Tag Archive: cooking

Sweet and Sour Braised Pork Belly and Spare Ribs

Earlier this year, my aunt taught me this simple sweet and sour sauce, all it is is 1 wine : 2 soy sauce : 3 vinegar : 4 sugar : 5 water.  What I love… Continue reading

Simple Summer Pasta with Pan-seared Chicken

Tomatoes, garlic, and basil are a trio made in heaven, I love how the slight tartness of the tomatoes goes so well with spiciness of garlic and fragrance of basil leaves.  These three… Continue reading

How to Make Fresh Pasta

We spent this summer indulging in the fresh summer vegetables and fruits of Vancouver- peas, beets, garlic, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, and cherries.  We also went to locals farms to pick blueberries, strawberries, cherries, apples, and plums!… Continue reading

Classic Chinese Dessert: Ginger Milk Pudding 姜汁撞奶

Hello folks!  It has been so long since I have posted a new recipe, we’ve been super busy lately but I am now back! This time I wanted to share with you another… Continue reading

Crispy Bacon Encrusted Pancakes Drizzled with Maple Syrup

Who has never craved for a Sausage McGriddle?  Yeah right, stop lying to yourself.  Let’s face it, McD’s makes some seriously good breakfast.  Sadly, we can’t eat it all the time (have you… Continue reading

Linguine Alle Vongole with a Slight Japanese Twist

Cooking clams used to scare me because, well, they’re in a shell and I can’t see what I’m cooking!  But after I made this for the first time, I was instantly hooked to… Continue reading

My Dad’s Almond Tea Dessert 杏仁露

My parents love cooking up a feast and hosting parties at home.  If you know my dad, you may remember his famous roast beef- 6 pounds of rib eye slathered with salt/pepper/mustard and… Continue reading

Easy English Trifle with Fresh Summer Berries and Almonds

This is a dessert that I love making every time I am back in Vancouver because it is so simple, pretty, and delicious.  The berries are colourful and tart, the bananas give a… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: Matcha Green Tea and White Chocolate Molten Lava Cake 抹茶心太軟

As this year’s Valentine’s very conveniently falls on a Friday, have you started planning what to do for your loved ones yet?  Even though you may still be recovering from the recent string… Continue reading

Thai Style Spicy Basil Fried Minced Beef (Phat Kaphrao)

During our recent trip to Phuket, I got really inspired to bring the local ingredients and flavours back home.  As I have mentioned, Thai food is all about using colourful fresh spices and… Continue reading