Pork Saigon

“Try this recipe which I’ve learned from cooking demo in Bali. And I’ll show you the perfect way to prevent heating butter on stove”

It has been more than a week from my last post. I apologise with no further excuse (busy at work really~).

This dish was learned during my last holiday to Bali. One of the activities from the resort was cooking demonstration. And this was the dish they showed. Actually, they cooked this with beef, but due to personal diet restriction, I used pork slices instead. More

Pork Chop Paradise

“Pan-seared/ grilled or broiled, this easy-making pork chop tastes simply great! And, learn some tips on how to cook perfectly-sautéed button mushroom here.”

An idea for home candle-lit dinner, even in some busy weekdays. I really find it more relax, convenient and very comfortable to have good meals at home, especially after long day work.

Anyway, this well-seasoned pork chop with is easy to prepare. So, plan to have dinner on the table in less than 15 minutes. Serve with side dishes of vegetables and mashed potato or raisin rice for a comforting and well-rounded western meal, or to prepare it for your outdoor barbeque party. Another good way to enjoy this juicy delicious chop is simply have it with steamed rice, for a lunch box. More

Steamed Minced Pork & Salted Egg

“Go for its aroma, taste and texture of this minced pork and salted duck egg dish!”

No doubt this is a convenient and simple dish, if you are going to fix a quick dinner meal during busy working days.

My family including myself loved this simple steamed dish. The tasty sauce with a hint of natural sweetness yielded from the juicy steamed pork together with the aromatic salted egg was truely appetizing. More

Ginger and Spring Onion Pork Dish (姜葱猪肉)

“Delicious home-taste pork dish with smooth and tendering texture that you can never resist.”

This pork dish is one of the most popular Asian dishes, be it homecooked or dine-out order.

Remember the aromatic ginger and spring onion (also called it scallion) plus a touch of fragrant oyster sauce in its marination provide the classic stir-fry flavour in both the smooth bouncy pork and fragrant thick gravy. It simply complements just a plate of plain steamed white rice at its best.. This is truely mouth-watering! More

Bitter Gourd Pork Ribs Soup with Wolfberry in Slow Cooker

“Slow-Cooked Healthy Vegetable Soup”

Hi there, how are you? It had been many days since the last update of my post.. Even though I still cooked during these busy days, but was really too occupied by tons of chores, and no choice but to miss the posting for awhile.

Today, not posting any HK gourmet, I wanted to share my soup recipe here. One of my readers, Ms Lin Li, left comment in my FB page to request more soup recipes. I promised her to share it in the upcoming posts.. So, here you go.. More

Stir-Fried Spinach with Stewed Pork Chops

“Simply delicious spinach dish. Many may know how to cook it, I have some tips to share, in case you wish to know..”

This is one of the recipes you can easily adapt at home. Simple, quick and easy.

I wouldn’t say it is the most healthy dish, despite the use of nutritious spinach greens here. It’s because I added canned stewed pork, for its flavourful taste to enhance the overall taste of this greens dish. More

Chinese Braised (Pork Belly & Egg) in the Croak Pot

“Hearty one-pot dinner, Braised Pork Belly and Braised Egg (卤五花肉&卤蛋), try this simple Chinese braise dish that whets appetite! Do it simple, with your slow cooker.”

I braise often as I think this is the easiest 1-dish-meal as an express cooking for the working class, like myself. Braise or stew, they are both good cooking method that make your cooking less hassle, which you could have this robust 1-pot dinner packs in meat, mushrooms, tofu, and/ or eggs. The flavourful gravy from the braised pork dish truly whets your appetite, too. A plate of plain steamed rice or a few Chinese steamed bun is the only accompaniment you need for a complete meal.

Loved this braised dish so much, especially the egg! Mum seldom eat fat, and she took only the braised egg and refused to eat any meat, at first. I had to persuade her to take some. Finally, she tried. And guess what? She ended up eating more meat than usual, and yearned for more. She told me that the meat was so tender, and she loved the flavourful gravy to go with her rice. Of course, we completed the whole pot of braise, at last (smile). More

Stir-Fried Pig’s Liver with Spring Onion and Ginger (姜葱豬肝)

Stir-fried pig’s liver with scallion and Hua Diao rice wine. You will like this, if you like livers, but if you don’t vary the dish with other meat types and adapt the recipe, it’s still perfectly fine though!

Of course, I was following up with the other “Scholar dish“, or perhaps, it’s just the usual stir-fried pig’s liver dish, I shall called it now (smile).

I wanted to recommend this dish as I think having the best and freshest pig’s organs is to have it dealt and cooked by your own! I have never tasted any fresher pig’s livers from outside stores/ food centres than those I cooked at home, seriously. It’s simply because you will choose the best liver, probably bought it freshly from the market first thing in the early morning, then store and chill it perfectly. Then, cook it almost immediately to retain its freshness, with the best cooking method you’ve learnt. More