Chinese Pork Dumplings In Tamarind Broth

> > > Chinese dumplings in soup – there must be a thousand and one variations. Different stuffings, different shapes, different wrappers to enclose the dumplings, dumplings without wrappers (spherical), different broths/soups, thick soups, clear soups, different vegetables to include in the soups, etc, etc, etc. Then there are all the other Asian countries who have […]

Chinese Stir Fried Rice Sticks With Cabbage And Egg

> > > Sometimes, when I followed my daily cravings for seafood and meat for a while, a meat-less-and seafood-less dish is all I require for a proper meal. This dish ticks all the right boxes for me for a satisfying meal – Noodles/Cabbage/Eggs/Chili/Hoisin and Garlic, it’s all there, propped-up with a healthy dose of […]

Chinese New Year Egg Dumpling Soup ( 蛋饺 ) ( Dan Jiao )

> > > I prepared this soup on February 16th, the day of the Chinese new year and the beginning of the year of the dog. I had planned to prepare and publish this post well before the 16th, in order to give my readers a chance to bring this wonderful, traditional dish to the table as […]

Chinese Beef Tripe And Egg Noodle Soup With Bok Choy And Chili (Mondongo Chino) (Kuttelsuppe Mit Nudeln)

> > I have  taken to the habit of having Pho at “Pho 79” in Davie, while I wait for the nice Ladies at “Davie Coin Laundry” to take care of one of my lesser liked weekly chores. Both establishments are by far the best of their kind in this area (Ft Lauderdale to the Keys […]

Chinese Style Ginger & Garlic Crabs

> > Last  night’s dinner was truly special. Special food, special digestive (very old cognac) and most of all, special friends. This is the first Chinese recipe I ever learned, way back in 1974 while working on Royal Viking Sky. My assistant was a Chinese fellow named Chang. Whenever we were in Vancouver, instead of […]

Chinese Salt & Pepper Scallops With Egg Fried Rice

> > This  was one of Maria’s favorite dishes. Whenever we went to have chinese food at a restaurant or when she wanted to have something special at home, she would ask for salt & pepper scallops or salt & pepper shrimp. So, enjoying this meal tonight was a bittersweet affair. I really loved the […]

Chinese Pickled Cucumber

. . Chinese  cucumber  salad.  涼拌黃瓜 (liáng bàn huáng guā) This is a dish I make often at home. It is easy to prepare, economical , (say cheap if you want  :-). It holds up well in the fridge for a few day’s and I use it as appetizer, side dish or snack during any time […]

” More Rice ” 飯 – Fan (Chinese Steamed Rice)

. . One of the comments to my ” Rice ” post yesterday came from one of my former students at “Le Cordon Bleu”, Christine, who post’s at: The Perky Poppy Seed Thank You Christine  🙂 ” I was thinking about your class last night… so I made my Perfectly Steamed Rice  from Perky’s Le Cordon […]

” Dandanmian ” Chinese Noodles, Ground Pork & Vegetables

. . ” Dandanmian ”  or  ” Dan Dan Mian ”  or  “Dandan Noodles “.  There are many variations of this most simple dish, which originated as street peddlers dish. Basic ingredients are ground pork, noodles, spicy sauce with or without peanut- or sesame – paste. Here is the Dandan I prepared for dinner yesterday ( […]