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Jade Dumplings

Jade Dumplings

What a grand name! They’re pak choi dumplings really. And have you heard of Jadeite Cabbage? It’s a piece of very precious national treasure, of a chinese cabbage carved out of jade!  Anyway, like all dumplings, you can put in anything you like as fillings, and […]

Tuna noodles

Tuna noodles

Carry on with my speedy recipes collection here, I managed to make this in between baby’s cries in about 15 mins! That’s not bad for a healthy lunch with my dearest hubby 😉 So we got hold of some yellow fin tuna on offer. Just […]

Wild Garlic, chilli & Sausage Pasta

Wild Garlic, chilli & Sausage Pasta

I was lucky enough to have a bag of wild garlic given to us last week, my immediate thought was “oh great! I’ll stick it in a stir fry!”. Which is my thought to most vegetables… it’d be great with pork and soy sauce, or […]

Sunshine pasties

Sunshine pasties

I am a bit disappointed in myself as I have left my blog to wilt ever since I went back to work full time. But I think now I have finally found a balance and got used to the routine. So I can say now […]

Speedy Frittata

Speedy Frittata

It’s been a very tiring 2 weeks… work do last Friday, bowling night this Thursday and on Friday night we went to celebrate J’s dad’s birthday. A very very late night for everybody and I am shattered, I didn’t even drink! Thursday night I had […]

Easter Day In!

Easter Day In!

I was so excited about having a 4 days weekend and was trying to plan a (another) busy weekend. However I think my bank account and stamina is not agreeing and so we ended up just chilling out and getting a very well-earned rest instead. […]

Super Speedy Saturday Dinner

Super Speedy Saturday Dinner

Weekends seem to be the time to be cooking leisurely, trying out recipes that could take hours to cook up for a lot of people. However I find myself rushing around even more than weekdays during weekend, simply because we tend to go out a […]

Steamed Rice Cakes with Prawns and Chillies

Steamed Rice Cakes with Prawns and Chillies

Quite some time ago I bought a bag of rice flour for a recipe and it’s been sitting in my cupboard since. Today I finally found the spare time to think about a use for it. Rice cakes! Now the word “cake” in Chinese cuisine […]

Five Spiced Duck Leg with Chilli Noodles

Five Spiced Duck Leg with Chilli Noodles

Duck is my favourite type of poultry as they have the most intense flavour you can expect from a bird. I couldn’t eat it everyday, of course, but once in a while it is a very special treat indeed. You can easily get duck legs […]

Lion’s Head. (not really!)

Lion’s Head. (not really!)

It’s getting cold by the day. A month ago I was wearing short sleeves with a thin cardigan. A couple of weeks ago I was wearing short sleeves with thick woolly jumper. Today I was wearing long sleeves with winter coat completed with warm scarf! […]