Daily Cooking Quest

Pork Recipes

Braised Pork Belly and Pickled Mustard Green

This is one of many Chinese dishes that seems to disappear fast, especially from fancy Chinese restaurants. The only places that I think still serve this is the…

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Chinese Six Herbs Pork Rib Soup

In my family, we call this soup lak bi theng, which literally means six aroma soup. The six aroma comes from the use of six different Chinese herbs: Chinese yam…

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Bakmi Keriting - Pork and Tianjin Preserved Vegetables Noodles

Ground pork and Tianjin preserved vegetables with fresh egg noodles, a.k.a. bakmi keriting in Indonesian, is one of the more ubiquitous noodle dish, especially…

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Braised Stuffed Bitter Melon in Black Bean Sauce

Many people seems to hate bitter melons mainly because they are, well, bitter. But we will be stuffing them with ground pork and shiitake and further braised…

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Steamed Pork with Tianjin Preserved Vegetables

As promised, I am featuring another recipe with Tianjin preserved vegetables, this time a family favorite comfort food, steamed pork with Tianjin preserved…

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Bean Curd and Tianjin Preserved Vegetable Pork Soup

Tianjin preserved vegetable are made from cabbage pickled with salt from Tianjin in Hebei, China. Fancy ones come in lovely ceramic jars, but the one I bought…

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Chinese Sausage and Chicken in Soy Sauce

I love Chinese sausages, better known as lap cheong in my family (and a lot of Chinese families I would think). Unlike Western sausages, Chinese sausages are…

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Pork Belly and Snake Bean in Black Bean Sauce

There are probably many many Chinese dishes that one can prepare with a bottle of black bean garlic sauce, and I think cooking pork with said sauce is one of…

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Bean Curd and Shiitake Pork Ribs Soup

This is another amazingly simple and tasty Chinese soup supposedly packed with plenty of health benefits for your body. I am a bit skeptical about the touted…

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Lotus Root and Peanut Pork Ribs Soup

I have been craving for lotus root soup for a while now, and it was such a delight to find beautiful looking lotus roots on sale in the supermarket yesterday. I…

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Vegetables and Bee Cheng Hiang Bak Kwa Salad

My Mom brought me bak kwa from Bee Cheng Hiang the other day. I was at a lost of what I to do with it until my little brother posted a photo of a scrumptious…

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Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

I had my very first tonkatsu (豚カツ) in United States when I was in college and I was hooked! Sure I love sushi and ramen and udon and tempura and oh so many…

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