Chinese

Cabbage, Mushroom and Lap Cheong Stir Fry

Cabbage, Mushroom and Lap Cheong Stir Fry is a simple Chinese inspired stir fry prepared with cabbage and lap cheong as its main ingredient then is accompanied by young corn, mushrooms, spring onions and red pepper. The Lap Cheong on this stir fry gives it a lot of flavour that...

Japanese Siomai

Japanese Siomai is a type of minced pork and sometimes with prawns where it is wrapped in nori sheets instead of the usual dimsum wrapper, giving it a unique seafood taste. I have been into Japan, Hong Kong and China and probably I had seen one of these types of...

BBQ Noodles House (Albany, North Shore, New Zealand)

BBQ Noodles House is one of the places we visit one in a while when we crave for affordable Chinese food in a hurry. We pass this place regularly when we go to Albany so it’s quite handy if we don’t have any ideas on where to eat. This was the...

Zhangliang Malatang (Albany, North Shore, New Zealand)

Do you know what Malatang is? Originally created as a street food in Sichuan this common type of Chinese dish is basically a very spicy and mouth numbing soup dish where you can choose any ingredient to come with it. Ingredients such as vegetables, meat, seafood, tofu, variety of seafood...

Potato with Salted Egg Yolk

Potato with Salted Egg Yolk is a Chinese dish of twice cooked potatoes, first by lightly coating it with seasoned cornstarch then tossing it in a creamy, mildly spiced salted duck egg yolks. I recently encountered this dish when we dined in at Yue’s Dumpling Kitchen several weeks ago, I...

Braised Green Beans and Eggplant in Soy Sauce

Braised Green Beans and Eggplant in Soy Sauce is a popular Chinese dish prepared by stir frying Green Beans and Eggplant in soy sauce infused with garlic, onions and chillies. If you love dining in at Chinese restaurants then our recipe for today is nothing new, a very common dish...

Canton Cafe (Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand)

The last time I was here was roughly 10 years ago or to be precise 3759 days ago, that first time was in March of 2011, just nearly a year when I got hired by my current company. It was one of my first dine out experiences with our team...

Chinese Tomato Egg Stir-fry

Chinese Tomato Egg Stir-fry is a very common Chinese dish prepared in many homes in China, a simple preparation of stir-fried eggs and tomatoes usually served with rice and noodles. Many of you would never now that this dish that we have today is the most common dish in China,...