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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, [...]

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, [...]

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 rice wrap

124. Chinese rice wrapped with lotus leaves

If I say that I have been so unlucky lately, my darling husband and brother will strongly object, as they would say, that is life, sometimes you are lucky, sometimes you would come cross problems, when you are lucky, you enjoy it; when you are not, you deal with the problems then get on with [...]

Chinese hot pot recipe

112. Chinese hot-pot! (part IV)

  :)) Promise this is going to be the last Chinese hot-pot post. But you see, we really eat a lot!! Ha… Here you go, it continues from yesterday. Vegetables: Well, vegetables here really just refers to those green leaves, because other vegetables might take longer time to cook, and simply boiling them probably cannot [...]

112. Chinese hot-pot (part III)

> —- What can you cook and eat in the hot-pot? It seems these posts about hot-pot are taking me quite a long time, just like actually eating it. :)) Here you go, another continued post, this time it is about what to ‘cook’ (or ‘rinse’/shuan) in the pot. In general, most kinds of meat, [...]

112. Chinese Hot-pot! (part II)

112. Chinese Hot-pot! (part II)

> — Making the soup base at home So the first 5 days of the Chinese new year celebration have officially finished. Now, until the15th of January in Chinese calendar, people’s greetings are changing from ‘Happy new year’ to ‘how was your new year?’ Or for some people still haven’t wished the ‘happy new year’ [...]

Having Chinese hot pot at home

112. Chinese hot-pot!! (part I)

> – A culture note as well as a recipe Chinese hot pot image source:http://www.tupian99.com/show-4-79-fd9e9e387fea0bb3.html Happy (black) dragon year on the 4th day!! The festival atmosphere seems calming down a bit already over here in Oxford, but back in China, it is still everywhere. My parents over there have been very busy with visiting relatives [...]

Chinese hot and spicy pot (Ma La Tang) II

Chinese hot and spicy pot (Ma La Tang) II

  Chinese Ma La Tang Continued from yesterday’s post… When this dish got popular in China, its recipe spread to different regions. It seems, however, that different areas have adopted it differently, probably according to their own local taste. Just like outside China, all the Chinese cuisine has been adapted differently to the taste of [...]

106. Hot and spicy pot (Vegetarian Ma la tang) I

106. Hot and spicy pot (Vegetarian Ma la tang) I

  Chinese Ma La Tang   After weeks of my mother-in-law’s amazing Spanish food, I started cooking myself again. You know what, I found myself panicking a bit, also with a little bit memory loss — I could not remember where the things are in our own kitchen. — How much I have been spoiled [...]

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