Tag Archives: Chinese

Garlic Soy Beef and Mushroom Stir Fry with Buk Choy

So tasty. A stir fry is the perfect meal for a weeknight as it all cooks quickly in one pan. This dish takes less than 10 minutes of preparation and about 15 minutes to cook, and you can even do the preparation … Continue reading

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Weeknight dinner: Chilli Lemon Chicken

Dinner in under 20 minutes. I know that it wasn’t very long ago that I posted a stir fry recipe but I made this recently and thought I would share. There is minimal preparation and a very short cooking time for this dish so … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stir Fry with Noodles and Chilli Peanut Sauce

This stir fry is so tasty you won’t notice the lack of meat. If you are looking for a weeknight dinner then this is perfect. It has lots of vegetables and cooks quickly. Plus it is delicious too 🙂 I … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Pork Belly with Pineapple

If you buy sweet and sour pork from the Chinese takeaway then you should try this. I have had this pack of pork belly rashers in the freezer for a little while and it needed to be eaten. Sweet and sour pork … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Honey Chicken with Noodles

This is so easy and the result is delicious. I actually made this for a lunch at work. By that I really do mean that I took the slow cooker into the office – the smell of this cooking during … Continue reading

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Make Your Own: Speedy Fried Rice

You can make this at home in less time than getting takeaway. As much as I love a good Chinese takeaway, it is not something we indulge in very often. However when I can make it myself in a few minutes, knowing exactly … Continue reading

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Twice Cooked Honey Soy Pork Belly with Radishes and Kale

This is so tasty. Why radishes and kale? Because those are two vegetables that happened to come out of my vegetable patch, but they really did work well in this dish 🙂 Pork belly is something that I have only cooked … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year: Pork and Sesame Noodle Cake

I was going to make spring rolls until I realised that I didn’t have any wrappers, so this noodle cake was made instead! Isn’t it funny how meals get created sometimes? At the point when I realised that I couldn’t make … Continue reading

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Chilli Ginger Beef Stir Fry

This is a quick, light stir fry with plenty of flavour and colour. Lately I’ve watched a few episodes of Kylie Kwong’s journey around China, and I noticed that she generally used six basic flavour ingredients, (chilli, ginger, brown sugar, Chinese cooking … Continue reading

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Homemade Peking Duck

It is not often that I follow a recipe exactly, but this was one of those occasions. Duck isn’t something that I cook, especially a whole one, but when I saw this recipe on Wholesome Cook’s blog I knew I … Continue reading

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