Chinese Beef Congee

Chinese style beef congee (生滚牛肉粥) is one of the most popular Cantonese congee in restaurants. Porridge or congee is believed to be great for morning or as a staple in regular meals. I love to cook various types of congee for my family in cold days. This is one of my daughter’s favorite morning. I… […]

Chinese Salted Pork Bones

This salted pork bone is an old school recipe that I was reminded of recently when my mother gave me several pounds of salted pork bones she’d made. Later, I cooked them into soup, and it was so delicious that we knew we had to share the recipe on the blog.  My mother, who is… […]

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Congee

Ok, people! I am pretty certain that you’ve never seen this take on Thanksgiving leftovers before, and I am super excited to let you in on our family tradition. For as long as I’ve known Bill and his family, which is almost 30 years now, Thanksgiving Turkey Congee has been and will always be our… […]

Oyster Sauce Baked Chicken Wings

These Oyster Sauce Baked Chicken Wings come together with just 7 ingredients. While the seasonings are few, they are mighty in flavor thanks to the power of oyster sauce!  Easy, Flavorful Wings This wing recipe is one of the easiest possible ways to cook chicken wings.  The only tip you need to make sure they… […]

Chinese Salted Duck

Chinese Nanjing salted duck “盐水鸭” is a lovely spice infused dish which has more than 2000 years of history. With very common ingredients, the duck is made from something with strong raw flavors to delicious starters. It is almost everywhere in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu province. The duck is firstly marinated with salt… […]

Pork and Pepper Stir-fry (辣椒小炒肉)

This pork and pepper stir-fry recipe is a fast, easy dish to put together with any cut of pork shoulder or pork loin (or even an odd pork chop!).  We like to use long hot green peppers, but you can also use anaheim peppers or even cubanelle peppers if you prefer less heat.  Our Love… […]

Oyster Lettuce

Chinese style light side dish, oyster lettuce. Oyster lettuce is a very popular side green vegetable dish on Chinese table just like tomato egg drop soup, bok coy stir fry and shredded potatoes. Vegetables play important role on our daily table becomes of the healthy consideration. We cook vegetable almost every meal. The best basic… […]

Easy Stir Fried Cumin Beef, very bold flavored and aromatic 孜然牛肉

Stir Fried Cumin Beef is very bold flavored and aromatic. The ingredients are simple. Enjoy! Carbon steel wok used in the video: Ingredients: 8 oz flank steak (or skirt steak, chuck) 1 egg white salt white pepper powder light soy sauce Shaoxing cooking wine cumin powder chili powder roasted sesame seeds ginger slices Cilantro […]

Easy West Lake Beef Soup 西湖牛肉羹

West Lake Beef Soup is named after the famous West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhe Jiang province of China. The characteristic of the soup are the smoothness and color. If you don’t like cilantro, you can substitute with green onions. The Ceramic Wok in the video: Ingredients: 1/4 lb of ground beef 2 shiitake mushrooms […]