Tag Archives: Steamed

Festive Dish: Steamed Pork Belly with Taro Pineapple & White Radish (年菜: 好意头(芋头)旺来扣肉)

“It’s not your ordinary Kou Rou (steamed pork belly) dish.”

I have my conventional recipe for Kou Rou dish. And here, I was to bring my pork Belly dish to a new level, with the necessary festive twist. Simply to prepare it as one of our Chinese Lunar New Year dishes!

I would like to consider this an entirely different pork belly dish. Not only the side ingredients were adapted for auspicious purpose, the recipe was just different. Cai po, Miso paste, mirin, etc were used here.. Weird? It turned out so well, in fact!

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Steamed Minced Pork with Mei Cai (Preserved Vegetable) 梅菜蒸肉饼

“It’s always known as the childhood dish cooked by grandma…..”

One of the regular Asian dishes often cooked by grandma back in our childhood days. It’s nothing fanciful, and almost every household knows how to make this. However, this simple pork dish carries most memorable childhood moments as well as the home-feel taste for most people.

I would cook this once in a while, simple reason, it goes just so well with a plate of hot steamed rice! And, it’s just too simple to cook!

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Steamed Pomfret In Soy Sauce Recipe ‘囍宴港蒸鯧鱼’ (Festive-dish)

“Restaurant standard, without MSG.”

This is the same steamed fish you always get to taste when attending wedding Chinese banquet dinner. Some called it Hong Kong Style, whilst others called this steamed in light soy sauce… There were even more names in Chinese menus.. Whatever name to be called as desired, I knew this would be so well liked by anyone, both the adults and children. :)

Why steamed fish for festival?
Sure thing, this is a festive dish. That must be the reason why this was seen so often in the Chinese festive occasions. Of course, you wouldn’t omit those auspicious garnishing and sides in the plate, too.. Let me explain.

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Blueberries Cup Egg


“For your toddler, for yourselves.”

You have so many choices of food and ways to make it interesting for your little precious, especially when My delicious breakfast for baby. Of course, for you and your loved ones, too, if you like the idea.

Very simple to assemble. Healthy to feed the whole family, certainly including your precious baby from 12 months old up. It’s steamed!


Serves 1
Ingredients
1 large egg
1 tablespoon of full cream milk
4-5 blueberries, slightly mashed (with fork or simply pinched with fingers)
Pinch of Italian herbs

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Steamed Cod Fish with Wolfberry & Ginger

“Cod Fish is especially great to be taken during confinement, if you are breastfeeding your infant. For great taste, for reduced caloric burden, for more milk supply…. for more DHA! “

As what I’ve captioned above, Cod fish is a gen for pregnant women and nursing mums. Confinement dishes were taught by mum, to share her recipes for the benefit of pregnant mummy readers of mine.

I just loved Cod fish even not for the same approach, I loved Cod fish for its non-fishy scent, milky flavour and silky smooth and soft texture mingling in my palate.

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Steamed Pork Ribs with Fermented Bean Paste

“Cook more rice! This dish you are about to cook surely whets your appetite.. Prepare to go for second serving with this flavourful juicy pork ribs topped on your rice!”

Finally had some time to update my site. I have still been cooking, despite busy and tiring schedule at work. However, I need to stretch a bit more of my time to share them with you here, after all the priorities like family, child, household chores come first. I know you can understand… (smile).

Oh well, if you have been as busy or even busier than I do, don’t ever give up home cooking, k? I am going to share this recipe which takes you just 5 minutes of your time to prepare and 15 minutes to leave it to cook, and you will be free to do your own stuff before returning to serve!

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