Chicken wontons with a spicy Hong Kong style XO sauce, dark soy sauce, sesame oil and coriander.
Grilled chicken with Korean pepper, garlic, ginger and apricot jam
Grilled chicken fillets with Korean pepper, ginger, garlic, apricot jam, fish sauce and dark soy sauce.
Saute prawns with ginger, garlic, chili and wine
Sauté wide-caught prawns with onion, garlic, ginger, chili, soy sauce and a splash of white wine.
Grilled chicken with Indian spices
Grilled chicken with cumin, turmeric, garam masala, mustard oil, sesame oil, ginger and garlic; tossed with coconut and sesame seeds.
Snow fungus, goji berries and chicken soup 雪耳枸杞鸡汤 – food to balance calmness and energy
Snow fungus with goji and chicken is one of these well-balanced soups that can rejuvenate your mind and soul.
Cantonese braised beef flank with spices and soy sauce, memories of a hawker stall on the ‘Poetry Road’
Cantonese style braised beef flank or brisket with soy sauce, star anise, cloves, cinnamon, fennel seeds, cardamom and ginger.
Pork hocks poached in a light Asian ‘lao siu’ marinate (鹵水) , served chilled
Pork hocks poached in a light soy sauce marinate with cinnamon, star anise, clove, fennel seeds and cardamom, served with dipping sauce with soy sauce, sesame oil and chili.
Fried duck eggs, with green shallot and dark soy sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Simple and easy fried duck egg.
Grilled pork with BBQ sauce, maple syrup, soy sauce, and sesame oil
Pork shoulder marinated with BBQ sauce, soy sauce, maple syrup and sesame oil, grilled on a gridle.
Deep fried cactus flowers (曇花) , with Chinese five-spice and fried green shallot
Deep fried cactus flowers with Chinese five-spice, tossed with sliced green shallot.
Magical Southern China, our ancestral village in Taishan (台山)
A trip to our ancestral village in Taishan, in Guangdong Province, Southern China.
Asian style ox tail soup with cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and pepper
An aromatic Asian oxtail broth with vegetables, spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg , cloves and pepper, gently cook for 5 hours. Delicious with a bowl of hot rice.
Braised Chinese mushrooms with oyster sauce, memories of Chinese New Year
A Chinese New Year must-have dish – braised Chinese mushrooms with oyster sauce.
Steamed pork with soy sauce, memories of mum and dad’s love story (FODMAP friendly)
Steamed pork with soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame sees, white wine, shallot and chili
Stir-fred sweet and sour lotus root with capsicum and green shallot 炒酸甜莲藕
Stir fry pickled lotus root with capsicum, green shallot, a dash of soy sauce and sesame oil.
Braised pork rib with potato, carrot, miso and ginger 味噌排骨(FODMAP friendly)
Pork spare ribs braised with potato, carrot, miso paste, ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil
Steamed pork and fennel dumplings (豬肉韭菜餃子)
Tasty dumplings with pork, fennel, corn and carrot, flavored with pepper, ginger, sesame oil and green shallot.
Prawn and pickled green mango salad
A simple salad with mango, and prawns pickled in fish sauce, apple cider vinegar with coriander, green shallot and sesame oil and sesame seeds.
Prosperity toss 捞生 for Chinese new year (FODMAP friendly)
In Chinese, ‘yee’ means fish, a symbol of plenty. ‘Sang’ shares the same pronunciation of 升, means uplifting. With a name like that, no wonder ‘yee sang’ is one of the most popular dish for Chinese New Year around Singapore and Malaysia.
Sweet dumplings ‘tang yuan’in a spiced ginger, and honey syrup, colored with raspberry 姜汁豆沙汤圆
‘Tang yuan’, or the glutinous rice balls often filled with sweat red bean paste, is well loved for its symbolic meaning of family unity and harmony.
Steamed sweet glutinous rice cake ‘nian gao’ (年糕) with coconut milk and ginger
Chinese new year – steamed sweet glutinous rice cake with coconut milk, ginger and maple syrup, spiced with cardamom, coated with peanuts sesame seed and coconut.
