom and red dates

|easy healthy steam drumsticks with dried mushroom and red dates| Apart from stir frying, steaming is one of the best well-known Chinese cooking method to many westerners.  Chinese steaming is all about simplicity, with minimal marinates or seasoning, for example seafood like live crabs/fish/shellfish as well as chicken are popular steaming dishes in Chinese cuisine….