Category Archives: Chinese

Chinese Baked Pork Bun (烘烤肉包子)

In my personal opinion, this was probably the most challenging dish I’ve done so far. Not only was it time-consuming; it was also physically and mentally draining, given the amount of preparations required beforehand as well as the amount of … Read more

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Shui Jian Bao (水煎包)

Shui Jian Bao literally means ‘buns fried/cooked/steamed in water. It came to me as a sudden realisation. I didn’t know that the name was so literally translated! One really has to get down and cook a dish in order to … Read more

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Egg Drop Soup (蛋花湯)

I wonder why, but the meaning of this dish has become lost in translation. ‘蛋花湯’, literally ‘egg flower soup’, describes the appearance of the egg ‘exploding’ when it cooks quickly in heat; ‘Egg Drop Soup’ on the other hand describes … Read more

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Ode To My New Wok With Salted Fish Fried Rice

I’m so happy! So elated! Extremely ecstatic! ~ I’ve got a new wok! A new toy! This, after six months of frying with an overused and undermost unqualified crockery – a saucepan. I’m on cloud nine!

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Crunch Time With Stir-Fried Bean Sprouts & Salted Fish

Which means more cooking, more recipe blogs, and more experiments in the kitchen! I’m absolutely elated! I’ve decided to start with this recipe simply because of the huge piece of salted fish that came back with me from London.

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