Category Archives: Chinese

Cantonese Chilli Oil Version Two

Here it is. The version of Cantonese chilli oil that uses more dried chilli (80%) and lesser chilli padi. Being a dim sum lover myself, I personally favour this version more than the previous one, especially because of the dried … Read more

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Missy Piggy Chinese Steamed Red Bean Buns

Red bean paste – yet another leftover from making the Chinese rice dumplings. Since the Mooncake Festival is still a couple of months away, I figured the best way to use up this ingredient is to stuff them into piping … Read more

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Refreshing Water Chestnut Drink To Curb The Summer Heat

The summer heat is just a convenient excuse to explain why I decided to concoct this drink. The truth is that I bought water chestnuts instead of chestnuts to make the rice dumplings in my previous recipe… So now I … Read more

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Teochew Nonya Rice Dumpling To Unwrap The Dragon Boat Festival

Eating rice dumpling during the Rice Dumpling Festival a.k.a. Duan Wu Jie(端午节) a.k.a. Dragon Boat Festival is a Chinese tradition that has been going on since time immemorial. The festival takes place every year on the 5th day of the … Read more

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Mongolian Beef Stir-Fry To Accompany The Rice

Similar recipes found online have disclaimed any links that this dish might have to Mongolian origins. In actual fact, it is just stir-fried beef braised in a thick sauce, the latter of which distinguishes it from being just an ordinary … Read more

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