Pungent, aromatic, earthy and salty, fermented black beans provide unique and complex flavours to many Chinese dishes.
Popular, versatile Chinese black bean sauce can be easily made at home. I have three versions to share: classic, with mushrooms or with minced meat.
Juicy tomatoes are hollowed and steamed with well seasoned tofu crumbs. These tofu-stuffed tomatoes are then served with a scrumptious sweet and sour sauce.
Quick to cook and difficult to fail, spicy cumin chicken thighs with green beans is inspired by a popular Chinese street food. An easy pan-fried dish full of flavour.
Tender, supple and very thin, Chinese tortilla (Spring pancake) is made with only two ingredients. Perfect wrapper for any fillings of your choice.
Tender tofu cooked in an aromatic and spicy sauce, accompanied by minced meat, Mapo tofu is one of the most popular ways to prepare tofu in China.
Crunchy, thin strips flavoured with tangy spices, Chinese potato stir-fry shows you an exciting way to prepare potatoes.
Slippery noodles in a tangy soup, hot and sour glass noodle soup is irresistible but easy to prepare. A classic Chinese dish you ought to try.
Don’t discard sprouted garlic! Grow them in water instead. Homegrown garlic sprouts add great flavour to omelette, noodles, salad, stir-fry, etc.
Want to make “fried rice” but no cooked rice available? This Chinese soy sauce rice pilaf comes to the rescue. Easy to prepare and better than takeaway.