Chinese Steamed Spareribs with Black Bean Sauce

Chinese Steamed Spareribs with Black Bean Sauce

Steamed Spareribs with Black Bean Sauce is a dish we always order when we go out for dim sum. If you love this dish as much as we do, you can easily make this dish at home. This simple recipe will only take you 5 minutes to prepare. Read more >>

Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions

Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions

Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese Month (and April 12th marks National Grilled Cheese Day) in the States? I guess you wouldn’t be surprised because there is a holiday for almost everything these days!

Grilled cheese sandwiches typically have 3 ingredients: bread, butter and of course, cheese. You would grill the sandwich in butter, allowing the cheese to melt in between the toasted bread, producing a gooey-delicious meal. Read more >>

Radish & Cucumber Salad

Radish & Cucumber Salad

With spring just around the corner [well, I think it has officially arrived in Hong Kong], I thought I would share this simple radish and cucumber salad with you.   Read more >>



Located in Wanchai, the entrance to this little Washoku Japanese restaurant looks mysterious and intimidating to those who pass by. The windowless store front with all-black panels only has a small white sign with an interesting design of circles and the name, YOUKA. When you open the sliding doors, you’ll find yourself greeted with a modern and cozy interior, which is a complete contrast to the exterior.


Sweet and Sour Pork

Sweet and Sour Pork

Sweet and Sour Pork (咕嚕肉) is arguably one of the most well-known dishes found in Chinese restaurants across the world.  This Cantonese dish is made from crispy bite-size pork pieces coated in a well-balanced sweet and sour sauce tossed with capsicum and pineapples.    What’s not to love about this sweet, tangy and vibrant dish? Read more >>

Brunch @ Grand Central Bar & Grill

Grand Central Bar & Grill

Last weekend I had brunch with my bestie, K (+ her hubby and cutie pie baby, R) at Grand Central Bar & Grill. This hip urban American sports bar and grill concept restaurant might not strike you as being too family-friendly.  But surprisingly, it has a kids menu, high chair’s and is filled with families on the weekend afternoon’s. Read more >>

Beef Short Ribs with Black Pepper

Beef Short Ribs with Black Pepper Sauce

Today, I want to share with you a favorite Chinese recipe for Beef Short Ribs with Black Pepper Sauce.  If you like to order this dish when eating at Chinese restaurants, do give this recipe a try! Read more >>