[cooking] Ginger fried rice that warms you up in the winter

Ginger is one of the best natural remedy to help warming your cold body in the winter, you can either take a ginger foot bath or drink ginger tea, or enjoy a ginger fried rice.   To a lot of people, even some Asians, ginger has an overwhelming strong taste that you just can’t swallow…

[cooking] Pork ribs with soft cartilage udon soup

Now this is part 2 of the slow cook pork ribs with soft cartilage recipe I shared recently, apart from a dish to pair with rice you can also make this into a delicious udon soup. First cook your udon with the MSG free soup stock for noodles that I shared earlier, and place the…

[cooking] Rainbow warm salad with ramen egg

It’s always been difficult to make a delicious and healthy brunch/lunch vegetarian dish, especially when you try to follow the traditional Chinese healthy winter diet – to avoid cold chilly food. So here I took very basic frequently chosen Asian ingredients to make an easy healthy warm salad, including steamed Kabocha squash(this is definitely my…

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…

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…

Enoki mushroom beef roll in sweet soy sauce 

| Enoki mushroom beef roll in sweet soy sauce | This is one of the easiest, best looking presentation Japanese inspired dish that you can serve when you have companies over or, simply make a neat bento! The tricky part is you will need to use the Asian thinly sliced beef for hotpot to wrap…

Red braised beef noodle soup in Taiwanese style

|Red braised beef noodle soup in Taiwanese style| Have you tried making your own Asian noodles yet? Now this is what you can do with the fresh noodles you’ve just made! Red braised beef noodle soup is one of my favourite Taiwanese delicacies, but I just couldn’t find one place that serves a good beef…

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…

Making your own Asian noodles in 3 steps

| Making your own Asian noodles in 3 steps | Asian noodles can be cooked in soup or stir fry, they often come in frozen packages, dried instant ones or fresh ones. Fresh Asian noodles are much more chewy and you can actually make it your own with just three little steps. You certainly don’t…