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bakery/Northeast ‘Dimsim’

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87. Chinese bread / dim sim recipe: Steamed Creamy Custard Bun

87. Chinese bread / dim sim recipe: Steamed Creamy Custard Bun

奶黄包 This is NOT a northeastern Chinese recipe. :) A friend of mine asked for this recipe a while back, but, well, firstly, I am lazy to try new things, and I wouldn’t put anything here if did not try to make it and take the actual pictures. Secondly, I have never been a good [...]

How to make Chinese dried bean curd wrap

83. Fried bean curd sheet wraps with vegetable fillings (V)

Chinese bean curd wraps This is not a recipe from North East China, :)) This recipe comes totally from my ‘passion’ towards eating – try to make anything that I can eat. Ha.. The original recipe comes from Cantonese dim sim; the ones in Cantonese restaurants in England are often wrapped with duck mince and [...]

Chinese culture and food mid autumn day

Culture note: Typical Mid Autumn Day food — Moon Cake

(Image source:http://www.lecaitt.com.cn/tuangou/detail_82287/) If there is one single thing you definitely must eat in Mid Autumn Day, that would be Chinese Moon Cake. A mid autumn day celebration without moon cake is not such. Chinese Moon Cake Moon cake in Chinese is called “Yue bing” (Yue as moon, bing – I have mentioned a few times [...]

65. Bao zi: A Chinese steamed bread with fillings (part III)

Chinese baozi This morning when I opened window, a fresh but a bit chilly air blowed in, that was autumn air, autumn refreshing wind, suddenly felt like my ‘summer laziness’ gone, and the fresh autumn just gave me a new start. I took a deep breathe. Autumn is beautiful. Just when I enjoyed coolness and [...]

65.Bao zi: A Chinese steamed bread with fillings (part II)

  Chinese baozi in steamer The sun broke through in the afternoon, it was so bright, I suddenly felt that I had to go out – being in the sun, after all I have been missing it for a few days. So I found myself a little excuse – need to buy my mum a [...]

How to cook Chinese bao zi steamed bread with filling

65.Bao zi: A Chinese steamed bread with fillings (part I)

Chinese baozi Time is so fast, the weekend has just past, and also we are already in September. Where is the time gone? Probably I should give up the hope that summer might come around again, instead, hope for a lovely autumn. But now, it is the best time in Northeast China in terms of [...]

39. Chinese flat bread (fa mian bing)

39. Chinese flat bread (fa mian bing)

发面饼 Chinese bread varieties Traditional ‘Chinese bread’ comes across very differently to typical Western bread. What is called in English Chinese bread can actually be two different things: one is steamed bread with raising flour; the other one is light fried bread with plain flour or raising flour. And these two types can also be [...]

How to make simple Chinese egg pancake at home (savory)

22. Chinese egg made flat bread (Ji Dan Bing)

  Chinese egg pancake 鸡蛋饼 Every time mentioning or cooking ‘Jidan bing’ always, always makes me think of my deeply be loved auntie. And that day a few years ago, when I was very sick and sad lying in bed, didn’t want to eat anything, after rejecting all the food she suggested, she went back [...]

21. Chinese Garlic chives and prawn Pastry (part 2)

  Chinese Jiu Cai He zi Ok, keep on making ‘Hezi’. (Continued from Chinese recipe: 21. Garlic chives and prawn Northeast Pastry I ) Making the pastry for Jiucai Hezi As mentioned before, the dough is exactly same as dumplings’. Here, we start by making the pastry sheet. The difference between the pastry sheet of [...]

How to make Chinese bakery with garlic chives

21. Chinese Garlic chives and prawn Pastry (part 1)

Chinese garlic chives pastry —  JiuCai He Zi (韭菜合子) If you have read my post ‘Dumpling introduction’, you probably already know that there is another type of  pastry my mum would cook for our family’s Chinese New Year Eve — here it is “He zi”. Again, I am not sure if this kind of pastry [...]

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