This dish is made by my father. Instead of slow braising, he uses the pressure cooker to make this dish, which saves cooking time but can still keep the rich flavour.
meat is tender, easy off the bone, with a rich flavour. The potato has a
kind of sandy texture can be easily mashed by your tongue, really yummy :)
This is my mum’s recipe for Szechuan “Tiger Skin” Kourou (pork belly) 虎皮扣肉. In my eyes, my mum is our family’s master chef and this is her signature dish, because we would have this dish in almost every Chinese festival.
Chinese twice cooked belly is one of our family favorites. The boiled pork
belly is fried with green chili and cooked carrots, full of flavor.
This Chinese pork potato is a very common Chinese home cooking dish. The potatoes are shredded and fried with marinated pork. Using cumin also gives the dish an extra flavour.
A traditional Szechuan dish I learned from my parents. In twice cooking, the meat is boiled first then cut and cooked again.
home cooking recipe from my parents, , the duck legs
are red cooked with potato, chestnust, Huai Shan and Bai Guo, using the pressure cooker. The duck meat is
tender and full of rich flavour.
Our home cooking recipe for Chinese Beans Fried Sausages with the dried Chinese black beans used as one of the ingredients.
parents’ home cooking recipe for Chinese Lion Head Meatballs. Unlike
most existing recipes for this dish, it is a non-fried version. So if
you want a healthy meatball dish, check this page.
My newly tried dish, the steamed spare ribs together with Chinese black
beans, ginger, red chilies and garlic. Not only easy to make, but also healthy, light and tasty.
Chinese pork liver recipe is from our usual family cooking, in
which marinated pork liver is fried with green chilli. The liver is very
tender, hot spicy and full of nutrition.
Chinese Fried Noodle with Leftover Chicken
How do you deal with leftover meat? I made this easy Chinese fried noodle recipe to turn the leftover chicken into a lovely tasty meal, which only takes less than 20 minutes to make.
Like it or hate it, Chinese chicken feet is very common food in China’ daily eating, as you may see it served as a single dish or in the soup, and perhaps most time, as the snack!
Chinese spicy shrimp recipe is based on our family cooking for Jinga
shrimp. In Chinese it is called Jiwei Xia (基围虾). We cooked the shrimps
with green chilli and ginger, seasoned by a special Chinese hotpot sauce
is our family version of Chinese Kong Bao chicken, the tender and
succulent chicken with Sichuan pepper, red chillies and roasted peanuts.
Hunan the local-made lobster dish is very popular at summer evening
snack street. It is hot and spicy, full of flavour. This is our family
version of Chinese spicy lobsters.
This is how my father cook the Ji Yu (carp) in China. Very traditional Chinese dish, but his cooking is Szechuan style.
Love Chinese chicken dish, maybe you will be interested inour home cooking for Chinese chicken drumsticks, hot spicy with green chillies and garlic. Simple, easy and tasty.
A family chicken dish. Use corn starch flour to keep the meat moisture so that the chicken tastes tender. Mixed with chilli and wood ear, this dish is healthy and delicious. Inclucde a video clip to show how to cut meat into thin thread.
home cooking recipe from my parents, marinated pork shreds fried with green chilli, onions and Chinese black
wood ears. very simple to make.
Here is one more Chinese fish recipe from my mother’s home cooking, where her homemade dipping sauce make the fish fillets taste special.
Here is my mother’s home cooking for Chinese Pine Nut Fish (carp). The fish fillet is cut diagonally, after frying, the surface looks like pine nut so is the name “pine nut fish”. Check details here.
A quick easy chinese microwave oven fish recipe for Chinese style cod. Instead of frying pan or wok, microwave oven can cook the fish perfectly. Simple and healthy.
Healthy and easy to make. It is perfect when you don't have time to cook but still want a fresh and tasty meal.
This is always one of my favourites in our family New Year food party. The meatballs are fried to golden brown which taste great even without the sweet sour sauce. The combination of sweet and sour flavours creates a distinctively tangy mouthfeel...
First, fry the ingredients to release the flavour. Then fry the meat till golden brown. Finally, add the stock for slow braising. Use diet coke if you concern calories:)
Red cooking is a typical Chinese cooking technique. The name comes from the red-brown colour of the cooked meat because of using dark soy sauce.
Chinese Pork Mince Rice Noodle is also called "Ma Yi Shang Shu", meaning "ants
climb the tree". My version is slightly different as I have too many "ants",
not enough "trees", still tasty though;)
Here is one more steamed recipe, Chinese steamed meatballs with rice. A dish China Hunan locals like and gives it a beautiful name called pearly meatballs.
This Chinese steamed tofu with minced meat is what I learnt from Chinese website. If you like healthy Chinese food, you may like this fresh and light tasted dish. Check it here.
Love fish? Perhaps you can try this Chinese steamed fish recipe. Really simple and easy to make, fresh, tasty and healthy too.
preserved pork is famous regional food in China. Check here to see how
we prepare and make a preserved pork dish with vegetable.
Love Chinese noodle dish? Here is my recipe for noodle fried with crunchy green beans and smoked pork sausages. Perfect choice for a quick light dinner.
Chinese squash slow cooked with Chinese Hunan preserved sausage cubes and rice, a simple, healthy, tasty Chinese homemade risotto dish I learnt from my mother.
In China potato is usually eaten as the vegetable and cooked in many dishes. Here is one common Chinese dish using the shredded potato and minced pork.
My recipe for oven cooked Chinese style cod. Instead of frying the fish, I use oven to cook the fish and add the Chinese sauce on the top. Simple and healthy.
Stir fried chicken with green chillies mixed with Szechuan salad sauce, sweet, sour and spicy. Another dish I adapted from my parents' Szechuan salad recipe.
I made some changes based on my father's Red Cooked Carp recipe, so that the cod fillet I cooked in the UK can still have some taste of Szechuan. :-)
Pork mince fried with red pepper and tofu. Ingredients include leek and Chinese sweet bean paste.