Tag: One Pot Meals

Fish Head Curry – Easy, Delicious, Make-from-Scratch Recipe!

This delicious fish head (or fish fillet) curry is soooo good, you’ll be left wanting more! Here’s an easy, make-from-scratch recipe that makes a hearty, one-pot fish meal, richly flavoured with a tangy curry spice paste, coconut milk, tamarind juice, and fresh vegetables. Seriously. Too. Good. It’s great to be […]

Fragrant Yam Rice – Easy Rice Cooker Method

Fluffy, fragrant, flavourful, healthy and nutritious Chinese-style yam rice makes the perfect one-dish meal and is a delicious staple to accompany your favourite mains and sides. Rice is such a staple in Chinese and Asian cuisines in general, it’s no surprise that there are infinite ways to enjoy this humble […]

Watercress & Honey Dates with Pork Ribs Soup

A classic Chinese soup, watercress and honey dates with pork ribs soup, is a mildly sweet, yet savoury, flavourful, full-bodied and nutritious soup that’s generously packed with tender, meaty pork ribs and ladles full of softened, crunchy watercress. I’m updating this post on a classic Chinese soup, watercress and honey dates […]

Three Cup Chicken – Tasty Treasure of Taiwan

A uniquely Taiwanese dish of chicken pieces stir-fried with ginger, garlic, spring onions and dried chillies, and braised in soy sauce, Chinese wine and sesame oil until wonderfully caramelised. Hello! I’m breathing new life into an old post. Three cup chicken (san bei ji) was one of my earliest posts when […]

Pork Congee with Braised Peanuts & Dried Scallops

A Cantonese style, deliciously wholesome, hearty and nutritious congee with pork meat balls and braised peanut, infused with the sweet flavours of dried scallops and shallot oil. Sometimes, we just need a lot of love … in a bowl of congee. It’s something I always fall back to when I’ve […]

Classic 4-Cheese Beef Lasagna

This is a traditional, hearty beef lasagna baked with four types of cheese – mozzarella, cottage, ricotta and parmesan, and is a gloriously thick, chunky and cheesy mess of meaty tomato bolognese sauce and pasta. I have to say that I do not always make a pretty looking lasagna. Not even […]

Chinese Style Beef Fried Rice

 Why not cook and enjoy your fried rice dish exactly the way you and your family love it? This is a quick and simple beef fried rice recipe for when you’re in need of a quick, delicious one-dish meal. We’re having simple food this week – nothing that takes too […]

Sweet and Sour Pork

This Chinese popular dish of sweet and sour pork is a keeper! Twice-fried, batter-coated pork ensures crispy pork nuggets, and this zesty, tangy, sweet and sour sauce made from scratch tastes just like those served at  restaurants and is one of the best you’ll ever make! No other dish has […]

Pork with Coloured Peppers

Easy and quick stir-fried pork with peppers recipe, Chinese style! The pork is fried twice to remove excess moisture, giving it a tender, yet chewy texture. Stir-fried pork with peppers is an absolutely flavourful stir-fry that goes well with plain, steamed jasmine rice. It is one of my family favourites and really […]

Winter Melon Soup with Bean Curd & Chinese Mushroom

Nourish your body with a nutritious and healthy winter melon soup. This easy to prepare Chinese soup combines winter melon with tofu, Chinese mushrooms, and bean curd sticks. Every once in a while, I like to try variations of popular soup ingredients, as great flavours and textures can evolve from […]