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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Happy Valentine's Day!Apple Roses 酥皮苹果玫瑰花



It is Valentine's day today, I went to a nearby flower shop yesterday thinking of bringing some flowers for Chinese New Year. The owner told me roses are about 7 USD each! It is way too much!

I quickly pick up my phone to call hubby and told him not to buy me any roses this year! Well, that does not mean that there will be no roses in the house this Valentines!

情人节快乐!

昨天和朋友约吃饭的时候刚好隔壁就是一间花店。吃完饭我想着去买点花回家插插,结果店主告诉我玫瑰花一朵要七美刀!价格真贵得不像话!

我马上走出店门掏出手机给俊爹打电话让他今年不许给我买玫瑰花了!

既然今年不然买玫瑰花,咱们情人节就自己做几朵玫瑰花吧!给自己烤的几个酥皮苹果玫瑰,美得让人舍不得入口哦!



Saturday, February 10, 2018

BBQ Pig's Trotters 香辣烤猪蹄


BBQ Pig's trotter is a well loved snack in China, especially among students. Grabbing a piece or two after school from roadside stalls is not uncommon.

If you have a big pot of Braised pig's trotters that you prepared for Chinese New Year dinner and have some left over. Try this BBQ Pig's trotters, you will be so glad that you have left over!

香辣烤猪蹄是个但是名字听起来就很诱人的小吃,用碳烤的更是香得不得了。

年夜饭炖的红烧猪蹄如果没吃完,第二天拿来做这款香辣烤猪蹄,一定很受欢迎哦!

Braised Pig's Trotters 红烧猪蹄



I suspect that there will be at least one Pig trotter dish serves on every dining table during Chinese New Year in all Chinese family, it is considered to be one of the richer dishes that "counts".

Preparing trotters for cooking is a lengthy and tedious job, even at the comfort of the shop bought pre-cleaned trotters. I still find myself spending a good half hour cleaning the remaining hairs on it with tweezers.

A good pot of braised pig's trotters requires several cooking steps which includes long simmering towards the end. I liked my pig's trotters to be tender and fall off the bones while serving. This dish just fits the bill!

红烧猪蹄是个做法不复杂,只要炖煮时间足就自然美味的一道菜,很适合在年夜饭时做,只要把猪蹄处理好炖上就可以转手准备其他的菜了。

炖得香香糯糯的猪蹄入口即化,是年夜饭餐桌上的一道大菜哦!

Monday, February 5, 2018

Gold Coin Bak Kwa 金钱肉干



Bak kwa is a type of Chinese savory sweet jerky that traditionally takes the form of thin square slices. It is the Malaysian/Singaporean favorite snack, especially during Chinese New Year or festive season.

Its popularity rises weeks leading to Chinese New Year, many seasonal bakers steps in to grasp the market, many with interesting products that carry well wishes and meanings.

This Gold Coin Bak Kwa is one of the most selling ones. Prosperity galore, just as the name implies! 

肉干是东南亚过年时不可少的年货,年关越接近,卖肉干的摊贩就越多。除了传统的方型肉干外,好多肉干店还推出了各样新产品。

这款金钱肉干尤其受欢迎,它的形状像金币,春节时买来待客或送人都特别喜庆,吃了说不定新的一年里就财源滚滚来啦!


Sunday, February 4, 2018

Pork Belly with Preserved Mustard Green 梅菜扣肉



Mui Choy Kau Yuk (Pork Belly with Preserved Mustard Green) is a classic Chinese party/New Year dish. 

The Pork belly in it releases enough fat to compensate dryness of the preserved mustard green, and the preserved vegetable gives the dish its signature aroma and distinct taste. 

春节快到了,做几个年菜吃吃。

今天上的这道菜是客家人团圆饭桌上不可少的梅菜扣肉。蒸得糯糯的五花肉油脂渗入梅干菜里更带出了梅干菜的香气。吃起来肥而不腻。

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Minced Meat Sauce over Steamed Egg 肉末鸡蛋羹



My son likes Steamed egg with minced meat, here is another variation that uses the Minced meat sauce that I made earlier, he finished all. 

小时候很爱吃外婆做的肉末鸡蛋羹。我也经常给俊宝做,他很爱用鸡蛋羹拌饭吃。

冰箱里有一大罐我前两天做好的多用途肉臊,用另一个方式做了这个鸡蛋羹,我和儿子都很喜欢,还特别简单好做。

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Asian Pear & Lotus Root Juice 藕梨汁



Winter months, for many people is the months of chronic feeling of dry throat and dry nose.

If you’re someone who’s battling itchy throat and bleeding nose, here is one simple solution that requires little effort, the best part of it is, it tastes really good!

深秋、冬季气候干燥,每天在开着暖气的屋里生活很容易上火,造成喉咙鼻腔干燥发疼。

秋冬季节是吃藕和梨的好季节,鲜榨的藕梨汁清火润肺,是冬天最好的降火、润肺饮品。


Saturday, January 13, 2018

Millet Steamed Cake 小米糕



I like making Millet porridge once in a while for breakfast, I like the unique nutty flavor that it has and its high nutrient value is definitely a plus. One good choice for healthy plant base diet.

Making it into steamed cake is another way to enjoy this delicious healthy grain.

冬天我喜欢熬点南瓜小米粥喝,很喜欢小米特殊的香气,它还是个营养价值很高的粗粮。
小米拿来做糕点也非常好,今天的这款小米糕好吃还不上火,真是早餐的另一个好选择。

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