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How to make shaomai at home

132. Northeast Chinese shao mai (I)

  England is filled with the atmosphere of the celebration of Queen’s Jubilee. No, no, that is not my excuse for not posting for a few days, I mean we haven’t been busy joining in any celebrations, but I was really touched by the national atmosphere — almost everywhere we went, there was a street [...]

how to make simple Chinese summer dish

13. Summer dish: ‘the big harvest’, vegetables dipped in soybean paste (V)

(Sorry to the dear friends who have subscribed the blog, I know the email does not contain the whole content, rather, you have to click and come the site to view the post. The setting I set is for emailing the full content, but it seems that it is not working as expected. I know [...]

How to make sorghum rice with Chinese recipe

130. Summer rice recipe: sorghum rice

高粱米饭   I am definitely a ‘worrier’ — a typical, you know, ‘that kind of ‘ person, who thinks too much and worries about things that one should never need to worry about. Although I have been trying to keep it under control, it does come as ‘waves’, sometimes it comes stronger and lasts longer, [...]

How to make Chinese salad with lily mushroom

129.Chinese salad (Liang cai) with boiled golden (lily) mushroom

There is a children song in China, we all had sung when we were little. It goes like this (in English), ‘looking for a friend, looking for a friend, find a good friend, salute, shake hand…’ We would hold hands make it a circle, and sing this song. One person would start the game by [...]

how to cook tofu recipe at home

128. Chinese tofu cooked with crab meat

蟹黄豆腐 Many many congratulations to our dearest friend Birte and her (now) hubby!! — Yes, it was a wedding, and a beautiful bride! Unfortunately, we could not make it, but wish them all the love and happiness from the bottom of our heart. —– Somehow, I have never believed in ‘weddings’, never had that fairy [...]

how to stir fry beef mince with celery with simple Chinese recipe

127. A simple healthy Chinese recipe: stir fried beef mince with celery

Well, you know, what I really want to have, some recipes can keep me really cheerful, despite the terrible weather, despite the unluckiness in fate, despite what other people say, despite how many times I fail myself … Or some recipes just keep me being myself, never over-joyed because of achievement, never need to demand [...]

what tea is good for having Chinese meal

What drink to go with Chinese meal?

  I grew up, like many Chinese people, in a ‘tea’ environment. My parents, grandparents, my relatives are all tea drinkers. In the morning, the first thing they would do is to make a pot of tea, they call it ‘grab a tea-cup’,  then start the day. But they normally like red tea, as red [...]

how to make Chinese spicy beef recipe

126. Chinese boiled beef in (spicy) sauce

水煮牛肉 Our corridor is filled up with ‘moving in’ noise. After our dearest friend Mag moved back to France, her flat was empty for a couple of weeks, then since yesterday, the new neighbors have started moving in. The flat still stays the same, but the people are different now…Talking about changes — no, I [...]

The healthy benefits and recipes of Chinese jujube dates

Healthy ingredient: (dried) jujube date

  Having said that I haven’t been really into eating lately, I am actually a little worried if the ‘little little life’ is having enough nutrients, although he has been bouncing around in me energetically. Probably it is him who is not really into eating. Ha… — But, how can that be? As we both [...]

How to make bean jelly salad with simple Chinese recipe

125. Summer dish: Bean jellies salad (V)

凉粉   The weather has been so bad over here in the past … 2 weeks? — At least. … I know if you are reading here, you must be laughing at me, and saying that I turned to be English — talking about weather all the time. But the dark, heavy, low clouds have [...]

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