Stir-fried Bean Sprout with Salted Egg (Tauge Telor Asin)

I loveeee salted egg, it reminds me of home. Back then, when my mom didn’t cook or had no time to cook, I used to eat salted egg with rice. It’s simple and yummy. But since I lived in Germany, it’s now very common to eat this and can only be found at the Asian…

Wonton Soup

Sunday rainy day is the perfect weather for a nice Wonton soup. Wonton soup is typically eaten for breakfast in China, pairing with steamed dumplings and Youtiao (fried dough). It’s simple and light, also good dish for whoever is under the weather. Total Time: 1 hour Serving: 4 INGREDIENTS 200 g               Minced Pork (or mixed…

Chinese Congee/Porridge

When I was living in Beijing, I used to have Porridge/Congee for my weekend breakfast, usually I like to order the thousand-egg congee at the Chinese restaurant. I know that many of westerners are not used to this kind of dish, because in western countries porridge/congee is supposed to be sweet and made from oatmeal….

Chinese Tea Eggs 茶叶蛋 (using earl grey)

I used to eat these eggs when I lived in Beijing as my breakfast. I grabbed 2 eggs every morning on my way to work at the small shop close to the subway station. The smell of the eggs just make me sooo happy somehow, and I could smell it from far away. So while…

Chicken Lemon

Refreshing Chicken Lemon dish, perfect for spring time. It’s sour, sweet, crunchy, and satisfying. Enjoy cooking and hope you like it… 🙂 Total Time: 1 hour Serving: 4 INGREDIENTS 800 g               chicken breast (about 4 pieces), cut into 1-2 cm cube 1 ½ cup        …

Simple Stir-fried Cucumber-Egg

This dish is reminisced by my childhood memory. My mom used to cook this when I was little, because it’s super easy, healthy, and ready in no time. Total time: 15 minutes Serve: 2 INGREDIENTS 1                      Cucumber, peal the skin, cut in half, chop 1…

Steamed Fish in Soy Sauce & Ginger

One of many things I miss from China is to be able to have a nice fish dish that doesn’t cost a fortune. This is so easy to make and taste like a five stars Chinese Restaurant (maybe I am a little too exaggerating?). The taste is so rich not only from the soy sauce…

Chinese style Crispy Pork Belly

Another pork dish that I loveee very much, is the crispy pork belly. It took me a while to finally decide to make this, because it does take time. I have to think ahead if I want to have it on which day so that I can prepare one day in advance. Why? The marinate…

Sichuan spicy crispy chicken (辣子鸡)

When I was living in Beijing, I could never go to a Chinese restaurant without ordering this dish, it’s my all-time favorite. Especially when it’s crunchy, salty, spicy, anddd oily! Sounds unhealthy? Yup! Haha… Back then, it wasn’t easy to find a good crispy 辣子鸡, I had to explore many restaurants to find the best…