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Monday, March 17, 2014

St Patrick's Day Corned Beef Dinner





Happy St Patrick's Day to all who is celebrating.  We celebrated with our friends who is of irish decent with a corned beef, potatoes and cabbage dinner.  How else?  this is how this chinese lady celebrate any festival or events, no fuss no muss, just eat.  This chinese lady nearly did not get dinner ready in time,  i had misread the cooking instructions on the bag of corned beef,  i saw 1 hour and did not read the rest, so, i thought i just cook the slab of corned beef one and a half hour before dinner.  But, before i started cooking, i re-read and oh my, it is 1 hour for every pound of corned beef and i have 3 pounds!!!!...............


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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Tofu Fah II/Douhua 豆花







If you are asian you should be familiar with soya bean products.  Products made from soya beans are a staple or a must have in any asian pantry.  Recipes using these products are limitless.  I don't think i need to introduce these products and i am sure all you readers already know what they are.   I am a soya bean fan and my brothers have mentioned that i will and can survive if i am to be put in tofu land.  Soybeans are considered to be a source of complete protein.  A complete protein is one that contains significant amounts of all the essential amino acids that must be provided to the human body because of the body's inability to synthesize them.  ..................


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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Translation of Ingredients Terms - Chinese to English

I love watching chinese cooking on youtubes and chinese recipes , but most often, am not able to understand or recognized the ingredients used.  Google translate and Bing are of no help, it does entertain me with silly statements or uncomprehended sentences.  The silly or ridiculous statements although make me laugh of which is needed after scratching my head trying to understand the whole process.  I found this in Peng's Kitchen helpful and would like to thank her for compling this, thank you Peng...............


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