Egg Sandwich Recipe Breakfast

In Hong Kong, the perfect breakfast is a soft ham and egg sandwich (火腿蛋三明治) paired with a creamy macaroni soup and a piping hot milk tea. That is a heavenly combination, and if you’ve ever been to Hong Kong my favorite place to go to is Australia dairy company for their perfect soft bread andContinue reading “Egg Sandwich Recipe Breakfast”

Top 5 Chinese New Year Recipes

Chinese new year celebrates the start of the new year under the lunarsolar Chinese calendar. Each dish and food you eat over the Chinese holiday is suppose to be symbolize a blessing for the upcoming year. The many traditions varies by regions, but for the most part the whole family gathers over Chinese new yearContinue reading “Top 5 Chinese New Year Recipes”

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)”

Turkey Congee Recipe

After indulging on Thanksgiving turkey and all its deliciousness, you would think that would be the end of such a nice meal. I’m telling you it doesn’t have to be over. A perfect light way of enjoying post thanksgiving turkey is a simple and light Turkey Congee. In Chinese households, we love using the leftoverContinue reading “Turkey Congee Recipe”

Bone Marrow Fried Rice

Few years ago, when bone marrow was the new “it” food item, it was everywhere. I just remember how much my dad and my sister use to love eating the bone marrow used for boiling soup. That soft, silky texture of bone marrow tastes rich but after being boiled in soup, the only remnants areContinue reading “Bone Marrow Fried Rice”

Pork Dumplings

Pork dumplings is a easy Chinese recipe that is comforting, easy to make, and versatile. Winter is just around the corner and I can already imagine myself deep in hibernation mode – snuggling up with the kiddies while watching a movie and too lazy to go out to buy food. That’s why I usually prepareContinue reading “Pork Dumplings”

Mooncake Festival 中秋節

Gazing in amazement of the full moon, laughing during family dinner, playing with lanterns, and eating yummy mooncakes; that’s how we celebrate the Mooncake festival at my house every year. When my family owned a bakery, we used to make and sell fresh mooncakes every year, around September. Some of my most poignant childhood memoriesContinue reading “Mooncake Festival 中秋節”

Red Date Tea

History of Red Date Tea During Chinese tea ceremonies, a Chinese wedding tradition in which the soon-to-be-married couple serves tea to their elders, there is a customary saying called, “早生贵子,” in which the elders gives well wishes for the couple to, “soon give birth to precious children.” Red date tea 红枣水 symbolizes two things: (1)Continue reading “Red Date Tea”

Postpartum Care 坐月

Chinese Culture Postpartum Care In Chinese culture, postpartum care is one of the most important aspects of pregnancy, because it can affect your body and health for the rest of your life. As dramatic as that sounds, in Chinese culture, 坐月 or “sitting month” refers to the first month after birth, which is a particularlyContinue reading “Postpartum Care 坐月”

Braised Oxtail Stew

When I make dinner for my husband – no matter how fancy the dish looks or how many hours I’ve worked in the kitchen – he always asks me the same question: sauce? So much so, that now my son Connor says now too! Without a doubt, both of my boys love saucy dishes andContinue reading “Braised Oxtail Stew”