Grilled pork with lemongrass, ginger and chilli (FODMAP friendly)
Grilled pork marinated in fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, ginger and green shallot.
Beef stir fry with black pepper, butter, onion, ginger and garlic 黑椒牛柳
Asian beef stir fry with butter, black pepper, ginger and garlic.
Homemade ‘fun guo’ (粉果) dumplings with tofu, Chinese mushroom, bamboo shoot and salted radish
Fun guo dumplings with wrappers made with wheat starch and tapioca. The dumplings are filled with with chicken, leek, tofu, Chinese mushroom, salted radish/turnip and bamboo shoot.
Pan fried spring rolls with vegetables and shrimp shells
Malaysian Chinese style spring rolls with cabbage, carrot, bamboo shoot, shrimp shell, fried shallot and mung bean vermicelli.
Grilled beef with ginger, garlic, soy sauce and apricot jam
Grilled beef with ginger, garlic, soy sauce and apricot jam.
Poached salmon in a bonito and kelp broth
Poached salmon in a dashi broth flavored with bonito flakes, kelp (seaweed) and a dash of soy sauce.
Salt and pepper chicken (FODMAP friendly)
Chicken fillet coated with potato starch, deep fried and tossed with black pepper and sea salt flake
Grilled ginger pork with wine sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Grilled pork marinated with ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, served with wine sauce.
Chinese north-west style lamb cumin kebabs ‘羊肉串’ ( FODMAP friendly)
Grilled lamb satay with cumin, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, chili flake, Sichuan pepper and sesame oil.
Sweet glutinous rice balls with walnut and black sesame filling, coated with peanut and coconut
Sweet glutinous rice balls with a walnut and black sesame filling, coated with peanut and coconut.
Pan fried garlic chive and egg pockets (韭菜盒子) *** Memories of a TV set made of a heart-rate monitor
Chinese pan-fried garlic chive pockets with chicken, Chinese mushrooms, mung bean vermicelli and eggs.
Homemade rice noodles (FODMAP friendly)
Homemade rice noodles FODMAP friendly, gluten free
Egg and seaweed rolls (FODMAP friendly)
Seaweed roll of eggs, green bean and carrot.
Stir fry of tomato and egg with oyster sauce (番茄炒蛋) (FODMAP friendly)
This is one of my childhood favorite – sweet, sour, juicy and tender.
Tofu skin rolls with chicken, bamboo shoots and Chinese mushrooms (鮮竹卷)
Traditional tofu skin rolls with chicken, tofu, onion, ginger, garlic and coriander.
Stir fry tofu with chili bean paste and oyster sauce, my father’s story about 2 spoonful of cooking oil
Stir fry tofu with fermented chili soy bean paste and oyster sauce.
Steamed blue eye cod, memories of the ‘Yayan Lane’ 雅言里 where we once lived (FODMAP friendly)
Chinese steamed fish with soy sauce, shallot and coriander
Chinese traditional steamed minced pork 蒸肉餅
Traditional Chinese steamed ground pork with Chinese mushrooms, shallot, ginger, wine, soy sauce and sesame oil.
Bok choy with ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil and wine- memories of my grandmother’s chicken coop (FODMAP friendly)
Sauté bok choy with ginger and wine.
Wok ‘dry-fried’ beef rice noodles (干炒牛河)
This noodle dish is ‘dry fried’, means the sauce is ‘sizzled up’ by the wok’s high heat or in Chinese, it is call ‘wok-chi’.
Twice cooked chicken mini drumsticks
Chicken mini drumsticks gently cooked in a ‘lao-sui’ stock with Chinese spices of star anise, cinnamon, clove, cardamom, fennel and Sichuan pepper, then tossed in a hot frying pan with a splash of dark soy sauce.
Grilled beef with Asian salad
A light and easy Asian grilled beef salad, with bean sprout, nuoc cham dressings, mint and coriander.
Poached chicken with shallot oil and oyster sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Whole chicken gently poached and shredded, tossed in sizzling shallot oil, and drizzled with a light oyster sauce.
sesame and mushroom soba noodles with garlic chive
A simple bowl of soba noodles with juicy pearl mushrooms, garlic chive, soy sauce and sesame oil.
