A light and easy Asian grilled beef salad, with bean sprout, nuoc cham dressings, mint and coriander.
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Turmeric eggs with chili tomato salsa
Easy Asian style hard boiled eggs, coated in turmeric, top with a tangy chili and tomato salsa.
Braised Chinese mushrooms with oyster sauce, memories of Chinese New Year
A Chinese New Year must-have dish – braised Chinese mushrooms with oyster sauce.
Fresh cactus flower soup, with chicken 曇花汤
A simple soup to show our appreciation of these beautiful cactus flowers – fresh and delicious.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Homemade buckwheat noodles (FODMAP friendly)
Homemade noodles with buckwheat, rice and tapioca noodles, lightly blanched, and tossed in soy sauce and sesame oil.
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.
Asian style omelet with cabbage and oyster sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Asian style omelet with cabbage, green beans, carrot, oyster sauce and sesame oil.
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.
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.
Homemade plain steamed buns ‘man tou’ (馒头)
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
Pork and leek pastry ‘cha siu su’ style
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
Crunchy lettuce wrap of pepper beef and pickled carrot, with Vietnamese style dipping sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Tender pepper beef lettuce wrap with pickled carrot, coriander and sesame seeds. It is crunchy, juicy & satisfying. Best of all, very easy to make.
Steamed oysters with green shallot, coriander and chilies, a soy sauce, sesame oil and wine dressing, topped with a splash of hot oil
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.
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,
Chicken broth with ginger and bok choy (FODMAP friendly)
10-minute chicken and bok choy broth with ginger.
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.
Slow poached whole chicken with ginger and vinegar sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Gently poached chicken with a dressing of ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar, top with coriander.
Green beans and eggs, with oyster sauce (FODMAP friendly)
Egg, green beans and capsicum stir fry with oyster sauce.
Asian inspired seafood bisque
Asian inspired seafood bisque with lemon grass, coriander, ginger and turmeric.
Chocolate, dates, coconut and sesame balls
Quick and delicious energy food with chocolate, dates, coconut and sesame.
Chinese traditional steamed minced pork 蒸肉餅
Traditional Chinese steamed ground pork with Chinese mushrooms, shallot, ginger, wine, soy sauce and sesame oil.
Mango pudding with coconut and kumquat
The Kumquat plant is bearing fruit in the garden – super juicy and adds lots of flavor to a mango & coconut pudding.
Hot and sour soup 酸辣湯
When I first arrived in Australia in late 1980s, I studied full time & worked part time in an upmarket Chinese restaurant serving northern style
Cucumber rolls with lamb, capsicum and eggs (FODMAP friendly)
These gorgeous little rolls are so easy to make – scramble a egg with a pinch of salt; pan fry some lamb and red capsicum
Golden coconut flan
Delicious flan with coconut milk and condensed milk.
Ginger and egg fried rice (FODMAP friendly)
Egg and ginger fried rice with soy sauce and sesame oil – comfort food for the soul
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass, kaffir lime leave, corriander and chili (FODMAP Friendly)
Chicken stir fry with lemongrass and chili, kaffir lime leaves and coriander.