Hainanese Chicken Rice »

Hainanese Chicken Rice

This rice and chicken dish is very savory. It is similar to boiled chicken, well, it is actually boiled chicken but with accompanying rice cooked with the chicken stock from boiling the chicken. It is more delicious than it looks; I added some turmeric powder to give the rice a touch of color; it may [...]

Kung Pao Chicken »

Kung Pao Chicken

Another classic Chinese dish that I wanted to try for the longest time. I don’t know what kept me from trying this sooner-it was so simple to make, really. Just like the General Tso’s chicken this is the first time that I’ve tried this dish, I don’t remember ever seeing this on the menu of [...]

Boiled Chicken with Soy Ginger Sauce »

Boiled Chicken with Soy Ginger Sauce

This dish is really easy to make; the chicken comes out tender and the soy garlic sauce makes it really delicious. You can use either whole or cut-up chicken parts in making this.. I like to use whole chicken, take the skin off the parts that I’m using and add it back into the pot [...]

Fish in Szechuan Sauce »

Fish in Szechuan Sauce

This is my first time to make this dish and quite surprise that it’s easy to make considering how delicious it is- hot and spicy-delicious!! I’ve added this to my favorites. ü This will be included in the simple Chinese New Year dinner that I’m planning – we’re not really Chinese, I just want to [...]

Ma Po Tofu »

Ma Po Tofu

This is one of  my love-at -first- try recipes.   I was looking for some tokwa ( it’s how we call tofu in Filipino) recipes to try and found out about Ma Po tofu.  I have browsed through many recipes and the one below is what appealed to me. It’s fairly easy and the result is of [...]

Black Chicken Soup »

Black Chicken Soup

This recipe is from a classmate in college, Cristina Kho, she posts photos of delicious food she cooks for her family in FB. I  was intrigued by this dish, it was the first time I actually heard of it and I was curious to find out what it taste like so I asked her if [...]

Chinese Steamed Fish Fillet with Crunchy Fried Garlic and Chilli Flakes »

Chinese Steamed Fish Fillet with Crunchy Fried Garlic and Chilli Flakes

I remember watching an episode of a show hosted by Rachel Ray (before she became really famous where she goes into a celebrity home and watch them cook their specialty dishes or their favorite meals); she went to Kelly Hu’s house and Kelly cooked some of her favorite chinese dishes and one of those was [...]


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