Oriental

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 […]

Switch the Fish

Switch the Fish

As an island I think we could do better at consuming our seafood. Not only a lot of people pull a funny face when they announce “I don’t eat fish”, but the rest of the fish eating population will only eat a few types of […]

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip cake is a Chinese New Year staple food, you will also find it in any dim sum menu.

Baked Lobster in Cheese Sauce with Noodles

Baked Lobster in Cheese Sauce with Noodles

A decadent baked lobster dish with a cheese sauce, served on a bed of ginger and spring onion noodles. Perfect for a special occasion.

Green Tea & Tofu Panna Cotta

Green Tea & Tofu Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta – “Cooked Cream” in Italian, is without a doubt one of Ashleigh’s favourite dessert. It’s made of milk, cream and sugar, all boiled in a saucepan and gelatine added to it. A good panna cotta should have a good wobble, and definitely not […]

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! […]

Chicken and Celery Stir Fry

Chicken and Celery Stir Fry

Celery – Marmite of the veggie world. I used to hate it, absolutely detest the thought of chewing on the stringy, weird smelling and yuck tasting vegetable. My mum never used to cook it when I was little too, but then I think her cooking […]