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SESAME BALLS

SESAME BALLS

Sesame balls or known as Sesame seeds balls or in Chinese known as Jian dui 煎堆 . Jian means fried and dui …

Pressed rice cakes

PRESSED RICE CAKES

Pressed rice cakes is a popular street food in China. Street food has always been a big part of Chinese food culture …

PAN-FRIED CHIVES CAKE

PAN-FRIED CHIVES CAKE

I got hooked with this pan-fried chives cake when I was still in college many moons ago. In fact, I think I …

Spicy Garlic Shrimp

SPICY GARLIC SHRIMP

I know cooking shrimps in the shells is not for everyone. I personally find it “fun” that you gotta peel the shell …

Sweet Vinegar peanuts

SWEET VINEGAR PEANUTS

When I have a bowl or a can of peanuts with me, things can get a little out of hand. Most of …

Chinese Steamed meat balls

CHINESE STEAMED MEAT BALLS

Meat balls are very well-known across various culture. Chinese meatballs (specifically, a dish common in Shanghai cuisine) are most often made of …

Japanese Curry

JAPANESE CURRY

Curry is also a popular dish in Japan. Curry was introduced to Japan during the Meiji era (1869–1913) by the British, at …

Abalone Soup

ABALONE SOUP

Abalone or what we called Bao Yu in Chinese, is considered a delicacy in Asian cuisine. Similar to shark fin , abalone …

Lo Mai Gai/ Sticky Rice

LO MAI GAI

My mom made this for the 12th day celebration after giving birth to Fiorina. Most Chinese likes to consume this on a …

Szechuan Ma La Fish

SZECHUAN MA LA FISH

After a big long post about HOT STUFF COMING THROUGH, I am, too, inspired to make my own Ma La fish. It …

Yin Yang Vegetable Pockets

YIN YANG VEGETABLE POCKETS

I grew up watching Martin Yan’s show Yan Can Cook. I’ve adored him even before I was old enough to be in …

soba noodles

COLD SESAME SOBA NOODLES

I think I eat more noodles than rice on any given days I like cold noodles and cold sesame soba noodles is …

szechuan spicy chicken

SZECHUAN SPICY CHICKEN

I’m not sure if this makes any sense, but besides addicted to food, I’m also addicted to hot spicy foods at the …

bao

PLAY WITH YOUR BAO

This post concludes my adventure with making steamed buns/ bao. Yeah…I can see many signs of relief there haha! I think my …

crispy wontons

CRISPY WONTONS

I don’t normally make fried wontons a whole lot, actually I can count with my one hand, no more than 5 times …

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