Stir fried eggs with garlic chive
A tasty stir fry of egg and garlic chive with a drizzle of sesame oil, a popular home cooked meal in Southern China.
Fish with chili bean paste and white wine
Pan fried bonito fish with chili bean paste and white wine, drizzled with a dash lemon juice.
My soy sauces
My favorite soy sauces
Steamed pork belly and leek buns
Chinese Steamed pork belly buns with leek, ginger, sesame oil and oyster sauce.
Bacon and cucumber stir fry (FODMAP Friendly)
Crunchy cucumber and crispy bacon – an easy meal in 15 minutes.
Beef with Asian dipping sauce
I grilled some Angus rump steak and served it with an Asian dipping sauce. A lovely meal to share with friends. Here are the easy
Chicken feet and corporate greed
A post collaborated with my son.
Turmeric eggs with chili tomato salsa
Easy Asian style hard boiled eggs, coated in turmeric, top with a tangy chili and tomato salsa.
Sword flower soup (霸王花汤)
Cantonese loves soups . . . soups for spring, summer, autumn and winter. My favorite autumn soup is the sword flower soup, cooked with chicken
Bitter melon with beef and fermented black bean
Bitter melon is an unusual vegetable with bumpy husk and a peculiar peppery taste. Will you appreciate the humble and unique deliciousness it offers?
Summer ice tea, and John’s first night as a rough sleeper
Perfect for the hot summer days – chilled lychee flavored Chinese tea, with lychee fruit, pineapple, cranberry, orange, lime, honey and mint.
Chicken giblet with ginger, garlic and cucumber
Stir fry chicken giblet with ginger, garlic, chili, dark soy sauce, sesame oil and cucumber
Chicken liver with oyster sauce
Chicken liver stir fried with ginger, garlic, chili, shallot and oyster sauce.
Pork tongue with leek and dark soy sauce
Pig tongue first blanched with ginger, star anise, clove and cardamom, then stir fried with oyster sauce, chili, and leak.
Egg fried rice with turmeric, cumin, soy sauce and sesame oil, recipe of Auntie Wong
Egg fried rice with turmeric, cumin, soy sauce and sesame oil
Chicken ‘siumai’ 燒賣 dumplings
Winter is here, and it rained most days last week. It was very uncomfortable for our rough sleepers. So I made an extra effort to
Shandong shredded chicken, memories of Mr. Chen’s bitterness (FODMAP friendly)
Juicy, spicy, salty and sour shredded chicken, and memories of Mr. Chen who swam to Hong Kong during the culture revolution.
Grilled pork with tomato sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice, port wine, cumin and turmeric
Pork shoulder marinated with tomato sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice, port wine, cumin and turmeric. Grilled on a gridle.
Noodles with bacon, leek and carrot
Simple fried noodles with bacon, leek and carrot.
Pan fried tofu with green beans (FODMAP friendly)
Pan fried tofu with green bean and oyster sauce.
Sweet potato noodles with chinese mushrooms, cabbage, carrot and capsicum
Sweet potato noodles with Chinese mushrooms, capsicum, cabbage, carrot, onion, and green shallot, tossed in sesame oil and soy sauce.
Chicken and apricot terrine, with ham fat, thyme and bay leaf
Chicken and Apricot terrine, with ham fat, sauté onion, raisin, corn, cumin, cinnamon, thyme and bay leaf.
Oyster mushrooms with bok choy (FODMAP friendly)
Sautéed oyster mushrooms and bok choy with ginger and oyster sauce.
Video: dumpling folding styles
A short video of different dumpling folding styles.
Tomato and egg soup, memories of friendship from the GuangYa Middle School (廣東廣雅中學)
The simplest and delicious soup cooked in 10 minutes. The soup warmed the souls of girls from a boot-camp style boarding school.
Chinese mushrooms, fresh mushrooms and capsicum stir fry with oyster sauce
Chinese mushroom, fresh mushroom and capsicum stir fry, with oyster sauce and sesame oil
Tradition Chinese herbal tea with ‘dang gui’ (當歸), goji berries (枸杞) and red dates (红枣) – a female health tonic
Female health tonic – traditional Chinese herbal tea with a ‘female ginseng’ called ‘dang gui’, gogi berries and red dates.
