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 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 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, […]

Homemade Pizza

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

I just made a bunch of ham and what I really wanted was a ham pizza. So, instead of going to the grocery store and purchasing a premade crust, I figured I would try my hand at making one. Ingredients: (makes 1 medium or 2 small) 2 cups of All Purpose Flour 2 cups of […]

Homemade Seitan (Gluten) Puffs – 齋麵筋

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Home Made Seitan Puffs or Braised Gluten I’ve always loved Seitan and I’ve never learned that term until recently. I was thinking about one of my aunts who makes delicious “sweet and sour gluten” and really wanted to make it myself – so I attempted to figure out how to make the basic seitan first, […]

Homemade Simple Vanilla Creme Brulee

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Home Made Crema Catalana I’ve always loved Creme Brulee for any part of the day – dessert, snack with coffee/tea, and sometimes, even breakfast! I use to buy the pre-made ones, where you pour some sugar on top and burn the sugar with a torch. Then, recently, I started ordering them for dessert at restaurants, […]