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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 […]

Traditional Cantonese Crispy Roast pork belly – Siu Yuk, 脆皮烧肉.

Traditional Cantonese Crispy Roast pork belly – Siu Yuk, 脆皮烧肉.

Traditional Cantonese Crispy Roast pork belly – Siu Yuk, 脆皮烧肉, is my daughter favourite of all Chinese roast dishes. She can never have enough of Cantonese Crispy Roast Pork Belly aka Siu Yuk and will eat it everyday. However normally after marinating and roasting it […]

KamPua Mee & Kolok Mee Pok

KamPua Mee & Kolok Mee Pok

KamPua Mee, Mee Pok, Kolok Mee, Hakka Mee, Kon Loh Mee, Mi Kolok, by any other names, in any other dialects are all basically dry flavoured noodles. There is something about dried flavoured noodles that is so comforting to an Asian and especially to one […]

Crispy Chilli beef

Crispy Chilli beef

A friend gave me a chunk of beef flank about 2kg in weight and I was thinking and thinking and thinking what best to cook with it. Finally I have decided on crispy beef. Beef flank is perfect for this dish and it’s not tough. […]

Kiam Hue Bihun (Salt fish rice vermicelli)

Kiam Hue Bihun (Salt fish rice vermicelli)

Kiam Hue Bihun is a dish i cook a few times a year. The hubby and I both love it. Provided I have ready fried salt fish of course, it is an easy 30 minutes cook and perfect for a quick lunch. I always add […]

Spicy tamarind (asam jawa) fish

Spicy tamarind (asam jawa) fish

I have not cooked asam jawa aka tamarind fish for ages. Just last month I was talking with a friend about this dish. She had bought some amazingly fresh mackerels and I suggested to her this is one of the dish she can cook with […]

Glutinous rice moonshine chicken

Glutinous rice moonshine chicken

The weather has been pants this last week. I have just taken into the house my baby okra plants as it has been quite cold and they are still not quite strong enough yet. It has been drizzling on and off the whole week but […]

The celebration of Zong Zi Rice Dumpling 肉粽子 Festival -2019

The celebration of Zong Zi Rice Dumpling 肉粽子 Festival -2019

Every year since I first came to UK two decades ago I have been wrapping these bamboo leaves dumplings. Decades ago it was very simple as I lived in Devon, out in the sticks where ingredients are not easy to come by like nowadays. My […]

Kacangma or Motherwort Chicken

Kacangma or Motherwort Chicken

Kacangma or Motherwort Chicken (益母草姜酒鸡)a dish unique to Sarawak or so I thought when I was much younger. However I have since found that this herbs, Motherwort (益母草) is a herb that is NOT only indigenous to Sarawak but have been used in traditional medicine […]