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Simply Chicken Floss

Simply Chicken Floss

My hubby is a big fan of chicken breasts. He was so happy when I told him the Sunday passed we are going to Costco to get some chicken breasts. The typical Englishman that he is, is a huge fan of chicken breasts as they […]

Tamarind eggs

Tamarind eggs

I was wondering for days what to do with the balance of the eggs I got from Devon. Last week my son came back from a visit to his Nanny and he brought me a dozen eggs from Okehampton town. He asked the vendor if […]

Hakka Mui Choy with Pork Belly – 梅菜扣肉

Hakka Mui Choy with Pork Belly – 梅菜扣肉

With a Cantonese mother and a Hakka father I decided I have to cook this dish this way. I know, I know I deviated from traditions but I want to pay homage to both my parents. I blame it on lockdown. Too much time at […]

Cheese and Bacon Muffins

Cheese and Bacon Muffins

Savoury muffins are good lunchbox fillers for children

Beef gravy as taught by my outlaws

Beef gravy as taught by my outlaws

It is of not secret that I call my in-laws, my outlaws and they still love me (I think) kekekekeke This is they way they make gravy. My son declared that today’s gravy was so good he could drink it like beef broth if hungry. […]

Côte De Boeuf – Ribeye of beef

Côte De Boeuf – Ribeye of beef

I love a good roast and Côte De Boeuf or ribeye of beef is my favourite cut to roast. So this Christmas I roasted one and took some pic for a special friend who said she has trouble cooking beef. I hope she enjoys the […]

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

Pipa Toufo (琵琶豆腐) – signatory mine

The pipa ( Chinese: 琵琶) pronounced as ‘pee-pah’ is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, belonging to the plucked category of instruments. Sometimes called the Chinese lute, the instrument has a pear-shaped wooden body with a varying number of frets ranging from 12 to 26. Pipa toufo […]

Kiam Hue steamed pui bak (Salt fish pork belly)

Kiam Hue steamed pui bak (Salt fish pork belly)

Kiam Hue steamed pork belly or minced pork is one of those dish that makes you go for that extra bowl of rice. On a cold raining day like today it is fabulous. This is such an easy dish to cook. I literally start by […]

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

Fu Pei Guen – 腐皮卷 (虾 & 鸡); prawns and chicken beancurd wraps

It is without a doubt that if you want to eat something to your taste or if you are fussy with your food then you have to learn to make it yourself. I have to admit I am quite fussy though my close friends will […]

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 […]