Tag: Stir-Fried

Stir-fried Hairy Gourd with Mung Bean Vermicelli

May has been an awfully, awfully quiet month for me on the blog front – hubby and I have been travelling frequently, and just as we start to settle down into a pattern that remotely resembles a routine, we find ourselves packing for yet another road trip.  It’s been a […]

Chinese-Style Fried Bitter Gourd Omelette

Bitter gourd omelettes are comfort meals that a lot of us grew up on. In this traditional Chinese favourite, soft and crunchy bitter gourd slices are nestled in a tender and fluffy omelette that’s lightly flavoured with pinches of everyday spices like salt and white pepper, and dashes of flavourful Asian […]

Flash-fried Pea Shoots (Dòu Miáo 豆苗) with Garlic

I found love for green veggies like no other when I was introduced to pea shoots, or dòu miáo (豆苗) in Chinese, soon after settling down in Singapore, some twenty-odd years ago. It’s an eternal love affair, as time has shown, for I never tire of this delicate, nourishing and […]

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts with Salted Fish

A quick and easy, classic Chinese vegetable dish of stir-fried bean sprouts with salted fish, coloured capsicums (bell peppers), chillies, spring onions, and subtly flavoured with a dash of Chinese wine, chicken seasoning, salt and pepper. Hello, folks! Sorry to not have posted in almost 3 weeks. I hadn’t expected […]

Stir-fried Kailan with Garlic & Oyster Sauce

A quick and easy stir-fry recipe for kailan (Chinese broccoli or Chinese kale) in garlic-infused oyster sauce. Easily adapted for your favourite Chinese greens. I’ve pinned down a really good stir-fry sauce to accompany my favourite Chinese greens. It’s taken quite a bit of tweaking, and at this point, I’d […]

Stir-fried Brinjal with Garlic & Dried Shrimp

A traditional Chinese recipe where the brinjal is first softened and browned until golden by a quick deep-fry, then stir-fried together with minced garlic and dried shrimp, and flavoured tastefully with a dark soy sauce and seasoning blend. I simply cannot get enough of this beautiful, deep-coloured vegetable. Call it […]

Cantonese Stir-fried Bitter Gourd Omelette

An easy Cantonese stir-fry recipe for bitter gourd with lightly scrambled eggs seasoned lightly with salt and pepper,. This  classic vegetable dish makes a light and refreshing side to accompany your mains at any Chinese meal. Growing up, I seemed to be one of those kids who couldn’t eat their […]

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 […]

Stir-fried Nai Bai with Garlic

A quick and easy recipe for stir-fried nai bai with garlic. This recipe allows for the natural mild sweetness of the vegetables to come through, with just a dash of seasonings to flavour. Have your daily dose of healthy greens stir-fried in a flash! For most stir-fries, having a vegetable […]

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 […]

Chinese Spring Onion Pancakes

An easy-to-follow step-by-step pictorial on how to make Chinese spring onion pancakes, the authentic way as taught to me by a Beijing resident. These crispy, flaky pancakes are delicious eaten on its own, or as an accompaniment to your favourite saucy dishes. In China, spring onion pancakes are served up […]