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how to make Chinese sweet amber walnuts snack

121. Chinese snack: amber walnuts

琥珀核桃仁   In the morning, when I step out of the hotel, the air is so fresh, mixed with a slightly chili breeze, but the sun is super bright, I have to put on my sun glasses; the streets are busy, people and cars are knitting an interweaved web — the whole city is awake [...]

Another way to cook flat bread

120. Stir fried Chinese flat bread with mixed vegetables (V)

I am so sorry, I didn’t realize that it has been almost two weeks now since I posted last time. Again, ‘laziness’ — would you accept? :)) Another excuse is I have been busy with migrating the blog to the new hosting space. — So what do you think about the new ‘look’? It is [...]

Tofu recipe stir fried with rice

117. A rice recipe: Chinese Tofu fried rice (Vegan)

  Sorry for not posting lately. Saying I have been a bit busy and lazy is a good excuse? Ha… well, apparently, there is a problem with google, where this blog is hosted, so I got a bit discouraged. Sorry… And now we are trying to come up with our solution to sort out the [...]

How to stir fry broccoli with purple onion

119. Simple and healthy recipe: Chinese stir fried red onion with broccoli (V)

This is a recipe from my dad — he has been very supportive, since I started writing this blog. This is a beautiful and healthy dish, simply stir fried red onion with broccoli. My dad has always been very conscious with ‘healthy food’, ha… probably you already heard me talking about this a few times. [...]

How to make Chinese style beef jerky at home

118. Chinese snack: dried beef (Chinese style beef jerky)

Rarely stay in London late, and this time, we stayed in a quite central area, so we had chance to experience the late night London. Oh, gosh, how long I haven’t felt this — noise, crowd, flashing colourful lights… After dinner, we decided to go for a walk — well, you cannot resist it anyway, [...]

How to stir fry bok choy with sausage at home

116. Chinese stir fried bok choy with (vegetarian) sausage (V)

Sorry, this recipe should have been posted yesterday, but yesterday I … :)) Yesterday, the weather was surprisingly good in Oxford. In the afternoon, the sun was shining. I could feel the mild wind blowing in my face, and when I passed by a building with a nice beautiful front garden, the smell of jasmine [...]

Chinese Valentine's day meal idea

Simple meal idea for Valentine’s day

      I normally like to cook Valentine’s day dinner at home, it is simply because the restaurants are all very crowded, difficult to book a seat, and also at home, you can chat over the ‘romantic’ table for as long as you want. :)) Well, then the task is to make the meal [...]

Chinese egg pancake recipe

115. Chinese Overlapped egg pancakes

Yesterday, when I was browsing online, by a chance, I came across an article about Chinese food in the ‘Independent’, which, to be honest, was rather disappointing. Well, I mean, Chinese cuisine is very difficult to describe in a few words, or even in a short article. There are huge regional and ethnic differences, not [...]

How to make northeast Chinese hot and sour clear soup

114. Hot and sour soup — Northeast Chinese style (V)

  … Eventually the long Chinese new year celebration is finished. I bet everyone in China is taking a break from all the cooking, eating, visiting, shopping… And the ashes from fireworks are being cleaned up — I always find it bit sad when I see this, just like I don’t really like gatherings, because [...]

Chinese festival food rice balls with fillings

Culture Note: Chinese lantern festival (/Yuan Xiao festival) and the festival food

> 元宵节                                  Today is the last day of Chinese new year celebration, if you haven’t wished ‘happy new year’ yet, do it now. After today, we are in 2012 everyday’s life. :)) Today is 15th of January in Chinese [...]

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