Category: Recipes

  • Turnip Cake

    Turnip Cake

    Happy Lunar New Year! 新年快樂! The new year (of the Snake) actually started last Sunday, the 10th. And if you, like me, are a mouse in the Chinese Zodiac, this year is a great year for us in terms of love, career, and personal finance. (That’s according to my aunt who was probably reading it […]

  • Iced Red Bean With Coconut Milk

    Spring has finally arrived! In order to celebrate the return of warmth and the coming sweaty days, I decided to share with you an original Hong Kong summer dessert/drink – Iced Red Bean 紅豆冰 (with coconut milk). This is a drink that people usually don’t make at home so you’re in for a treat (no […]

  • Chinese Inspired Baked Potato Wedges

    Potato might just be my favorite starch. I can totally eat it for dinner everyday because it can be cooked in so many different ways! What sparked me to make these Chinese Inspired Baked Potato Wedges was simply an instagram photo of some potato wedges someone took. That picture lit my fire, and I was […]

  • Kenji’s Crispy Crunchy Fried Chicken

    Kenji’s Crispy Crunchy Fried Chicken

    I know you love fried chicken. You know you love fried chicken. Deep frying anything at home can be a pain in the butt, and handling boiling hot oil can be intimidating. So if you are ever going for the task of frying up some chicken at home, might as well do it the right way to […]

  • Steamed egg custard

    Steamed egg custard

    If you ask my mom today, she would probably agree that I was once a very picky eater. And not only I was picky, I was always the last one to finish at the dinner table. I was a fussy kid who didn’t like much of anything. And now I blog about food? Who would have thought?! […]

  • Curry Beef Brisket Recipe

    Curry Beef Brisket Recipe

    Here’s another dish I grew up eating in Hong Kong – Curry Beef Brisket (咖哩牛腩). It’s also one of my favorite home-cooked meals of my mom’s cooking. When you order it from a Cha Chaan Teng, it’s usually served on a bed of jasmine rice, and that particular style would be categorized as a Dip Tao Fan (碟頭飯) […]