Tag Archives: Cantonese

Street Calls For Char Siu Bao (叉烧包)

There are so many different types of Chinese buns – sweet corn bun, red bean paste bun, pork belly bun, two-toned chocolate buns and so on. Char siew bao (叉烧包), one filled with sweet barbecue pork meat, has got to … Read more

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Cantonese Chee Cheong Fun (Rice Noodle Roll)

This is my first attempt at creating rice noodle rolls (or what we call ‘chee chiong fun’). The usual way to make it is to use rice flour with a little potato or corn starch, the latter of which is … Read more

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家常便饭 - 烩饭 (Cantonese Mui Fun)

Time really passes by very quickly, especially now that we are constantly on our toes, busying ourselves with the little boy. His ensemble of pet animals – a giraffe, a pig rattle, an Ikea pig soft toy and a furry … Read more

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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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Beef Hor Fun With A Really Thick Gravy

Why not? Covering my rice noodles with a thick layer of gravy and beef slices makes me really happy. In fact, I love eating the gravy more than I love eating the noodles.

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