Recipe: Tomato Egg

Recipe: Tomato Egg

This tomato egg stir fry dish, also known as 蕃茄炒蛋, is very popular in China. The first time I ate this was during my work trip to China and I love how they cook it there. I can’t find the same kind of texture and…

Recipe: Egg Drop Soup with Boxthorn Leaves / Wolfberry Leaves / Gau Gei Choi

Recipe: Egg Drop Soup with Boxthorn Leaves / Wolfberry Leaves / Gau Gei Choi

This is a healthy soup that’s easy to prepare. I came across this recipe while searching for easy recipes using Goji leaves. Other names include boxthorn leaves, wolfberry leaves, and 枸杞菜 (九枝菜). In the market, I just go by its Cantonese name, gáu-géi-choi. It’s easy…

Recipe: Pork Stock (Pork Ribs)

Recipe: Pork Stock (Pork Ribs)

I use homemade vegetable stock when I cook porridge for the toddler, occasionally adding chicken bones when making the stock. So this vegetable-chicken stock is my first foray in stock and I thought that was it. I never thought of making other stock, especially pork stock. It was…

Recipe: Watercress Soup, with Pork (西洋菜湯 )

Recipe: Watercress Soup, with Pork (西洋菜湯 )

This dish looks difficult, but I can assure you it’s not. This “cooling” watercress soup is rich in vitamins and fiber. But be careful when taken with chestnuts as it may cause allergic reaction. I usually cook this dish when I see watercress leaves looking…

Recipe: Homemade Meatballs

Recipe: Homemade Meatballs

I always thought preparing homemade meatballs belong to the league of experienced home cooks. But as it turned out, it’s a simple dish! A healthier choice as compared to processed meatballs. You can either eat them with rice or add them to porridge. Prep and…

Recipe: Steamed Tofu with Fish Paste

Recipe: Steamed Tofu with Fish Paste

For lunch, I simply prepare rice and ‘Steamed Tofu with Fish Paste’ for baby Evangeline (~13mths) and myself to share. This saves me the hassle of preparing two sets of meal. For myself, I didn’t even need to add soy sauce for taste. The BoBo fish paste I bought…

Recipe: Chicken Claypot Rice

Recipe: Chicken Claypot Rice

I have been using HappyCall pot to cook this Chicken Claypot Rice recipe for 2-3 years now. It’s a simple dish to cook, but there’s a bit of preparation work required. Prep and Cook Time (Serves 2) Thaw: 2-3 hours to thaw frozen chicken. For…

Recipe: ABC Soup

Recipe: ABC Soup

ABC Soup, it’s named as such because the soup has vitamins A, B and C? Or is it because it’s easy to cook, as simple as A-B-C? 🙂 Prep and Cook Time (Serves 2) Thaw: 2-3 hours to thaw frozen pork ribs. For best practice,…