Chinese

Fresh Noodles (Rotorua, New Zealand)

Sometimes when we dine out, we use online reviews to find out if the place is worth trying, most of the times they work but sometimes they don’t, I guess it all boils down to your expectation and people who might have dined in on a certain location have a...

Chuanshang

A hidden restaurant that is tricky to find but is it a hidden gem? We dined in here for lunch, not expecting anything and had no knowledge of what this place serves. First impression is that it looks like a bubble tea shop, something like Meet Fresh but later on...

Chinese Spinach Soup

Yes, something vibrantly green can be really tasty too! Chinese Spinach Soup is a soup dish made with Chinese spinach that has been blended then cooked with mushroom, prawns and vermicelli in a stock thickened by eggs and cornstarch. Chinese Spinach Soup, this vibrant green soup is basically a type...

Chinese Style Deep Fried Salty Shrimp

It’s so crispy you can eat the shells! Chinese Style Deep Fried Salty Shrimp is a simple recipe of lightly dusted shrimps which is quickly deep fried before it is tossed in a hot and umami filled herbs and aromatics. What’s good with the majority of Chinese dishes is that...

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...