Chinese

Chinese Braised Chicken With Taro 1

Chinese Braised Chicken With Taro

Chinese Braised Chicken with Taro is a Sichuanese Chinese dish that is prepared with chicken slowly braised with taro and spices like Sichuan peppercorns, Doubanjiang, ginger, garlic and spring onions. Taro and Chicken is a combination that I never had used before or even tried on restaurants until lately when...

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake 3

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake

Asian Style Mixed Seafood Cake is a dish of pan-fried seafood patty prepared with fish, prawns and crab meat. Serve it as an entree, side dish or as mains. Are you like me, when you buy your groceries and do not finish them all, puts any leftovers ingredients in the...

Hong Ma 1

Hong Ma

Hong Ma is a Filipino Chinese dish of pork belly braised on a sweet soy sauce mixture with shiitake mushrooms and Asian aromatics I guess all of the Filipinos out there probably know what Humba is, but how about Hong Ma have you heard about this dish? Well if not,...

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu 1

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu

Perfectly Deep-Frying Tofu can be a bit tricky, it can turn out really dry, not crispy or very oily when the oil creeps inside that soft insides. That is why today we will be sharing some tips on how to perfectly deep fry tofu so every time you pull it...

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants 1

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants is a dish prepared with crispy-fried egg tofu, minced pork, soft eggplants served in a savoury stir fry sauce When I used to live in Malaysia, Egg Tofu was one of my favourite ingredients specially on saucy dishes, but when I moved to New Zealand,...

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style 1

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style is a Filipino style deep fried spicy salt and pepper baby shrimps, cooked with shells on making it crispy on every bite. Binondo is a district in Manila and is the oldest Chinatown in the world and it was founded in 1594 and was established by...

Sichuan Crispy Fried Pork 1

Sichuan Crispy Fried Pork

Sichuan Crispy Fried Pork is a simple Chinese dish crispy deep-fried pork strips seasoned with Sichuan peppercorn then coated in sweet potato starch batter If you have been in Sichuan restaurants then this dish would be very familiar, one their most delicious dishes on offer, a simple deep-fried pork strips...

Sweet and Sour Meatballs 2

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs is a type of Sweet and Sour dish prepared with pork meatballs, its perfect to serve on freshly steamed jasmine rice. How does not love meatballs, it’s easy to make, very affordable and its very versatile, hence we see this humble lump of fried meat in...

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms 1

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms is a Chinese dish of pork hock and trotters slowly braised in soy sauce with Chinese sausage, oyster mushrooms, button mushrooms and wood ear fungus. Last week I had seen some good fresh oyster mushrooms at the Asian grocery, I was so excited since I...

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu 1

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu is a Chinese dish of lightly battered soft tofu that is deep fried until golden brown, seasoned with salt, chillies and pepper. I tried so many tofu dishes and it just keeps getting better and better, I thought I found the best ones before, but...