Category Archives: Chinese Recipes

Hopia Mongo Cake (Mooncake) – Vegetarian

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To all my overseas friends in Asia, if you think that I am crazy to master this festive cake and spending so much time. To me it is worth it because this cake is not easily obtainable unless you are living in a city where there is a Chinatown. View more

Shrimp Lo Mein

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This is also one of my son’s favorite noodle dish. He only likes two kind of Chinese noodles. That is Hokkien yellow mee and Beehoon (vermicelli). In the states, View more

Hopia Mongo Cake (Mooncake)

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Hopia is a popular pastry filled with bean paste which was introduced by the Fujian Chinese. The word ho-pian means “good biscuit”, it is quite alike to moon cake wherein a pastry is filled with a sweet bean paste. View more

Teochew Chai Tow Kway (Teochew Fried Radish (aka. Carrot) Cake

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My family loves this savory rice cake dish. It is considered as a street hawker delights. Most housewives in Southeast Asia countries like Singapore and Malaysia will not make this cake at home before it requires a long procedure. View more

Chinese Vada Chaat

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I love eating this dish because of the vada and the taste of Chaat Masala. Most Chinese can not consume any daily products, like milk, cheeses and any things make from milk. View more

Spicy Wonton Mee Pok/Yellow Mee

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This dish has always been my son favorite because of the yellow mee also known as Hokkien mee. He too loves the wonton and Char Siew with it. View more

Hum Chin Paeng with Chinese Five Spice & Green Onion

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Hum Chin Paeng means Salted Fried Biscuit and it is a very popular snack in South and Southeast Asia countries. It is mainly eaten as a breakfast dish. You can get them in sweet or savory. View more

Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake)

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This cake is very time consuming and it could takes you the whole day to prepare this once a year traditional dessert. After celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year I kept one Nian Gao (New Year Cake) in the freezer for later use. View more

Eggplant & Tofu in Spicy Mushroom Sauce

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I always love eggplants cook in any kind of cuisine and whether it is fried, steamed or boiled. Two days ago, I went to a Indian grocery store and I was some Asian eggplants staring at me and telling me to bring so home. View more

Thai Red Curry Shrimp with Asparagus

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Chinese love jumbo shrimps very much because it is also symbol of high class. In South or Southeast Asia countries the Chinese are very cautious what they ordered in the restaurant to make sure that no servers will think that they are cheap customers. View more