Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Braised Pork Belly with Dark Soy sauce

1 lb pork belly
4 eggs - boiled and peeled
1 packet medium soft tofu - sliced into large cubes

Pumpkin with Prawns in Spicy Fermented Bean Sauce

1/4 of a pumpkin - cut into large cubes
12 prawns - peeled
1 tbsp chopped garlic
1 tsp sesame oil 
salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 cup water

Burger with Guacamole

1 burger bun
1 pan fried egg
sliced tomato
pan fried bacon slices
spoonfuls of guacamole

Toast bun.  Place all other ingredients onto the bun and enjoy.

Beggar's Chicken (叫化鸡)

1 cornish chicken
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper

Monday, October 12, 2015

Pan Fried Yellow Croaker (干煎小黄鱼)

4 pieces of frozen yellow croaker (already salted)
dash of white pepper powder
1 tbsp flour
1 tbsp vegetable oil

Paper Wrapped Chicken (纸包鸡)

6 chicken drumsticks (deboned)
1 tbsp shaoxing wine
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tsp dark soy sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce 
1 tbsp  ginger juice
1 tsp sesame oil
pinch of 5-spice powder
1 tsp minced garlic
salt and white pepper to taste
some cornstarch
oil for deep frying 

Things required
greaseproof paper (cut to required pieces for wrapping each piece)

Sunday, October 11, 2015


1 large ripe avocado
3/4 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp diced onion
2 tbsp diced tomato
salt and black pepper to taste 

  1. Wash avocado.  Cut into half.  Remove pit and scoop the flesh into a bowl.
  2. Add lemon juice and toss to mix well.
  3. Add diced onion, tomato, salt and black pepper.
  4. Combine to mix well.
  5. Ready to eat with chips or add to sandwich.

Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Soup

recipe adapted from here
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2  sliced onion
1 cup chopped leeks (white parts only, from 2 leeks)
a little salt 
1/2 head cauliflower, chopped
3 cups vegetable broth
handful of unsalted cashews or blanched silvered raw almonds, soaked
sea salt to taste
chopped parsley or chives for garnishing 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Pan Fried Scallop with Kale

1 bunch of organic kale
1 packet frozen scallops
salt and black pepper to taste
1 tbsp olive oil