Blanched lettuce with oyster sauce 蚝油生菜 (FODMAP friendly)
Can a sausage meal be lovely? Easy one pot meal with sauté onion, sausages, capsicum and peas; spiced with garam masala, turmeric and mustard oil.
Stir fried tofu skin (腐竹) with Chinese mushroom (香菇) and capsicum
Tasty tofu skin stir fry dish with Chinese mushrooms and capsicums.
Congee with pan fried fish and lettuce, memories of my mum’s kindness (FODMAP friendly)
A slow cooked congee (Asian rice porridge) with lettuce, served with pan fried fish, topped with sesame oil and green shallot.
Asian spiced ratatouille with potato, eggplant, capsicum, zucchini and coriander (FODMAP friendly)
Baked potato, eggplant, capsicum and zucchini, spiced with garam masala, cumin and turmeric.
Eggs with capsicum, oyster sauce and sesame oil (FODMAP friendly)
Stir fried capsicum and egg with oyster sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds and green shallot.
Stir fried potato, carrot and fennel, with coriander, turmeric, sesame oil and sesame seeds (FODMAP friendly)
Stir fried potato, carrot and fennel, with coriander, turmeric, sesame oil and sesame seeds.
Twice-cooked pork ribs with soy sauce, wine and vinegar (FODMAP friendly)
Home style pork spare ribs with ginger, dark soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, red wine and a hint of cumin.
Aromatic cinnamon, lemon and ginger tea (FODMAP friendly)
An aromatic cinnamon, lemon and ginger infused drink, gentle and comforting.
Pickled white radish 甜酸萝卜 and the story of a once-beautiful little girl from Waterloo
Chinese side salad – sweet, sour, crunchy pickled white radish
Bean sprout salad with soy sauce, sesame oil and sesame seeds (FODMAP friendly)
Bean sprout salad with soy sauce, sesame oil, shallot, coriander, sesame seeds.
Grandmother’s fried pork cracklings, hot rice with pork fat and soy sauce 豬油豉油撈飯
Pan fried pork cracklings, served with a rick flavored with pork fat and soy sauce
One pot meal – spicy lamb shank soup with vegetables and quinoa (FODMAP friendly)
A tummy friendly lamb shank soup with potato, carrot and quinoa. To spice it up a little, I added clove, bay leaves, cumin, paprika, chili flake and black pepper. I cooked it in a pressure cooker so it was an easy one-pot meal.
One pot meal – lamb shanks and rice, with tomato, ginger, garlic and spices
One pot meal with lamb shanks, rice, onion, garlic, ginger, white wine, tomato and Indian spices.
Chilled seaweed salad with mung bean vermicelli and pickled carrot
Traditional Chinese seaweed salad with vermicelli and pickled carrot – soft, crunchy, salty, sweat and sour. It is aromatic, flavored with dark soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, green shallot (scallion) and coriander.
Cantonese sweet tea buns, memories of my friend OuYang
When I was a little kid these buns were sold in little shops on nearly every street in GuangZhou. We had them mostly for breakfast. The bread was also great for a picnic lunch during school excursions.
Blasting of a cattleman’s roast (FODMAP friendly)
Unbelievably delicious – a 2kg cattleman’s roast rubbed with oil, salt, cumin and turmeric; blasted in oven at 240°C/ 460°F before turning off the heat . The roast was cooked for further 2 hours with the remaining heat. Unbelievably delicious.
Creamy and spicy tomato and capsicum soup with and coconut milk (FODMAP friendly)
A vegan soup with roasted tomatoes, red capsicums and coconut milk.
Homemade noodles, memories of a peasant family during a famine
Homemade ‘kansui’ noodles with dark soy sauce and sesame oil.
Fresh cactus flower soup, with chicken 曇花汤
A simple soup to show our appreciation of these beautiful cactus flowers – fresh and delicious.
