Daily Cooking Quest

Chinese Recipes

Ginger and Scallion Chicken Stir Fry

Ginger and scallion, the most common pair in Chinese cooking. This time I am using the pair for a quick chicken stir fry with a good measure of white mushrooms…

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Green Beans and Ground Beef Stir Fry

This is another variation of green beans and ground beef stir fry recipe, and this version is more child friendly with the use of bell peppers and tomato sauce.…

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Chinese Roast Pork (a.k.a. Mock Char Siu)

Confession time! I was craving for char siu like mad and well, trying to get a hold of the correct ingredients to make one is not that easy, like maltose or…

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Fu Yung Hai Seafood with Gravy

In my previous fu yung hai (egg foo young) recipe, I mentioned that the version served in Indonesia usually comes with a tomato based gravy. I have been meaning…

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Tumis Sapi dan Jamur Tiram - Beef and Oyster Mushroom Stir Fry

Prep work and mise en place are really important when preparing stir fried dishes. In fact, the time needed for the prep work may easily double or triple that…

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六味糖水 - Chinese Six Herbs Sweet Soup

This is one of the many Chinese herbal soup that my Mom prepares for us. Her version is always the savory one, with pork ribs, but I found out later that many…

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Tumis Ayam dan Kacang Mede - Chicken and Cashew Stir Fry

If you love cashew nuts, you are going to love this simple, easy, and super speedy chicken and cashew stir fry. Use toasted cashew nuts for extra crunchiness,…

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Cantonese Steamed Fish

This is the ever popular steamed fish found in every Chinese restaurant. The delicately steamed fish, usually whole, paired with soy sauce, ginger, scallion,…

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Mango Pudding

One of the thing I look forward to when going for a dim sum is the dessert. One is the flaky crunchy egg tart, and the other is silky smooth mango pudding. I…

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Susu Kacang Kedelai - Soy Milk

Here in Indonesia, it is super easy to buy soy milk, so easy in fact that we have different brands to choose from, and they come in different flavors too! So,…

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Sate Babi - Indonesian Pork Satay

I am submitting this post to the Indonesian Food Blogger Challenge No. 15: Kuliner Peranakan (i.e. Peranakan Cuisine). Technically, peranakan applies to the…

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Chicken and Black Soy Bean Soup

This is a variation of my chicken and red bean soup, but using black soy bean instead of red bean. I am not a nutritionist, but soy bean has a higher fat and…

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