A light and easy Asian grilled beef salad, with bean sprout, nuoc cham dressings, mint and coriander.
Easy Asian style hard boiled eggs, coated in turmeric, top with a tangy chili and tomato salsa.
A Chinese New Year must-have dish – braised Chinese mushrooms with oyster sauce.
A simple soup to show our appreciation of these beautiful cactus flowers – fresh and delicious.
Tasty dumplings with pork, fennel, corn and carrot, flavored with pepper, ginger, sesame oil and green shallot.
Easy rice paper rolls filled with quinoa, coriander, alfalfa, lettuce, carrot, capsicum and sesame seeds.
Pumpkin, carrot, kumquat, and capsicum dip flavored with lemongrass, ginger coriander, cumin and coconut milk.
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.
Homemade noodles with buckwheat, rice and tapioca noodles, lightly blanched, and tossed in soy sauce and sesame oil.
Rice paper rolls filled with tofu, potato, carrot, capsicum, bamboo shoot, bean sprout and green bean, flavored with sesame oil and soy sauce.
Asian style omelet with cabbage, green beans, carrot, oyster sauce and sesame oil.
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.
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.
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
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
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,
10-minute chicken and bok choy broth with ginger.
This is one of my childhood favorite – sweet, sour, juicy and tender.
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.
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.
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
These gorgeous little rolls are so easy to make – scramble a egg with a pinch of salt; pan fry some lamb and red capsicum
Delicious flan with coconut milk and condensed milk.
Egg fried rice with ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil – comfort food.
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass and chili, kaffir lime leaves and coriander.