Hairy gourd salad with XO sauce 节瓜凉拌
Hairy gourd is a very popular vegetable in Southern China, easy to grow with plenty of subtropical rains. The gourd is normally cooked in a soup or a stew with a tender and soft texture.
Soba noodles with vegetables ‘lao mien’ 撈麵 (FODMAP friendly)
Soba noodles tossed with sautéed vegetables, soy sauce and sesame oil.
Spiced lamb meat balls with pumpkin, carrot and rice vermicelli (FODMAP Friendly)
Homemade lamb meat balls with capsicum, carrot, green shallot, coriander, rice vermicelli, cumin, turmeric and paprika.
Seaweed and egg soup 紫菜蛋湯 (FODMAP friendly)
A simple and healthy soup with seaweed and egg, flavored with green shallot, sesame oil and black pepper.
South sea meat and bone soup (bak kut teh,肉骨茶)
Aromatic Singapore meat and bone soup – Chinese herb flavor.
Potato salad with chili-pepper infused oil and white balsamic vinegar
Blanched potato flavored with turmeric and Sichuan pepper-chili-garlic-chili infused oil, sesame oil, white balsamic, pickled carrot, sliced wood ear fungus, sliced capsicum, sesame , oil and coriander.
Rice balls with wasabi furikake seasoning
Lovely rice balls flavored with seaweed flakes and other seasonings.
TangYuan dumpling soup with pulled chicken, dried shrimps, mushrooms, bok choy and garlic chive
TangYuan in a chicken broth with Chinese mushrooms, dried shrimps, enoki mushrooms, bok choy, garlic chive, ginger and green shallot.
Chilled tofu knots, enoki mushrooms and wood ear fungus salad 冷拌
A delightful ‘liangban’ salad with chewy tofu knots (百页结), tasty enokitake mushrooms (金菇), crunchy wood ears fungus (木耳), and coriander.
Cherry tomato ‘sandwich’ with quinoa and alfalfa (FODMAP friendly)
Cherry tomato ‘sandwiches’ with quinoa, coriander, alfalfa, lettuce, carrot and a small dash of sesame oil and BBQ sauce.
Rice paper rolls of quinoa, coriander, alfalfa and sesame seeds (FODMAP friendly)
Easy rice paper rolls filled with quinoa, coriander, alfalfa, lettuce, carrot, capsicum and sesame seeds.
Seaweed rolls of alfalfa, carrot, capsicum, rocket and sesame seeds (FODMAP friendly)
Easy hand rolls of rice, alfalfa, carrot, capsicum, rocket, BBQ sauce and sesame seeds.
Chinese New Year – crispy peanut pastry with sesame and coconut (花生芝麻角仔)
Chinese New Year – sweet pastries with a delicious filling of peanut, sesame seed and coconut. Two methods are used – baked and fried.
Kale with orange and sesame (FODMAP friendly)
Kale dressed with sesame seeds, orange zest, orange pieces, lemon juice and sesame oil.
Sweet and sour pork with pineapple, chili, cumin and tamarind paste (FODMAP friendly)
Pork belly marinated with soy sauce, turmeric, cumin, chili and and tamarind paste, stir fried with pineapple and capsicum.
Century egg and smoked ham congee
Comfort food – slow cooked rice porridge with preserved duck eggs and smoked ham.
Winter melon broth with dried shrimps, and memories of a remote factory by a river
Winter melon broth with diced bacon, dried shrimps and mung bean vermicelli.
Blanched Asian mustard greens 芥菜, memories of the GuangDong GuangYa Middle School
Memories of the GuangDong GuangYa Middle School in the 1980s.
Noodles with beef, cloud ear and vegetables
Udon noodles tossed with beef, cloud ear and cabbage in oyster sauce.
Sushi terrine with spiced pumpkin, carrot and capsicum (FODMAP friendly)
The sushi terrine with short grain rice, sauté pumpkin with cumin, sauté carrot with turmeric, and sauté capsicum with garam masala. Sesame seeds were added for extra flavor. The ingredients are layered in a terrine pan, and wrapped with seaweed sheets.
Salad of carrot, green bean and beam sprout with sesame oil (FODMAP friendly)
Julienne carrot lightly stir fried with with bean sprout, green bean, a dash of sesame oil and top with sesame seeds and coriander.
