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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

how to make courgette salad at home

73. Chinese Courgette salad recipe

  Chinese courgette salad Verona I think it was only since I came to Europe that I learned how to appreciate history — the history written on the surfaces of ancient roads, hundreds years old buildings, and thousands years old, yet still functioning theaters… It is true China has over five thousands years history, but [...]

how to make Chinese bean sprouts salad Chinese recipe

59. Chinese bean sprouts salad (liang cai)

  Bean Sprout Salad Waved good-bye to the mediterranean sun and heat, we quickly dived into another kind of summer… Grandpa called last night, asked, ‘it has been the hottest two days since you left, how about there?’ I told him it has been a bit cold for summer days in Oxford, he laughed, ‘how [...]

52. Chinese salad (liang cai): seaweed with garlic

52. Chinese salad (liang cai): seaweed with garlic

凉拌海带 How spoilt I am here in Spain by the seaside! And I am totally following Spanish eating habits and lifestyle — get up in the morning, having light breakfast, then go down to swim in the sea; come back for lunch, my mother-in-law already prepared some typical Spanish rice or soup dish, which have [...]

How to make Chinese radish salad

44. Chinese radish salad

  I know, I know.. :)) I have been talking about the weather all the time. Many years ago, I was learning English culture when I was still in China, it said in the book that one of the most common topics in England was the weather. I never really took it seriously, until one [...]

simple Chinese recipe tofu salad

37. Chinese spring onion and tofu salad

It actually should be called super quick fix, it is a liang cai dish, no need to fry, stir fry… nothing. :) —————– Paris has been so beautiful, but we have not been very lucky with the weather, only on our way back, the sun started shining out, and the weather got warmer, like the [...]

How to make Chinese dried bean curd recipe

34. Chinese dried bean curd salad (liang cai)

  拌干豆腐丝 According to the forecast, the weather in Oxford could reach today 22 degrees!! I am so looking forward, cannot wait to be in the sun. I am Leo, without sun, I don’t function. :)) So today’s dish is a salad- perfect for this weather. :)) Chinese dried beancurd Dried bean curd sheet is [...]

how to make pickled aubergine salad Chinese recipe

26. Chinese pickled aubergine salad

  Chinese aubergine salad 腌蒜茄子/凉拌茄子 It is not much of a recipe for a ‘Holiday dining table’ :)), but, it is a really nice side dish if you are having Chinese dinner. Pickled vegetables in Northern China Pickled vegetables are very common side dishes in North China, especially in winter in old days when there [...]

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