Daily Cooking Quest

Chinese Recipes

Egg Tart

Egg tart (蛋挞) is my favorite dim sum dessert. Whenever I go for a dim sum, it just doesn’t feel like I properly close the meal if I haven’t eaten an…

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Jiaozi - Chinese Dumplings

Jiaozi (饺子) or Chinese dumplings are the one dish that one can find in almost all Chinese restaurants. I think the pan fried version, a.k.a pot stickers, is…

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Braised Eggplants with Mince Meat Sauce

In this simple recipe, the eggplants will become super tender and absorb all the flavor of the sauce by the end of the cooking process. Although a kilogram of…

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Simple Braised Tofu

Braised tofu is an easy dish using common Chinese pantry ingredients, yet packed with big flavors. Try using mushroom sauce to make a vegan-friendly dish.

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Crab, Corn, and Asparagus Egg Drop Soup

This egg drop soup is commonly prepared for special occasions and is especially popular during Chinese New Year. For those who still consume shark fin (please…

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Chicken and Napa Cabbage in Egg Sauce

If you have ever encountered Chinese dishes with egg sauce in it, then you are probably going to be familiar with this recipe, or at the very least the texture…

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Winter Melon Soup

Easy, healthy, and delicious Chinese winter melon soup with pork ribs, red dates/jujube, and goji berries.

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Dan Hua Tang - Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp, Tofu, and Shiitake

There is egg drop soup and then there is another kind of egg drop soup, and I don’t consider the cheap, and most of the times, free version of what is…

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Wuxi Chicken Wings

I stumbled upon this recipe from one of my favorite blogger, Sonia of Nasi Lemak Lover. The chicken wings look so mouthwatering, and just reading through the…

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Bandit Chicken Wings

A long long time ago, spices are rare and precious commodity, and worthy to be robbed by an infamous group of bandit. Apparently their favorite spice is cumin,…

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Cantonese Braised Beef

I came from a Cantonese family, and to me, braised beef is one of our signature comfort food. This dish has meltingly tender beef and an even more heavenly…

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Luo Han Guo and Chrysanthemum Liang Cha - Monks' Fruit and Chrysanthemum Tea

I love spicy and fried food, but too much, and my throat starts to hurt. For Chinese and Indonesian, we have this concept that once this happens, we have a…

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