Carrot with maple syrup, coriander and turmeric (FODMAP friendly)
Simple and delicious – pan fried diced carrot coated with rice flour and maple syrup; tossed in sesame seeds, turmeric and coriander.
Dipping sauce – light oyster sauce
A light oyster sauce suitable for dipping – omelets, chicken etc
Pan fried pumpkin with a miso sauce
Pan fried pumpkin, served with a sauce with miso and dijon mustard
Pumpkin, carrot and kumquat dip, with lemongrss, ginger, and coconut milk (FODMAP friendly)
Pumpkin, carrot, kumquat, and capsicum dip flavored with lemongrass, ginger coriander, cumin and coconut milk.
Pan fried fish and potato cake with Asian slaw (FODMAP friendly)
Fish cake made potato, spinach, and capsicum, flavored with fish sauce and sesame oil. Served with a refreshing Asian coleslaw with cabbage, carrot, mint and coriander.
Coconut rice pudding with caramelized banana
Coconut and banana rice pudding, spiced with cinnamon and clove, topped with caramelized banana.
Summer waffles with pineapple, banana and coconut (FODMAP friendly)
A delicious Asian inspired waffle with banana, pineapple coconut; crispy and soft.
Homemade buckwheat noodles (FODMAP friendly)
Homemade noodles with buckwheat, rice and tapioca noodles, lightly blanched, and tossed in soy sauce and sesame oil.
Asian paella with miso, wasabi, and Korean pepper
Delicious and easy Asian inspired seafood paella with miso paste, Korean pepper, wasabi and sesame oil.
Chinese white-cooked (slow-poached) chicken and a simple chicken stock (FODMAP friendly)
Simple poached chicken recipe – a hearty meal and a chicken stock
Rice paper rolls with tofu, bamboo shoot and bean sprout (FODMAP friendly)
Rice paper rolls filled with tofu, potato, carrot, capsicum, bamboo shoot, bean sprout and green bean, flavored with sesame oil and soy sauce.
Tofu, pumpkin, ginger and tapioca dessert (FODMAP friendly)
A delicious Asian dessert with tapioca, tofu, pumpkin and ginger.
Tofu and noodle soup (FODMAP friendly)
Rice noodle soup with tofu, radish, carrot, spinach, chili, coriander, ginger, soy and sesame oil.
Pan fried tofu with chili and tomato salsa (FODMAP friendly)
Pan fried tofu with chili, ginger and tomato salsa, flavored with soy sauce, sesame oil, coriander and tomato sauce.
Tofu chop suey with okra, eggplant and radish (FODMAP friendly)
A chop suey with pan fried firm tofu, enhanced by vegetables with interesting and gentle textures – okra, eggplant, radish, red capsicum; complimented by ginger, chili and coriander.
Braised beef tendon with soy sauce, oyster sauce, vinegar, wine and Asian spices (FODMAP friendly)
Beef tendon braised with soy sauce, oyster sauce, vinegar, wine and Asian spices.
Grilled baby octopus in Asian marinate
Baby octopus marinated overnight with fish sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, lemon juice, kumquat juice, sliced kaffir lime leave, chili, marmalade and sesame oil, and grill on a griddle. Juicy and tender.
Chicken chop suey of vegetables, egg and peanuts (FODMAP friendly)
Chicken stir fried with capsicum, green bean, tossed with egg and coriander, topped with peanuts.
Quinoa potato hash (FODMAP friendly)
Yummy little snacks with quinoa, shredded potato, capsicum, tasty cheese, coriander, marjoram, tarragon and rosemary – you can make them into balls, or flat hash browns.
Glutinous rice balls with beef and potato, spiced with cumin and turmeric (FODMAP friendly)
Steamed then pan-fried glutinous rice balls with beef, potato, coriander, cumin, turmeric and oyster sauce .
Pan fried whiting nori roll (FODMAP friendly)
Pan fried whiting roll flavored with ginger and coriander, wrapped in seaweed, served with a light oyster sauce.
