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Steamed eggplant with garlic sauce

Steamed eggplant is the simplest and healthiest among all the eggplant recipes.  I have posted a few eggplant recipes, which are either stir-fried or deep-fried. They are delicious, but if you prefer a lighter and healthier twist, this Chinese steamed eggplant recipe with garlic sauce 蒜蓉蒸茄子 will tantalize your taste buds with its tender texture …

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Roast pork recipe(烧肉/ siew yoke)

Roast pork belly is the classic Cantonese recipe that will satisfy even the most critical connoisseur. Chinese roast pork is famous for its crackling skin and aromatic meat. Chinese roast pork belly is so popular in Asia that chefs specialize in roasting pork in restaurants. However, it is already a daunting task to roast pork …

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Pork knuckle 橫財就手 – to celebrate Chinese New Year

Braised pork knuckle with fat choy, dried mushrooms, and dried oysters is an auspicious Chinese New Year dish for the Cantonese. The name in Cantonese is 橫財就手, has a symbolic meaning of ‘a windfall of good fortune’. In just a few days, families worldwide will gather and celebrate the new year with a lavish feast, …

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Chinese hot pot – How to make it (a detailed guide)

What is hot pot? Chinese hot pot is a popular cooking style that involves everyone cooking their food in a shared pot of broth.  Hot pot is more of an experience than a dish itself. It encapsulates the Chinese’s communal dining ethos when close friends and family members eat together during a slow and interactive …

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Chinese dumplings – How to make it from scratch

Eating Chinese dumplings is a delightful experience. The juice flowing from the filling flows immediately to every corner of your mouth, waking up all the taste buds and sending a euphoric feeling through your senses. That’s pure food-love, and you know that one bowl of these delicate dumplings will never be enough!  Making Chinese dumplings …

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