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 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 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 […]

Blue Dragon Tomato & Sweet Chilli Cooking Sauce

Monday, June 24th, 2013

I haven’t cooked with my Blue Dragon cooking sauces in awhile now, and today I just felt like trying their Tomato and Sweet Chilli Cooking Sauce and I’ve got to say, it ranks really high in taste for me! I made a simple dinner with this sauce so I first sauteed my onions with the […]

Blue Dragon – Thai Red Curry Paste

Monday, March 4th, 2013

I really love products out there that helps me make meals that are quick and delicious! I got to try this new paste from Blue Dragon called Thai Red Curry Paste that comes in a convenient jar. Here’s my little recipe for my meal: Ingredients: (serves 2 large portions) – 2 carrots sliced – 2 […]

Homemade Cha Trung – Vietnamese Steamed Pork Meatloaf with Egg

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

I was at a Vietnamese restaurant the other day, and all I really wanted was something I haven’t had in years, and it was Cha Trung, which is essentially pork meatloaf that is steamed cooked, with an egg on top. I figured it wouldn’t be hard to make, so I attempted my version of it […]

Glico Curry – Hot

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

I’ve always loved Japanese curry, it’s like a spicy “brown sauce” or “gravy”. Glico makes a convenient package of instant curry, and it tastes great! Basically, to prepare this dish, pick a protein, and a handful of vegetables. Then, saute everything together until it’s brown and fragrant. Then, add either some stock or water to […]