Chinese Soy Sauce Chicken Wings (滷水雞翼)

Soy Sauce Chicken Wing Recipe

Another simple Chinese Cantonese recipe to put together for a quick dinner is this Chinese Soy Sauce Chicken Wings dish. Chicken wings are such a versatile protein in Chinese cooking, it’s quick to cook and is always a favourite.  I should really share more Chicken Wing recipes with you here, I’ll make a mental note of this. Read more >>

Stir Fry Beef and Celery with XO Sauce

Stir-Fry Beef and Celery with XO Sauce

Stir fry dishes are a no brainer for a weekend night dinner.  I usually choose a meat such as pork or beef and a veggie such a bok choy or broccoli… and voila, you have a dish.  You can either whip up a simple brown sauce (oyster sauce, sugar, cornstarch and water) or use store-bought black bean sauce to tie the ingredients together.

A stir fry I like to make on a weeknight is this Beef and Celery with XO Sauce.  The XO sauce brings so much flavour to the dish and the beef cooks in a jiffy. Read more >>

CHINO

Chino Chicken & Egg Tostadas

I guess it’s fair to say where there is a new MTR station, there is an attraction of new shops and restaurants like bees to honey.  With the opening of MTR’s new West Island Line late last year, residents of Kennedy Town and Sai Ying Pun (opening later in 2015) have been noticing new trendy restaurants popping up. Read more >>

Tenku RyuGin: Our Anniversary Dinner

Tenku Ryugin

In the blink of the eye, hubby and I have been married for 8 years.  We just celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary last month and like every year, I was given the task to select the restaurant to celebrate this special day.  It wasn’t too difficult for me to decide, because there was a restaurant at the top of my list that I’ve been dying to try. Read more >>

Kung Hei Fat Choy

Canned Abalone

Kung Hei Fat Choy!!  Time sure flies by, I can’t believe it’s Chinese New Year again.  I wish you all a healthy and prosperous year of the sheep (or is it ram? or goat?). Read more >>

Porcini Risotto

Porcini Risotto

Risotto is known to be the death dish on MasterChef Australia, because of its failure rate on the cooking show.  So, the thought of cooking risotto at home was a daunting challenge for me.  Since hubby really really really loves risotto, I set out to make his favorite Porcini Risotto.

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Seasons by Olivier E

Seasons by Olivier E

Though we love French fine dining, we have always been intimidated by the white table cloth environment of places like Caprice.  If you ever felt the same and crave to enjoy fine French food, Seasons by Olivier E is the place for you.  Seasons is unpretentious and offers refined French dishes infused with a touch of Asian and made with the freshest seasonal ingredients. Read more >>