Humble Egg Sandwich 雞蛋沙律三文治

The last month has been hectic with the new baby, I’d been living off frozen soup, deliveries – the beauty of living in Asia, and the occasional husband’s sandwiches. For the 1st meal I made myself, a humble egg sandwich. Chopped hard boiled eggs, mayo, anchovies and cracked pepper, sometimes what you need is just…

Mince Beef with Egg Rice 窩蛋牛肉飯

Traditionally this is one of the much loved Cantonese “Clay Pot Rice” dishes – rice is put in clay pots and cooked directly over fire, other ingredients are added when rice is almost cooked so all the flavours will infuse together, in the end soy sauce is added for flavouring. I don’t have a clay…

Black Sugar Yogurt Muffins 黑糖酸奶鬆糕

  Tastes of rich cocoa and minerals, Okinawa black sugar is definitely my favourite. I get this kind that comes in a mixture of powder and clumps, when used in baking it gives off little pockets of concentrated flavours, almost like a chocolate chip. The yogurt gives it extra moisture, and the oatmeal makes the…

Homemade Pasta 自制意粉

Pasta is another thing I cannot go back to store-bought after making myself. Seems to me now it is unforgivable for restaurants to serve dried pasta – it is so easy to make fresh! Homemade Pasta Ingredients (serves 2): 250g All-purpose Flour 2 Eggs Cold or Chilled Water Process: Mix eggs and flour, mix in…

XO Sauce Tossed Noodles XO醬撈面

XO Sauce is a seafood sauce originated in Hong Kong. Lots of famous restaurants have their own secret recipes but the basic contents are dried scollops, shrimp, fish, shallots, garlic and chilly. It is great on noodles, stir-fries or anything you’d like to spice up. Few people have the time to make their own XO…

Chorizo Fried Rice 西洋腸炒飯

Fried rice became my favourite lunch for one recently – quick, warm, hearty and healthy. Once the rice is cooked in my little rice cooker I chop and fry up whatever I have at hand, drop in the rice and drizzle in some soy sauce. The best fried rice calls for “over-night rice” – cooked…