Steamed Scallops with vermicelli (How to Cook Scallops Part I)

steamed scallops with vermicelli

Steamed Scallops with vermicelli in shell with garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil and chopped chili peppers. Steamed Scallop is a famous Chinese dish, quite popular in provinces aside the sea. I am living in Guangong now and those scallops are really quite yummy and cheap.Just for 10 RMB, I get 12 scallops. There are many types of scallops, some has white shell and others many have orange shell. How to cook Scallops?? For me, there are two great ways, one is to steam scallops with … [Continue reading...]

Red Braised Potatoes

red braised small potatoes

Red braised potatoes with garlic, chili bean paste and leek. Back to my childhood, potatoes are my favorite food. We grew our own potatoes and usually harvest large amount of potatoes in smaller sizes. Then we keep them in a something like a basement just like how we keep sweet potatoes. They can last very long, so we ate potatoes frequently. I have tasted various Chinese potatoes dishes including mashed potatoes, potatoes slice crispy, braised potatoes, potato soup etc. And the red braised … [Continue reading...]

Sesame Cold Noodles

sesame cold noodles

Cold noodles series, sesame cold noodle. This is a mild version without chili oil and Sichuan peppercorn oil. This is another noodle dish that I would love to recommend in hot summer. Sesame paste surely is a great seasoning for noodles.If you ever heard of Chinese noodles, you may hear of sesame hot noodle which […]

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Boiled Fish-Sichuan 水煮鱼(fish fillets in hot chili oil)

Sichuan Boiled Fish 水煮鱼

My always love: Sichuan boiled fish! If you are familiar with Sichuan cuisine or Sichuan style dishes, I believe that most of you have heard about the boiled series of Sichuan cuisine or in Chinese, we call “水煮,shuizhu” series and for the literal translation water boiled or simply boiled. There is lot of famous water […]

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Tofu Scrambled Eggs

Tofu Scrambled Eggs

I feel a little bit puzzles about how to name it tofu scrambled eggs, or scrambled tofu with eggs or scrambled eggs with tofu. Anyway, this dish contains tofu, egg and spring onions. This is an interesting Chinese name for this dish: 鸡哈豆腐. If you ever look at how a chicken find foods on earth, […]

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Youtiao (Chinese Oil Stick)-Chinese Cruller

Youtiao(Chinese oil stick)-Chinese Cruller

Youtiao is also known as Chinese oil stick or Chinese cruller is a traditional Chinese snack especially for breakfast time. Youtiao in fact is deep-fried Chinese breadstick.The perfect match with Youtiao is soy milk. Once the breadstick soaks in the soy milk, the bouffant texture will absorb the soy milk and thus creating very special […]

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Chinese Steamed Fish

Traditional and authentic Chinese steamed fish with soy sauce.

Traditional and authentic Chinese steamed fish with soy sauce.This is a super easy fish dish I cook frequently, but I did not photo it because I think it might be really hard to photo it well. This is a restaurant style Chinese steamed fish which totally win all the love from my family member and […]

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Marinade Black Ear (Wood Ear Mushrooms Salad)

Marinade Black Ear (Wood Ear Mushroom Salad)

 Marinading black ear mushroom is an easy cold dish only requires 5 minutes.Wood ear mushrooms, also called black fungus are the common ingredients in Chinese kitchen. For thousands of years in Chinese history, people consider wood ear mushrooms as a type of medicinal food since the rich nutrients including iron, protein, polysaccharide, vitamins as well as other minerals. […]

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