Pasta Carbonara Recipe with Bacon

I’m always looking for easy and satisfying dishes and this one fits the bill. If you never had this before, let me paint you a picture. Imagine a soft spaghetti noodles in a creamy egg sauce with bites of crunchy bits of bacon folded in between every bite. And let me tell you one moreContinue reading “Pasta Carbonara Recipe with Bacon”

Best Baked Pork Chop Rice Hong Kong (焗豬扒飯)

Picture this. I am 12 years old,  getting ready to eat lunch at school. Some of my friends have pizza or lunchables or most of the time, a sandwich. But me? Nope, I had a box of baked pork chop over rice. Delicious tender pork chop in sweet and savory red sauce over a bedContinue reading “Best Baked Pork Chop Rice Hong Kong (焗豬扒飯)”

Shanghai Scallion Oil Noodles

Shanghai scallion oil noodles. So simple, but so delicious. Whenever I’m in a bind and not sure of what to eat, scallion noodles are always my go-to. It’s comforting, it’s delicious, and it’s quick and easy to make. While this dish is simple, yes, nothing about it is ordinary. When it’s made right, the fragranceContinue reading “Shanghai Scallion Oil Noodles”

Shanghai Breakfast Rice Roll (Ci Fan)

Ci Fan or “粢饭” is a Chinese breakfast burrito in a sense. In Asia, this is a grab-and-go easy breakfast dish that is both hearty and filling. The “sticky” rice is a sweet glutinous rice, and the stuffings are interchangeable. But the most common fillings are a nice crispy Chinese doughnut with pork floss stuffedContinue reading “Shanghai Breakfast Rice Roll (Ci Fan)”

Easy Dan Dan Noodles

What are dan dan noodles “擔擔麵”? Imagine to yourself, chewy noodles submerged in sauce and topped with delicious ground pork and fragrant sesame paste and spicy sauce. This intense flavor of nutty and spicy is a combination that makes the noodles unlike anything you’ve ever tasted. Every bite is deliciously slurp-worthy. Trust me when IContinue reading “Easy Dan Dan Noodles”

Chinese Spaghetti Bolognese

Chinese spaghetti bolognese (焗肉酱意粉), Well it’s not an Asian dish but this dish is seen all over hong kong cafes “ cha chaan tengs” all over the world.  What are Hong Kong Cafes? Hong kong cafes otherwise known as cha chaan tengs are a type of fast casual restaurant in Hong Kong that serves aContinue reading “Chinese Spaghetti Bolognese”

Hong Kong Breakfast Macaroni

Thinking about what to make for breakfast can be tough. There are so many breakfast options you can make and the little humans can be so picky! But in my house, the clear breakfast favorite has always been easy macaroni soup. It’s comforting, quick, and easy, and the perfect soupy dish for a cold day.Continue reading “Hong Kong Breakfast Macaroni”

Chicken Lo Mein

Chicken lo mein 鸡撈麵 is one of the easiest Chinese dishes you can make at home. You really can’t mess it up. I always used to make this dish in high school when I didn’t know how to cook, but I wanted a taste of some Asian noodles. You can adjust the sauce to yourContinue reading “Chicken Lo Mein”

Chinese Pickled Cabbage Pork Noodle Broth Recipe

When you have a hangover or feeling a bit under the weather, do you ever just want a steam bowl of brothy noodle soup? Yes? Me too. All the time! Well, if you can’t venture out to get noodle soup, I’m telling you can always make it at home yourself with this super simple andContinue reading “Chinese Pickled Cabbage Pork Noodle Broth Recipe”

Hong Kong Claypot Rice (臘味煲仔飯)

When winter rolls around, the first thing that comes to mind is 煲仔飯 or Chinese claypot rice. Before there was the instant pot, there was claypot: the original one-pot meal. With claypot rice 臘味煲仔飯 you have everything you need for a delicious and satisfying meal: protein, vegetables, and rice! Claypot rice is the perfect mealContinue reading “Hong Kong Claypot Rice (臘味煲仔飯)”