Monthly Archives: November 2016

General Tso’s Chicken – In search of the best recipe

You must have eaten or at least know about the famous  General Tso’s Chicken if you stay in America. In contrast, I do not even know it exists until lately even though I am a Chinese who live in Asia. It is a big surprise to me. I am dumbfounded that this popular  Chinese dish is…

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Teriyaki chicken

How to cook teriyaki chicken and fusion teriyaki cuisine

What is stir-fried beef, meat skewer, burger and pan-fried salmon in common with teriyaki chicken? The traditional Japanese will tell you that they are just food that is unrelated. However, food enthusiasts in the western countries may say otherwise. Because all these can be cooked the teriyaki way. The culinary globalization is so diverse that…

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Sweet and sour chicken

Sweet And Sour Chicken– Quick & Easy Chinese Recipe

Which takeout store serves the best Chinese sweet and sour chicken? You probably won’t find any store. This is because the best time to eat the sweet and sour chicken is when it is fresh from the wok immediately after deep frying. This moment is when the chicken is crispy, and chicken juice is oozing…

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Char Siu recipe

Char Siu recipe- How to make it as good as Chinese restaurant

Char Siu brings back many fond memories and pivotal moments in my life. My mom is a typical homemaker who prepared nearly every meal for me. When I was young, I had breakfast before going to school, brought along the lunch box with rice, stir-fried vegetables and pork chops. At home, we will have dinner…

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Chinese egg tarts

How to make Chinese Egg Tarts perfect for breakfast and tea

You must be familiar with the Hong Kong egg tarts (蛋挞) if you like Cantonese dim sum. Whilst the barbecue meat bun is the signature of the savory dim sum, the most lovable dessert will be none other than the Hong Kong egg tart. Hong Kong egg tarts are derived from the Portuguese pastel de…

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