Category: Chinese Recipes

Black Sesame Paste/Soup

Healthy black sesame soup (黑芝麻糊) This is an old fashioned Chinese dessert—black sesame soup or black sesame paste. Black sesame is considered to be healthy especially for hair and kidney. However the most precious memory for me was waiting my grandmother to buy some black sesame soup powder from the…

Healthy black sesame soup (黑芝麻糊) This is an old fashioned Chinese dessert—black sesame soup or black sesame paste. Black sesame is considered to be healthy especially for hair and kidney. However the most precious memory for me was waiting my grandmother to buy some black sesame soup powder…

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Black Bean Fish

People in Sichuan province are great at making yummy fish dishes using very common ingredients and seasonings. The most popular one might be red braised fish (红烧鱼). I have a small girl who loves all types of fish dishes but has little tolerance to chili peppers. So this is a dish…

People in Sichuan province are great at making yummy fish dishes using very common ingredients and seasonings. The most popular one might be red braised fish (红烧鱼). I have a small girl who loves all types of fish dishes but has little tolerance to chili peppers. So this is a dish…

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Black Bean Sauce

Fermented black bean usually has a very strong and unique flavor, it goes well with steamed dishes, stir-fries and soups. It is widely used in Sichuan and Cantonese cuisines. However, I get lots of feedback about it is hard to make full use of the flavors in especially stir fry…

Fermented black bean usually has a very strong and unique flavor, it goes well with steamed dishes, stir-fries and soups. It is widely used in Sichuan and Cantonese cuisines. However, I get lots of feedback about it is hard to make full use of the flavors in especially stir fry…

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Coconut Shrimp

Deep fried butterfly coconut shrimp. This is my daughter’s favorite snack. Deep-frying can be quite unfriendly for home cooking. You can also use shallow fry to finish this dish. This is a very popular snack in restaurants, usually with other cakes and fried stuff. Coconut and breadcrumb are the best…

Deep fried butterfly coconut shrimp. This is my daughter’s favorite snack. Deep-frying can be quite unfriendly for home cooking. You can also use shallow fry to finish this dish. This is a very popular snack in restaurants, usually with other cakes and fried stuff. Coconut and breadcrumb are the b…

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Szechuan Beef Stir Fry

Szechuan beef shreds or Szechuan style beef stir fry is a very popular and common Sichuan style stir fries which creates extremely delicious and hot flavors. There are actually two famous beef dishes in Sichuan cuisine. One is this savory tender beef stir fry and the other one is dry…

Szechuan beef shreds or Szechuan style beef stir fry is a very popular and common Sichuan style stir fries which creates extremely delicious and hot flavors. There are actually two famous beef dishes in Sichuan cuisine. One is this savory tender beef stir fry and the other one is dry…

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Pickled Ginger

Two ways of popular Chinese style pickled ginger. Pickled ginger, the fresh and chunky side dish is extremely popular in summer in my country. In Chinese Traditional Medicine, ginger is believed to be helpful at expelling the coldness in our body bought by all kinds of cold and chilled food…

Two ways of popular Chinese style pickled ginger. Pickled ginger, the fresh and chunky side dish is extremely popular in summer in my country. In Chinese Traditional Medicine, ginger is believed to be helpful at expelling the coldness in our body bought by all kinds of cold and chilled food…

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