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Chinese Recipes

白糖糕 Bai Tang Gao - Steamed Rice Cake

Rice flour, sugar, and instant yeast are the only three ingredients you need to prepare this classic Chinese steamed rice cake (bai tang gao), and a steamer!

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Hup Toh Soh Chinese Walnut Cookies

Greet Chinese New Year (or any holiday) with homemade hup toh soh (Chinese walnut cookies), and my recipe uses walnut and sesame seed for extra nuttiness.

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Taro Paste

Learn how to prepare taro paste with three ingredients: taro, coconut milk, and sugar. Taro paste is a great filling for bread, mooncake, mochi, or pastry.

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Steamed Chicken with Red Dates

Master this easy Chinese steamed chicken with red dates, then take it up a notch by adding even more ingredients such as ginger, shiitake, and goji berries.

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Bean Curd and Shiitake Pork Ribs Soup

Learn how to prepare delicious and healthy Chinese bean curd and shiitake pork ribs soup using pork ribs, shiitake, bean curd, and jujube/red dates.

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No Mi Fan - Savory Sticky Rice

Learn how to cook simple three ingredients no mi fan (Chinese savory sticky rice) in a rice cooker, essentially an easy version of bak cang, or lo mai gai.

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Har Lok Cantonese Dry Fry Prawns

Learn how to prepare this iconic easy 15-minutes Cantonese (Chinese) dry fry prawns with sweet and sour sauce using common everyday Chinese pantry sauces.

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Chwee Kueh - Water Cake With Preserved Radish

How to cook chwee kueh (water cakes) at home with a steamer or a microwave. These cakes are delicious with the generous amount of preserved radish topping.

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Clay Pot Chicken Rice in Rice Cooker

Feeling homesick and craving for Malaysian clay pot chicken rice? You can make this dish easily with my recipe using a rice cooker, no clay pot required.

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Chai Po Neng - Preserved Radish Omelette

Five ingredients are all you need to prepare Chinese preserved radish omelette (chai po neng) at home. Use vegetable stock for a vegetarian friendly dish.

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Black Sesame Seeds Bread

Ground toasted black sesame seeds and sugar make the nuttiest bread filling (without nuts!), and the spiral shape of the bread makes it too pretty to eat.

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Sausage Bread

How to bake Chinese bakery style sausage bread with my easy recipe, with detailed step-by-step guide to create the braid shape for the sausage bread.

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