Chinese

Sichuan Spicy Wonton in Red Oil

This thing is mind blowing, tongue numbing, addictive treat! Sichuan Spicy Wonton in Red Oil is a Chinese dish of delicious and mouth-watering wontons served in oil infused with Sichuan peppercorns and black vinegar. Sichuan Spicy Wonton in Red Oil is one of the popular hole in the wall, street...

Belly Worship (Auckland, New Zealand)

Even before our first lockdown happened here in Auckland, I always wanted to try this Asian fusion restaurant called Belly Worship. People from my past workplace always ask me if I had tried this place as they rave about their menu items, from vegan options to amazing tasty fusion dishes...

Chinese Daikon, Carrot, and Tomato Beef Stew

It’s not the typical stew that you know of! Chinese Daikon, Carrot, and Tomato Beef Stew is a type of beef stew cooked with tomatoes, daikon radish and carrots seasoned with Asian aromatics and spices such as ginger, orange peel and star anise giving it a unique taste. There are...

Chinese Saucy Beef Bowl

This recipe from HelloFresh is simple, fast and tasty, trust me it beats takeaway any night of the week!  A classic Chinese-inspired dish with tons of flavours in an easy beef bowl with plenty of colourful veggies, crunchy bits and moreish sauces. If you live in UK, US, Australia, Canada...

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...