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139. Xihu niurou geng (‘West lake’ beef soup)

  Ok, I remembered the password eventually! Yeah! Well, with the help from my husband. To be exact, I actually forgot where the login page is, so, of course, the user name and password did not work. Blame my baby brain! You don’t want to know how many things I could simply forget nowadays. So [...]

how to cook small potatoes with Chinese recipe

138. Small potatoes boiled in soya sauce

small potatoes boiled in soya sauce Do you remember I said that I really miss that morning — in summer, an early morning, very early morning, the sun would shines onto my face, my body, I woke up with some ‘lazy’ sweat, I could hear birds singing, soon after, the venders came with their carriers, [...]

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This is a very long-delayed post for Helen, as I have promised her (on FB) to share some simple – simple Chinese recipes months ago. Really sorry Helen. Well… but I have been thinking, the initial idea of having this blog was for sharing some really simple but authentic Chinese recipes.  As all the recipes [...]

137. Three threads salad (chicken strips salad)

Hey, my first ‘come back’ recipe! Should have posted it earlier, but… have been sick. This stupid winter cold has caught me up, and lasted forever. So, take care, everyone, it is really nasty!! If you are having fever, try some Chinese cold remedy, actually, I have a post here which I wrote long time [...]

update! :)

  Hi!!! Firstly, thank you so much for your lovely messages on Leo’s arrival, and xmas and new year wishes, and the lovely gift from Jo!! Happy Chinese New Year! Wish you all the best in the snake year, cook well, eat well, live well, happy, lucky!!! Sorry I have been away for so long [...]

how to cook potato slices with Chinese recipe

136. Simple stir fried potato slices (V)

Where has the time gone? — We are having another summer solstice already! But a beautiful day — the longest day of the year. Hope you enjoyed it, unfortunately I have been suffering really bad hay fever, could not be outside to see the sun dropping at the latest moment.  But you know what? I [...]

How to make steamed beef with simple Chinese recipe

135. Chinese Steamed beef slices

As if everything comes back to what was like before…  Eventually, after a few days of intensively packing, the flat looks empty now, apart from our moving boxes piled up around the corner. All the contents inside are sitting quietly waiting to move with us, where we are going to start new memories.  When we [...]

how to cook shrimps with simple Chinese recipe

134. Chinese soft fried shrimps

Busy, busy… I have been ‘sort of’ really busy with packing, since we have to move house. But saying ‘busy with packing’ is not really exact, rather, ‘busy with digging and tidying up memories’. There are so many things over the years have been kept at the bottom of the drawers, cards, letters, pictures, small [...]

How to make fried tofu balls at home

133. Chinese tofu balls (V)

炸豆腐丸子 I had a terrible dream, woke up from nightmare this morning. All my dream was about  the future, well, more like, to have a direction towards a career. But in the dream, all I could see was a dark circle, where I could not see anything further, there was no ‘further’ anyway. So I [...]

How to make Chinese northern style 'shumai' (shaomai)

Northeast Chinese shao mai (II)

  Continues from yesterday’s post… In northern China, we usually compare ‘Shaomai’ to ‘Baozi’, but of course, ‘Shaomai’ is more delicate, I mean the real beautiful one. :) ‘Ma jia Shaomai’ is just very special from every angel. Its pastry wrap is almost ‘transparent’ after steaming, while the top edges remain loose like a flower, [...]

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