Category Archives: Chinese

Candy Red Roasted Sweet Cantonese Char Siew (叉燒)

Char siew is the term we give to a long strip of pork shoulder butt, pork loin or pork belly that has been roasted in a marinade typically consisting of maltose (or honey), fermented bean curd, hoisin sauce and Chinese … Read more

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家常便饭 - Chinese Stir-Fry With Green Peas, Pork & Mushroom

This is one of my most favourite Chinese side dishes to go with plain rice. The gravy is simply thick and yummy; the pork slices, if cooked correctly and nicely, are juicy and chewy and soft to the bite.

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Taiwanese Style Zhajiang Noodles (台湾炸酱面)

There are many versions of Zhajiang noodles in the eateries and restaurants, depending on which locality you are looking at. In restaurants featuring food from China, these noodles are topped with a blacker and perhaps oilier versions of bean paste … Read more

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家常便饭 - 豆腐清炒肉丝 (Stir-Fried Egg Tofu With Minced Pork)

A very simple dish to make using very simple ingredients. This plate of tofu with minced meat is something I’d be happy to make regularly because it’s so simple to prepare and takes less than half an hour to whip … Read more

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家常便饭 - 潮州菜脯蛋 (Teochew Omelette With Preserved Radish)

I used to dislike this omelette a lot. Even till today, given a choice between salted egg and omelette with preserved radish, I would still reach out for the egg and leave the omelette untouched. It’s just a matter of … Read more

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