Honey Mustard Chicken

Honey Mustard Chicken

This honey mustard chicken breast recipe is one of the best recipe’s I’ve found on the internet.  Maybe I’m biased because of  my love for honey mustard, but tell me, who doesn’t love sweet and tangy honey mustard? Read more >>

Happy Holidays!

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Happy Holidays Y’all!

Growing up in Canada, my Xmas holidays have always been filled with spending time with family over a table full of festive food. In contrast, my holidays in Hong Kong have always been a lot quieter with simpler food. It’s just a difference in culture I guess.

This year, we wanted to do something different and invited some family over for a home cooked “feast”. I, of course, lacked the experience of cooking for larger parties, so it was a bit of a challenge for me when I attempted a dinner for 6 [yup, that’s a large number compared to my usual dinner for 2]. Read more >>

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

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Siu mei (燒味) is a generic term for Cantonese roast meat and there are many varieties of this Hong Kong favorite,  examples include roasted goose (siu ngo/燒鵝), roasted duck (siu arp/燒鴨), BBQ pork (char siu/叉燒) and crispy skin roasted pork (siu yuk/燒肉). Quick and yummy siu mei rice boxes are very common meals for Hongkies, and I’ve definitely had my fair share over the years. Siu mei is also common as an additional take-out dish for family dinners.

I suppose char siu is one of the more iconic roast meats as it can be simply eaten over rice or can be used in many dishes such as fried rice or BBQ pork buns. Char siu is definitely my favorite roast meat. Read more >>

Lemon & Dill Oven-Baked Salmon

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If you ever worked in Hong Kong, you would know many HK’ers get off work late, and quite often opt to eat out after their long stressful day. But I’m sure many of these HK’ers get sick of eating cha chaan tang‘s 3x a week, and prefer making something simple at home from time to time. And I am one of these typical HK’ers. Oven-baked salmon is my go-to-dish when I want something yummy and healthy, but don’t want to wash up too many dishes. Lemon and dill are my favorites with oven-baked salmon.   Read more >>