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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 […]

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 […]

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa

Asam Laksa can happen in Hertfordshire, England. A couple of decades ago I I was missing Asam Laksa so much but it was near impossible to find all the ingredients here. I was ‘importing’ my stash every time I balik kampung 😀 My stash included […]

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter 姜醋猪脚

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter 姜醋猪脚

Black Sweet Vinegar Pork Trotter is such a traditional Chinese dish. In the olden days this dish is often cooked as a confinement food after giving birth. The Chinese believes that this dish would ‘get rid of wind’ and is good for ladies post natal […]

Boozy Adult Spinach – Special

Boozy Adult Spinach – Special

When I lost my old blog this dish is one that I missed the most. I promised myself I must put this recipe back onto my blog but I have been a bit lazy due to the Chinese new Year celebrations. This is also the […]

Stir Fried Chicken with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁干葱爆鸡球)

Stir Fried Chicken with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁干葱爆鸡球)

Stir Fried Chicken with Black Bean Sauce (豉汁干葱爆鸡球) This is one of the recipe which was lost in my old blog and one that I want to replace. In UK all Chinese takeaway will offer all manners of protein in black bean sauce. I do […]

Braised Pork Rice Bowl – Lu Rou Fan (滷肉饭)

Braised Pork Rice Bowl – Lu Rou Fan (滷肉饭)

Braised Pork Rice Bowl – Lu Rou Fan (滷肉饭) my way  Recently in the cooking group I am in many mummies and daddies were cooking pork belly until I can’t stand it anymore. Got to eat Chinese/Asian for the Christmas month of December of British […]

Whiskey glazed ham – Special

Whiskey glazed ham – Special

For the last day of 2018 I decided to bake a whiskey glazed ham with Christmas flavours. I bought a smoked gammon joint and it was 2.5 kg in weight. Woke up early and soaked it for about 10 hours, changing the water a few […]

Cantonese Style Roast Chicken (广式烧鸡) – Special

Cantonese Style Roast Chicken (广式烧鸡) – Special

One of hubby’s favourite chicken dish is the Cantonese roast chicken. In fact he is most happy if he can have Cantonese roast chicken with Hainanese chicken rice. He does not like the white poached chicken. He prefers ‘poached’ chicken if it is done in […]

Szechuan style Sweet & Sour Pork – Special

Szechuan style Sweet & Sour Pork – Special

Szechuan style Sweet & Sour sauce with crispy pork slices. Sweet & sour sauce can be said to be one of the top 3 favourite sauces among the British population with sweet sour chicken being one of the most ordered food from Chinese take away […]