Barramundi in an Asian spiced broth (FODMAP friendly)
This simple & light barramundi broth is gentle and tasty, perfect for a lazy lunch. Ingredients (Serves 2 as a FODMAP friendly recipe) 200g boneless
Peanut, sesame and coconut slice
Golden sesame and peanut slice with coconut, coasted with honey.
Pork grilled on lemongrass sticks (FODMAP friendly)
Ingredients – kebab (Serves 4 as a FODMAP recipe) 250g pork mince (with a little fat to keep the kebab moist) 1.5 tsp fish sauce
Asian style omelet with cabbage and oyster sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Asian style omelet with cabbage, green beans, carrot, oyster sauce and sesame oil.
Fried glutinous rice with Chinese sausage and Chinese mushroom 炒糯米饭
Glutinous rice with Chinese pork sausages, bacon and Chinese mushrooms
Pan fried fish with chili tomato sauce (FODMAP Friendly)
Many years ago I cooked for a elderly relative while his family was away on holiday. I found an inexpensive fish in his freezer and
Gnocchi with baby spinach (FODMAP friendly)
Homemade gluten-free gnocchi, tossed with baby spinach
Chicken and green bean stir fry with Sichuan chili bean paste
Chicken and green bean stir fry with Sichuan chili bean paste.
Chilled beef shank poached in an Asian ‘laosui’ master stock 酱牛腱
Beef shank poached in a ‘lao sui’ master stock, served with a cucumber salad and tangy soy-vinegar dipping sauce.
Egg and ginger soup – grandmother’s cough remedy (FODMAP Friendly)
My grandmother used to make me this egg and ginger soup when I had ‘cool’ coughs – referred to as dry coughs at night when the air is chill. A few bowls of this soup over a few days work like magic.
Potato and pumpkin cake with cumin lamb (FODMAP Friendly)
Potato and pumpkin cake with cumin spiced lamb – crunchy outside and soft inside, thanks to the glutinous rice flour.
Chicken and seaweed soup (FODMAP friendly)
This is probably the quickest, nutritious and the most delicious soup I could cook in 10 minutes.
Stir-fried prawns with eggs and garlic chive (虾仁炒蛋)
Simple, tasty and moist stir-fried prawns with garlic chive and eggs.
American ginseng soup with goji berries and pork ribs
American ginseng soup with goji berries, longan fruit and pork ribs. An energy tonic.
Beef and rice rissoles (FODMAP friendly)
Sometime we crave for a tasty meal that is also gentle on our tummies. Rissoles are simple to make, satisfying and may offer many varieties.
Parmesan eggplant with cayenne pepper and panko
My husband likes most food except for tomatoes and eggplants. So I was determined to try out a few more eggplant dishes – may be
Sambal eggplant with dried shrimp
I love eggplant. The best eggplant dish I ever tasted was a sambal belacan stir fry. Sambal is a delicious chili paste with garlic, ginger
Healing herbal soup ‘Qin Bu Liang’ (清補涼)
Traditional Chinese herbal soup with pork, goji berries, fox nuts, Chinese yam, lotus seeds and pearl barley. A healing soup literally translated as refreshing, nourishing and cooling.
Easy Chineses tripe salad with soy sauce and sesame oil 涼拌蜂窝牛肚
Chilled spicy tripe ‘liangban’ with soy sauce and sesame oil.
Green bean noodles (粉皮) with sichuan spicied pork
Traditional green bean noodles with pork mince spiced with two soy bean pastes – chili and sweet.
Brown rice congee with salted pork and peanuts (FODMAP Friendly)
For a Chinese southerner, what food can be more warm and comforting than a hot bowl of pork congee (粥)? The humble congee is the
Cloud ear fungus (雲耳), celery, capsicum, peanut and mung bean vermicelli salad
Refreshing Asian ‘liangban’ salad with black fungus, capsicum, celery, mung bean vermicelli and peanuts, served with a soy sauce, sesame oil and balsamic vinegar dressing.
Spiced lamb and pumpkin puffs
These puffs was bursting with the beautiful lamb and pumpkin, looked so delicious and tasty so good. Ingredients 200g lamb, diced 50g leek, sliced 1/2