// archives


This tag is associated with 14 posts
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 cook potato slices with Chinese recipe

136. Simple stir fried potato slices (V)

Where has the time gone? — We are having another summer solstice already! But a beautiful day — the longest day of the year. Hope you enjoyed it, unfortunately I have been suffering really bad hay fever, could not be outside to see the sun dropping at the latest moment.  But you know what? I [...]

how to make simple Chinese summer dish

13. Summer dish: ‘the big harvest’, vegetables dipped in soybean paste (V)

(Sorry to the dear friends who have subscribed the blog, I know the email does not contain the whole content, rather, you have to click and come the site to view the post. The setting I set is for emailing the full content, but it seems that it is not working as expected. I know [...]

Chinese thin bread for having fillings

Culture Note: Spring Day in China and spring flatbread recipe

  立春 和 春饼的做法 Spring Day is one of the twenty-four “solar terms” in Chinese tradition. It is called ‘Li Chun’, ‘Li’ (4) in traditional Chinese terms means ‘begin’, ‘Chun’ here refers to Spring. It means from this day onwards, the spring is beginning. It is normally on the 4th February each year. Sorry, this [...]

How to stir fry shredded-potato at home with simple Chinese recipe

113. Stir-fried shredded potato (V)

As I said yesterday, tomorrow will be Spring Day in Chinese calendar — it means that spring is coming eventually, and hope that this coldness is so over! — How good! :)) As a celebration for the upcoming spring, in China, we normally have special food —- spring pancake. It is just a very very [...]

how to cook beef with aubergine stew Chinese recipe

100. A typical Northeast Chinese dish: “mess stew” with beef, tomato, aubergine and potato

  As I was writing this post,  I realized that this my 100th recipe. :) I remember when I started writing, I was very worried if I was going to run out of recipes very shortly, but, hey, this is the number 100 now. :)) So thanks for my friends’ and family’s encouragement, and hope [...]

How to make aubergine potato with Chinese recipe

72. Chinese Steamed aubergine and potato mixed with soybean paste (V)

Chinese steamed aubergine with potato and soybean paste 酱拌茄子、土豆 What a surprise — summer came back for one more week, just when I already accepted that autumn is starting!! We thought we were coming to Italy for an extended summer, :)) but could not predict that Oxford would become so warm in the end of [...]

how to cook beef with Chinese recipe

68. Chinese Braised / stewed / red-cooked beef with potato and carrot (part II)

Chinese braised beef 红烧牛肉 (Continues from yesterday) As I mentioned yesterday, there are many slightly different ‘hongshao’ recipes, this is only just one of them. The taste is really good, unexpectedly good, even for somebody like me – never a big fan of meat. Hope you like it too. :)) Ingredients: Beef. (I used 350g). [...]

how to cook shredded potato with simple Chinese recipe

46. Chinese stir-fried shredded potato with green pepper

I just like this time of the day in Spain – early afternoon, everywhere is quiet, not many people in the streets, all the shops are closed for lunch, followed by siesta. After a few streets, you can see some people eating in the small bars. The view in my sight is the leaves ‘dancing’ [...]

Potato in Chinese cuisine

Potato in Chinese cuisine

  I know I haven’t written here many potato recipes, but, trust me, there are a lot, a lot of Chinese dishes with potato — it is a very common ingredient in Northern Chinese cuisine . Sometimes when I am cooking, I have to make an effort to avoide using potato in the dishes, otherwise [...]

Slider by webdesign