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.
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
Chicken fried rice with ginger, garlic coconut, kaffir lime leaves, turmeric and lemongrass
This is a heart warming plain steamed bun that is soft and fluffy when served warm or at room temperature. Great for sandwiching spicy twice
This twice-cooked pork is aromatic, juicy and can be seriously spicy. My friends told me, as they walked down to my house for dinner, they
The soy sauce and tea-infused eggs is a popular street snack food across Asia.
Spicy lamb with chili soy bean paste and leek, served in a Chinese steamed bun.
I saw some lovely quails at the butcher the day before Christmas. I could smell the aroma of quails baking in my oven with an
We have a small kaffir lime tree growing in a pot next to the swimming pool. It was growing so wildly I have to give
Ingredients 300g mashed potato 300g rice flour 100g cheddar cheese 1/2 cup coconut milk (from can) 1/2 cup lactose free milk 2 eggs sprig of
Growing up in Southern China, chicken drumsticks were the most desirable parts of a chicken. This is because the meat on the drumsticks is juicy
Asian style pancake with egg, rice flour, zucchini, capsicum coconut milk and a dash of fish sauce.
Pan fried Chinese shallot cake
Malaysian chicken curry and leek pie with coconut, lime and karffir lime leaves
I like the buttery ‘cha siu su’ at yum cha, but found them a bit too sweet for me. For the school fete, I made
There was a fete in my little boy’s school and I made some of these for the Asian food stall. It was a fusion of
A school mum originally from Dalian., a city from Northern China taught me this dish.
Chicken chop suey with sweet-salty radish, Chinese mushroom, lily buds and bamboo shoots.
Beef balls with pumpkin, potato, capsicum rice vermicelli, rosemary, thyme and parsley.
Poached chicken with a Chinese rice wine and soy sauce dressing, drizzled with sesame oil and shallot oil.
Beef curry puff with leek, potato, peas, oyster sauce, turmeric, cumin and garam masala.
Sweet-sour-salty chicken with ginger, balsamic vinegar and Chinese wine.
Fried rice with eggs, carrot, lettuce and green beans, spiced with turmeric. Ingredients 2 cups of cooked rice 2 eggs 12 green bean, diced 1/2
I love my ‘ordinary’ chickpeas stew with spicy chorizo. The other day, I was feeling a bit bored so I ditched the chorizo for bacon
Some days I just crave for a very simple meal that is refreshing and tasty. After holidaying with kid at Fiji with buffet breakfasts and
Tender pepper beef lettuce wrap with pickled carrot, coriander and sesame seeds. It is crunchy, juicy & satisfying. Best of all, very easy to make.
Chinese steamed oysters topped with green shallot, coriander and chili, dressed with a white wine, soy sauce and sesame oil sauce, then finish with a hot splash of cooking oil on top of the herbs to bring out the flavors & freshness.
A long day at the office, tired, hungry & craving for a quick meal. The local food store had a few packs of chicken sausages,
One-pot turmeric chicken rice with coconut milk, lemongrass and ginger.
Sautéed fresh clams in shells with XO sauce, wine, shallot, chili and coriander.
10-minute chicken and bok choy broth with ginger.
This is one of my childhood favorite – sweet, sour, juicy and tender.
There was always plenty of rain in Southern China where I grew up. This means watercress was always fresh and cheap from the market. My
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
Pork belly braised with spicy preserved bamboo shoot, ginger, dark soy sauce and wine.
Mung bean vermicelli with dried shrimps, wood ear fungus, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf.
Gently poached chicken with a dressing of ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar, top with coriander.
Egg, green beans and capsicum stir fry with oyster sauce.
Asian inspired seafood bisque with lemon grass, coriander, ginger and turmeric.
Stuffed chilies / capsicum / tofu are popular snacks in southern China.
Gluten-free and FODMAP friendly chocolate biscuits with rice flour, egg white and cocoa powder.
Steamed pork and bok choy dumplings with homemade gluten-free wrappers
Rice flour pancakes filled with pork meat balls, bean sprout, cucumber, carrot and capsicums, served with a fish sauce and vinegar dressing..
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
Steamed pork belly with preserved Chinese vegetables (dry mustard greens).
Traditional tofu skin rolls with chicken, tofu, onion, ginger, garlic and coriander.
Hometown style (ZhongShan region, Southern China) steamed glutinous rice cake with Chinese sausage, white radish dried shrimps.
A stack of sliced eggplant, roast capsicum, carrot, green bean and lamb cooked in homemade tomato paste.
Vegetable stack of pumpkin, capsicum, broccoli, lettuce and basil.
A traditional Nonya (Malay-Chinese) food, these cute & crispy little cups are filled with whatever your heart desires.
Sichuan mapo tofu with pork – stir fry tofu with pork and chili bean paste.
I love putting on dinner parties. Dinner parties are always more enjoyable starting with a few cocktails – the guests are so relax they could
Chinese steamed fish with soy sauce, shallot and coriander
As a part time working mum dashing between workplace and school drop offs & pick ups, some days I don’t time for breakfast or lunch.
Rice paper roll of quinoa, pumpkin, capsicum, carrot and lettuce.
Traditional Chinese steamed ground pork with Chinese mushrooms, shallot, ginger, wine, soy sauce and sesame oil.
The Kumquat plant is bearing fruit in the garden – super juicy and adds lots of flavor to a mango & coconut pudding.
When I first arrived in Australia in late 1980s, I studied full time & worked part time in an upmarket Chinese restaurant serving northern style
Hometown style sweet and savory glutinous rice dumplings with pork, Chinese sausages, bacon, leek, bamboo shoot and garlic chives.
Poached chicken with Asian salad of wombok, pickled carrot, mung bean vermicelli, mint and coriander, serviced with a spicy dressing.
These gorgeous little rolls are so easy to make – scramble a egg with a pinch of salt; pan fry some lamb and red capsicum
Asian bean sprout salad with homemade instant radish kimchi and sesame oil.
Delicious flan with coconut milk and condensed milk.
Asian ‘liang ban’ style cucumber salad with soy sauce, sesame oil and sesame seeds.
Chicken san choy bow – delicious lettuce wrap with chicken, Chinese mushrooms, bamboo shoot and oyster sauce.
Egg fried rice with ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil – comfort food.
Sauté bok choy with ginger and wine.
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass and chili, kaffir lime leaves and coriander.