Chinese

Binondo Style Fresh Lumpia

This is not the lumpia that you are familiar with but it is as equally as good! Binondo Style Fresh Lumpia is a type of fresh spring rolled packed with a variety of vegetables, sometimes meat together with crushed peanuts, brown sugar, crushed seaweeds and crushed crispy fried vermicelli noodles....

Binondo Style Tahu Goreng

That perfect crispy fried tofu absorbs all that spicy savoury sauce goodness! Binondo Style Tahu Goreng is the Filipino Chinese style version of the famous Indonesian Fried Tofu, served in a spicy sweet savoury sauce with sliced cucumbers, peanuts and sesame seeds. If you had noticed a lot of my...

Copycat Wok Inn Squid

If you are looking for the best squid recipe then this will be it! Wok Inn Squid is a famous dish from the famous restaurant in Malate called Wok Inn, a simple deep fried lightly coated squid stuffed with chives then served on a savoury sweet sauce. Many years ago,...

Ube Tikoy

Adding everyone’s favourite purple ingredient to this Chinese rice cake. Ube Tikoy is a type of Filipino-Chinese rice steamed rice cake called Tikoy prepared with ube flavour and macapuno strips. Tikoy was a staple for us growing up, during Chinese New Year back in the Philippines it was a custom...

Binondo Style Beef Tendon Curry

Melt in your mouth, sticky delicious, those are the perfect works to describe this dish. Binondo Style Beef Tendon Curry is a Filipino Chinese beef tendon dish prepared by slowly simmering tendons with garlic, ginger, onion, red bell pepper. lemongrass, Chinese herbal seasoning mix in a curry powder and coconut...

Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Sometimes you need a little bit of heat and make things spark! Spicy Beef Noodle Soup is an Asian inspired noodle soup dish prepared with Beef slowly simmered with Asian aromatics, chillies and Sichuan peppercorns served with fresh egg noodles. There’s something with noodle soups that gives spark in most...

Crisp Eggplant with Fish Fragrant Sauce

After trying this recipe from Victor Liong, I felt like I was Heston Blumenthal. Crisp Eggplant with Fish Fragrant Sauce is a dish created by Victor Liong made with crispy fried eggplant in a sweet, tangy and sticky sauce topped with fresh herbs and chillies Several weeks ago, I got...

Roast Pork Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry

Usually when Chinese Style Roast Pork is served there are no leftovers, but if you have one this dish is a good recipe to use that. Roast Pork Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry is a Chinese stir fried vegetable dish that uses leftover sliced Roast Pork cooked with Chinese cabbage and...

Chongqing Mala Chicken

Trust me it is not spicy as it looks! Chongqing Mala Chicken is a Chinese dish prepared by deep frying chicken pieces then stir frying it with tons of dried red chillies together with numbing Sichuan peppercorns. My first-time encounter with this dish was quite recently, although I had seen...

Asian Wok (Browns Bay, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Yet another yum cha review and surely this place in Browns Bay did not disappoint. Asian Wok specialises in Yum Cha but they also offer additional dishes that are not pushed in carts and I also heard they serve amazing ala carte dishes during dinner time. We came here around...