Category Archives: Side Dishes

Yang Zhou Fried Rice (揚州炒飯)

  Growing up in Hong Kong, one of my favorite childhood memories was going to wedding and birthday banquets.  Why?  the food, of course!  Yes, I also loved the dressing up, catching up with relatives and friends, staying up late, … Continue reading

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Quinoa-A-Roni

Quinoa seems to become a new carb superstar overnight; everybody is crazy about it and is popping up in every grocery stores.  However, to truly know its increased popularity, go check out Pinterest; it must have a million of recipe … Continue reading

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Confetti Coleslaw

What do you like to serve your coleslaw with?   A sandwich, Fried Chickens, or eat it as a salad?  In the south,  coleslaw is commonly served with shredded BBQ pork.  You simply can’t serve shredded BBQ pork sandwiches without a … Continue reading

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Golden Egg Fried Rice (金包銀炒飯)

Fried Rice is probably one of the most popular Chinese dishes in the world; everybody seems to like it. Which is your most favorite fried rice? Let me guess! Chicken, pork, shrimp, or veggie fried rice?   Now, let’s see whether … Continue reading

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30 minute Cucumber Kimchi

  Recently, I had a major Kimchi craving that could not be shaken until one day I opened my refrigerator.  No, Kimchi did not mysteriously appear in my fridge, but I found a bag of cucumbers staring at me as if they … Continue reading

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