Tag: chinese

Baked Lobster in Cheese Sauce with Noodles

Baked Lobster in Cheese Sauce with Noodles

A decadent baked lobster dish with a cheese sauce, served on a bed of ginger and spring onion noodles. Perfect for a special occasion.

Shaobing (Chinese Stuffed Flatbread) Workshop

Shaobing (Chinese Stuffed Flatbread) Workshop

Date: 23rdd August 2013 (Friday) Time: 8 – 9:30 pm Venue: My kitchen in Northampton! Contact me for address. Shaobing is a type of Chinese flatbread, it’s easy to make and very versatile as you can fill it with a variety of fillings. It’s staple […]

Steamed Rice Cakes with Prawns and Chillies

Steamed Rice Cakes with Prawns and Chillies

Quite some time ago I bought a bag of rice flour for a recipe and it’s been sitting in my cupboard since. Today I finally found the spare time to think about a use for it. Rice cakes! Now the word “cake” in Chinese cuisine […]

Five Spiced Duck Leg with Chilli Noodles

Five Spiced Duck Leg with Chilli Noodles

Duck is my favourite type of poultry as they have the most intense flavour you can expect from a bird. I couldn’t eat it everyday, of course, but once in a while it is a very special treat indeed. You can easily get duck legs […]

Lion’s Head. (not really!)

Lion’s Head. (not really!)

It’s getting cold by the day. A month ago I was wearing short sleeves with a thin cardigan. A couple of weeks ago I was wearing short sleeves with thick woolly jumper. Today I was wearing long sleeves with winter coat completed with warm scarf! […]

Bang Bang Chicken

Bang Bang Chicken

Bang bang chicken, or Bon bon chicken, or Strange flavour chicken, is a popular chicken dish originated from Szechuen. It’s basically poached chicken with cucumber mixed with a spicy, tangy sesame sauce, topped with spring onions and chillies, served cold. The name strange flavour chicken […]

Traditional Chinese New Year Cake (Nin go)

Traditional Chinese New Year Cake (Nin go)

This is THE signature Chinese New Year treat, at least for people from Hong Kong anyway. It’s called Nin Go, Nin means Year and Go means cake, so literally Year Cake. Nothing reminds me of home more than the smell of steaming nin go wafting […]

Zongzi (Sticky Rice Bamboo Leaf Parcels)

Zongzi (Sticky Rice Bamboo Leaf Parcels)

It’s Dragon Boat Festival! Well it was. I should’ve posted it on Monday but I was too busy chomping on my very own ?? (zongzi), and watching Dragon Boat Race on youtube. Because I used to live quite close to where dragon boat race (one […]

Chinese Braised Beef with Mooli and Beancurd Sheets

Chinese Braised Beef with Mooli and Beancurd Sheets

Lately I’ve been really craving asian food, probably because the weather is not so cold now, and hence the rich butter or pastry based “western food” all seems to be a bit stodgy suddenly. So I’ve decided to devote more of our dinners to oriental […]

Angled Gourd – Eating Loofah?

Angled Gourd – Eating Loofah?

I was sooo looking forward to having those angled gourd I bought the other day… It must’ve been over 7 years since I last had them. I was going to do a beef stir fry, however due to Ashleigh being all silly and wouldn’t go […]