Category Archives: Pork

Check out my 2nd youtube recipe video! The Mid-Autumn Festival is coming up and this year it falls on September 15th which is the 15th day of the eighth month on the Lunar calendar. This date is called 中秋节 in Chinese. In Cantonese it is Jūng-chāu Jit and in Mandarin it is Zhōngqiū Jié. It […]

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Hong shao rou is a classic pork dish from mainland china. The pork belly also known as five flower meat (五花肉) is cooked in a aromatic mixture until sticky and glazed. This mixture is usually a combination of ginger, garlic, aromatics, sugar, light and dark soy, as well as rice wine. The end result is […]

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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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This is a simple appetizer that can be made in advance for your Christmas Dinner parties. There are many different variations to this appetizer, but here is my take. Keeping this as simple as possible. Prosciutto Wrapped Melon Here’s what you will need 1 ripe cantaloupe (alternatively you can buy already cut melons) 7 Pieces of […]

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