A post collaborated with my son.
Category: Side dishes ‘liang ban’
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.
Stir fried tofu skin (腐竹) with Chinese mushroom (香菇) and capsicum
Tasty tofu skin stir fry dish with Chinese mushrooms and capsicums.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chinese tea eggs 茶叶蛋 (FODMAP friendly)
The soy sauce and tea-infused eggs is a popular street snack food across Asia.
Rice flour pancake with eggs, zucchini and coconut milk (FODMAP friendly)
Asian style pancake with egg, rice flour, zucchini, capsicum coconut milk and a dash of fish sauce.
Flaky shallot pancake (蔥油餅)
Pan fried Chinese shallot cake
Malaysian chicken curry and leek pie
Malaysian chicken curry and leek pie with coconut, lime and karffir lime leaves
Spiced potato and spinach
A long day at the office, tired, hungry & craving for a quick meal. The local food store had a few packs of chicken sausages,
Deep fried rice balls with kimchi, spicy pork and panko crumbs
I like Kimchi, I like gochujang, I like rice, and I like pork – roll them up in a ball with crispy panko crumbs,deep fried
Stuffed chili pepper with lamb, with oyster sauce and sesame oil 煎釀辣椒 (FODMAP friendly)
Pan fried chilies stuffed with lamb, with oyster sauce and sesame oil.
Egg ‘pancake’ with Asian style meat balls, vegetables and fish sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Rice flour pancakes filled with pork meat balls, bean sprout, cucumber, carrot and capsicums, served with a fish sauce and vinegar dressing..
Steamed tofu with pork floss (肉松), noodles, soy sauce and vinegar
The silkiness of the tofu enhanced by the tangy soy sauce and vinegar sauce, complimented by the sweetness of the pork floss. Add noodles to
Rice paper roll with chicken, quinoa, pumpkin, carrot, capsicum and lettuce (FODMAP Friendly)
Rice paper roll of quinoa, pumpkin, capsicum, carrot and lettuce.
Chinese traditional steamed minced pork 蒸肉餅
Traditional Chinese steamed ground pork with Chinese mushrooms, shallot, ginger, wine, soy sauce and sesame oil.
Bean sprout salad with spicy instant radish kimchi
Asian bean sprout salad with homemade instant radish kimchi and sesame oil.
Cucumber salad – memories of a ‘wine house’ restaurant (FODMAP friendly)
Asian ‘liang ban’ style cucumber salad with soy sauce, sesame oil and sesame seeds.
Chicken San Choy Bow
Chicken san choy bow – delicious lettuce wrap with chicken, Chinese mushrooms, bamboo shoot and oyster sauce.