Dim Sum

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 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 Chinese Man Tou – 饅頭

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Home Made Chinese Steamed Buns – Wan Tou My brother-in-law came to visit, and as a welcome gift, I decided to make one of his favourites, which is Man Tou! The other thing he really likes is white rice, and that’s definitely harder to bring to the airport to greet with (in my opinion – […]

Homemade Put Chai Ko – 砵仔糕

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Home Made Boot Jai Goh – Chinese Pudding Cakes I think I goofed up on this recipe, because it’s more “traditional” to use Chinese slab sugar, or at least rock sugar… or even brown sugar to get the colour. Regardless, you can just substitute the sugar. There’s nothing wrong with using white sugar either! Ingredients: […]

Homemade Chinese Roast Pork Belly – Siu Yuk 燒肉

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Home Made Crispy Skin Pork Belly – Siew Yoke Okay, this isn’t something we eat a lot of at all, but I really wanted to make it, and it’s Roast Pork Belly. I bought my strip of pork belly with bone in and skin on from the Asian grocery market, and we just got a […]

Homemade Chinese Deep Fried Crispy Milk – 炸鮮奶

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Home Made Crispy Milk Recipe Deep fried foods are always good – it doesn’t matter what you fry, and chances are… it will taste great! I had a craving for Deep Fried Crispy Milk as I was in a deep frying phase at home, so I decided to make some. This is a large batch […]

Homemade Rice Crispy with Peanut – 米通

Monday, February 27th, 2012

A simple treat that is Chinese and very popular during the Chinese New Years would be Rice Krispies and often has peanuts. Ingredients: 1/4 cup Roasted Peanuts 1 cup dried rice (I use less dried rice) 1/4 tsp minced ginger (optional) 1/2 lime (juiced) 1 tbsp butter oil for frying 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup […]