Home Made Recipes


Homemade Steamed Spareribs 排骨

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

This month, I decided I was going to make one of my favourite dim sum dishes, Steamed Spareribs and I was excited about the way it turned out! It was fall off the bone tender, and still juicy and delicious! Ingredients: 1 lb spareribs 1 tbsp black bean sauce (or fermented black beans smashed) 1 […]

Homemade Har Gow (蝦餃)

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Something a little different from the usual things I make, we made Har Gow from scratch! It tasted good but definitely doesn’t have the normal har gow look. Ingredients: (makes about 15) Skin: 1 1/2 Cup Wheat Starch 2 tbsp tapioca Starch 1 cup boiling water 1 tbsp oil 1 tsp salt Filling: 800 gram […]

Homemade Shumai – 烧卖

Friday, January 29th, 2016

I’ve been trying to make some more homemade dim sum, and this time we’re in the kitchen making some Shu Mai, and I like using pork. You can substitute with chicken, or a mixture with shrimp as well. Today, we’re making all pork shu mai! This recipe makes about 20 shu mai, which is 2 […]

Homemade Simple Vanilla Macarons Recipe

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

I’ve recently been introduced to macarons, and I loved them! The nice crispy shell texture with a soft centre make an amazing treat! Not only do the ones at the store taste good – they look amazing! So, I figured I’d try my hand at making a simple batch of Vanilla Macarons as it appears […]

Homemade Eggnog

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

December is my a great month for me as it’s the one month I allow myself to indulge. It’s once a year certain delicious treats come around and Eggnog is definitely one of those! I use to make my own eggnog, then got too lazy and now I started to make it myself again! It’s […]

Homemade Xiao Long Bao – 小籠包

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Well, after we came back from Shanghai, China, we were really missing some delicious Xiao Long Bao so we decided to be adventurous and make some! The process is time consuming, but it was delicious! We just enjoyed some frozen ones, and sadly, I had to say mine tasted better! Not bad for a first […]

Homemade Pot Sticker Dumplings – 鍋貼

Monday, November 25th, 2013

I’ve made potsticker dumplings or wor-tips before, but recently, I’ve got some co-workers who seem to have fallen in love with them. So, I decided I will make another batch just for them! This time, I was only able to find lean ground pork, so it was a little dry – and they ate it […]

Homemade Vietnamese Canh Chua Hot and Sour Soup

Friday, November 15th, 2013

I recently went to my favourite Vietnamese restaurant and asked them what they would recommend for me. It turns out it was Hot and Sour Soup. Thinking they were nuts, I ordered it anyway, and it’s nothing like Chinese Hot and Sour Soup. I guess I liked it even more than the Chinese style Soup. […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Monday, November 4th, 2013

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted my own cooking now… but, I recently was asked to make my best friend a fail proof recipe for something chicken and fail proof. I chose to teach her Chicken Pot Pie as it’s very versatile, and you really can’t goof on it. Ingredients: Serves 2 (you can always […]

Homemade Blueberry Pancakes

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Well, this sounds a little strange but I’ve never tried to make my own pancakes before, let alone Blueberry Pancakes. I just realized it’s such a simple recipe as my co-workers told me if I want it more runny and thin, add more water. If I want it thicker and fluffier, add more flour. So, […]