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Rich Brandy Butter Cake – Special

Rich Brandy Butter Cake – Special

When we were growing up, my sibling and I, the five of us enjoys my mother’s butter cakes and often we have to fight over the last few pieces. Now I can laugh about it but I remember then there were even tears! This is […]

Crab cakes

Crab cakes

I made another dish with some of my crab meat. This time I made a very simple crab cakes recipe. I did not coat my crab cakes with breadcrumbs as I am not a big fan of bread crumbed stuff really. If you do not […]

Potted crab with a hint of lemon

Potted crab with a hint of lemon

I bought a huge English crab from Devon and I used the boiling method to dispatch it to crab heaven and then painstakingly picked all the meat. One of the dish I made from some of the meat is potted crab. This is extremely easy […]

Mock glass noodles soup 冬粉汤 with shark fin melon

Mock glass noodles soup 冬粉汤 with shark fin melon

A friend gave me a shark fin melon and I have been waiting to do something special with it besides just soup and tong sui. I was chatting to a friend last week and she told me that she simply loves this melon and could […]

Fried and Roasted chicken wings

Fried and Roasted chicken wings

I have been hankering for chicken wings for the past month. I have eaten twice outside but they left me wanting. I did not want the fried ones thickly coated with batter nor do I want the Korean type smothered with sickly sweet sticky sauce. […]

Bagel with tender beef slices

Bagel with tender beef slices

The weather is abysmal today. Rain rain and more raindrops, not heavy rain just constant wetness. Hubby needed lunch earlier as he has a meeting and I decided to go for tender slices of beef in bagels with onions, cheese and mushrooms. An easy half […]

Stir fry rice vermicelli with dried shrimps

Stir fry rice vermicelli with dried shrimps

Stir fry rice vermicelli with dried shrimps. My comfort food. While away for the last 3 weeks this is the dish I wanted to eat most. A simple rice vermicelli stir fry. Woke up early today and could not get back to sleep. So I […]

Salmon Fried Rice

Salmon Fried Rice

Hubby always order salmon fried rice if we go to a sushi restaurant. We have been eating out lately and he had ordered this twice. Today I have decided to cook this dish for his lunch as I have some salmon fillets in my freezer. […]

Cantonese Century Egg and Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

Cantonese Century Egg and Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

Cantonese Century Egg and Pork Congee – Pei Tan Chok ( 皮蛋瘦肉粥 ) is a very warming meal. I call this a meal, not a dish as it is a whole meal in a bowl. Warm and satisfying, nourishing and comforting. Once in a while […]

Spicy Kiam Chai Buey (Sour Mustard Greens) 酸辣菜尾

Spicy Kiam Chai Buey (Sour Mustard Greens) 酸辣菜尾

This is a dish that grows on me. That is to say the older I get the more I appreciate this dish. However I am fussy and I like it only if it’s cook ‘fresh’ and not like my ex mother in law. I have […]