Chinese Turnip Cake (Lor Bak Go)

Chinese Turnip Cake (Lor Bak Go)

Chinese New Years may have passed but that doesn’t mean we still can’t celebrate with Chinese Turnip Cake! I love ordering these at the restaurants and with our never ending obsession with buying daikon to make pickled daikon or Japanese dishes, it seemed to make 

Momofuku Pork Buns

Momofuku Pork Buns

In our previous post, we talked about how we made steamed buns. Well, it’s time to put it all together! As part of our Momofuku week, we made a variety of dishes from the Momofuku cookbook including the Compost cookie, Roasted Sweet Summer Corn, and 

Steamed Buns Recipe

Steamed Buns Recipe

There is nothing I love more than steamed buns. If I had to choose between artisanal bread and steamed buns, I will choose steamed buns. For the longest time, I’ve put off making steamed buns because I was a bit intimidated by the process – 

Chinese egg tarts

Chinese egg tarts

Hello everyone! It has been a while since our last blog post. A lot has happened since then – we got engaged, we went on vacation for 2 weeks to Italy and Greece, and I got a new job! I think that’s a good reason 

Chinese beef brisket with daikon recipe

Chinese beef brisket with daikon recipe

There aren’t that many traditional Chinese dishes that we know how to make but this one is one that we are proud of. Growing up, my dad made me beef brisket all the time, usually in really large batches so that we could freeze them 

Chinese Wintermelon Soup Recipe

Chinese Wintermelon Soup Recipe

If there’s one thing we missed about living at home, it’s the soup that our parents used to make us. We generally prefer drinking Chinese soup opposed to western soup as it tends to be more light. I don’t think you’ll ever see heavy cream being 

Pork with Bitter Melon and Black Beans Sauce Recipe

We were going grocery shopping at our local chinese supermarket one day when we discovered that bitter melon was on sale. I’m personally not a fan of bitter melon – in fact, I really dislike it but since the bf loves it so much,  I 

Chaliapin Steak Don – Super Tender Steak

Recently we started watching another food anime called Shokugeki no Soma. It’s similar to Master Chef Junior which for those of you who don’t watch that show, is about really young cooking professionals between the ages of 8 to 13 who are put in unpredictable 

Pig Steamed Buns

Pig Steamed Buns

It’s finally the long weekend, yay! Monday is Victoria Day here in Canada so I decided to take advantage of my extra day off and do more creative baking. Last week, I made Nikuman (Chinese Steamed Bun) in an effort to step outside my comfort zone. 

Zha jiang mian 炸酱面 Recipe

One of my favourite Chinese noodle dish is Zhajiangmian. I almost always order it whenever I see it available on the menu because of the great texture of the dish. The sweet bean sauce on the ground pork combined with the cool and refreshing taste of