Category Archives: Cantonese

This is another humble yet delicious dish from my heritage. It is often referred to as ga heung cai “家乡菜” which is translated to home cooking. You will notice that most home style dishes are flavourful and saucey, and would require to be eaten with loads of rice. In this recipe, we use pickled preserved […]

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Here’s another humble yet delicious dish to try. This dish is not frequently found on the menu in Chinese restaurants, but if you ask, some places may make it. It is called 虾酱五花肉 pronounced in mandarin as “Xiā jiàng Wǔ huā ròu” or in cantonese “ha jeung mm faa yuk”. Fermented Shrimp Paste is a […]

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To some, the thought of salted fish may not be appetizing, but to me it is delicious. Cantonese Salted Fish is a traditional Chinese food originating from Guangdong Province. The fish is preserved or cured with salt. It is a staple diet in Southern China, where my family originated, and it is known as a […]

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Some of you may already know what five spice is, but some of you may not. So here’s the 101 for those who don’t know this fragrant spice. Five spice powder is a mixture of five spices. The most common combination is star anise, cloves, cinnamon, sichuan pepper and fennel seeds. It is most often […]

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Chinese Steamed Savoury Egg Custard is a traditional Chinese dish that can easily be found all over China with variations in Japan (Chawanmushi) and Korea (Gyeran Jjim). My mom has been making this for me for as long as I can remember. When I first moved out, one of the many dishes I tried to […]

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