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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 [...]

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  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 [...]

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 [...]

Cooking Note: Making ground Sichuan peppercorn

                                image source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sichuan_pepper      image source:http://www.zgghmh.com/product/317929.html   You probably have noticed that in many recipes I shared here, I use ground Sichuan peppercorn, instead of the whole Sichuan peppercorn, especially in stir-fried dishes. But I have had quite a few [...]

Commom ingredient: Garlic bolt

> Chinese garlic bolt Image source: http://www.hometownseeds.com/herb-seeds-c-3?zenid=f80c01c47632e02eaacc3043380cf391 Garlic bolt is a very common ingredients in Chinese cuisine. But because it is mostly suitable for simple stir-fried dishes, it is not usually served in big or fancy restaurants. It is also not easy to find here in UK supermarkets. In most Chinese supermarkets, however, you can [...]

104. Fried fish ball with Chinese leaves salad

104. Fried fish ball with Chinese leaves salad

  Fried fish balls with Chinese leaves I still cannot believe that we are in the ‘new’ year already! A few years ago, then I was still struggling with my PhD, probably it was my first or second year, once I was talking to my supervisor, I could not remember why we started talking about [...]

103. A special Chinese egg recipe: cooking egg with beef soup

103. A special Chinese egg recipe: cooking egg with beef soup

  Chinese egg and beef soup Happy new year!!! O, I am so sorry for not posting often recently, it seems I have been enjoying too much the paellas that my mother-in-law makes, and in my head it is all about the delicious Spanish food right now, I totally forgot about cooking Chinese. But if [...]


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102. Cooking homemade tofu

102. Cooking homemade tofu

  Ok, yesterday, after the whole process of making soya milk, and after drinking homemade soya milk and cleaning up, did you notice there is something left there? — I call it ‘left over’ crushed soya beans. I hope you haven’t thrown it away yet, as it is still useful — we are not wasting [...]

Making soya milk at home

Making soya milk at home

  Soya milk and you tiao These few days, we have been talking about calcium intake.  I am not a big fan of any dairy products, which is a great source of calcium; apart from seafood and green vegetables, my main source of calcium, I think it has got to be — my favorite soy [...]

101. Healthy recipe: Chinese lamb and radish soup

101. Healthy recipe: Chinese lamb and radish soup

  Chinese lamb and radish soup As I said yesterday, if you don’t want to make dumplings for winter solstice day, let’s make a healthy lamb soup. :)) It is another most popular dish for entering winter. According to the news,  these days, because of the winter solstice day in China, lamb has become a [...]

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