Category: Chinese

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Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry

Broccolini Mushroom Stir Fry is a simple dish of stir fried broccolini and shiitake mushrooms in garlic and shallots seasoned with soy sauce, it may sound simple but this packs a lot of flavour, from the nutty broccolini, earthy shiitake and savoury soy sauce it has the most important taste...

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Shredded Pork with Mixed Vegetables

One of the fastest way to cook your stir fries is to make sure your ingredients are thinly sliced specially the meats, doing it this way makes your meat cook faster eventually making the whole cooking time lesser, but it has a down side because usually this suffers in preparation,...

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Yu Tea (Waitakere City, New Zealand)

Asian dessert and drink places are getting popular nowadays here in Auckland hence places like Momotea, Meet Fresh, Fresh Cafe, Snow Man and Mellow are always packed with patrons even late at night. We too love places like these, the desserts and drinks match perfectly to our taste preferences. Like...

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Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms

Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms such an awesome pair, like Romeo and Juliet, Lancelot and Guinevere or Odysseus and Penelope they are perfect together in many different ways and must not be separated from each other. There are many ways to cook this and the outcome is always great, we...

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Plum Sauce Chicken

You thought you had tried all of the marinating and basting sauces you can possibly try on your chicken, well think again because I am pretty much sure a lot of you out there haven’t tried plum sauce yet, I too had just recently learned about this sauce. If that...

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Huami (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Huami is unlike any other Chinese restaurant, as a fan of yum cha I know what to look for and what the good ones really taste. Having a lot of Chinese friends help even living in Hong Kong helped even more in sifting though and choosing the cream of the...

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Pepper Steak

In Season 9 Episode 3 of “The Middle” this dish was featured when Donahue tricked Frankie into thinking that she had an emotional issue when she prepared them a pepper steak bowl and that episode reminded me that I haven’t made one in ages. Yes, we watch “The Middle” and...

Chinese-Style Beef, Sweet Potato, and Bok Choy Stew 1 1

Chinese-Style Beef, Sweet Potato, and Bok Choy Stew

I know most of you who visit my blog live in the Northern Hemisphere and I guess at this time it will be cold, on the other hand in the place where I live it’s the other way around, it is warm. But even though it is warm here there...

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Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

Filipinos love garlic, if we can put garlic in everything we will do it and we do it in excessive amounts, in fact I remembered some of my comments here in my blog confirming if I really used one whole garlic instead of one clove. Like the Spanish they start...

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Zhenchuan (Shek Mun, Hong Kong)

How many times have you relied on a picture on a menu because it was written on a foreign language? If not, you should try them, it is a fun experience, it’s like a surprise, you don’t know what you are getting. We did this recently on our trip to...