Youtiao (Chinese Doughnut Stick)

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Youtiao Chinese Doughnut Stick is an incredibly popular street food and a daily breakfast staple in China and Southeast Asia. It is also known as Chinese cruller, Chinese doughnut, Chinese breadstick, Chinese fried churro, Chinese oil stick and … Read More

Instant Pot Braised Beef and Ginger Wine

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This simple and aromatic braised beef dish is one of my many home cooking variations of Chinese braising dishes and it is inspired by the popular home confinement dish called Chicken and Ginger Wine. Typically, Chinese braising includes … Read More

Instant Pot Cantonese Braised Beef

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Chinese red braising is a very popular cooking technique that involves cooking meat in light and dark soy sauce, fermented bean paste and rock sugar, resulting in a caramelised taste and reddish brown tint to the dish. This … Read More

5 Spice Salmon Lettuce Wraps (San Choy Bow)

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Lettuce wraps (San Choy Bow) is an extremely popular appetizer throughout Southeast Asia and in Chinese and Asian restaurants of Western countries. It originated from China and quickly became popular in Southeast Asia with their own variations. Lettuce … Read More

Chinese Walnut Cookies

Chinese walnut cookies, also called Hup Toh Soh 核桃酥 in Cantonese, are an old-style favourite Chinese New Year cookies (CNY) that is crunchy, nutty with mild earthy fragrance. Cookies are often given as gifts or served to friends … Read More

Mongolian Beef with Zucchini

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Mongolian Beef is deemed to be the most popular Chinese restaurant take out dish in Australia and the United States. The dish is traditionally prepared using beef slices stir-fried with spring onion (scallions), ginger and garlic, in a … Read More

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