Pan Fried Grouper Slice (The Chinese Way)

“Delicious Piece of Succulent Fish” Ready : 15 mins Generic : PanFry Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 10 mins ] Printable Recipe —   “Grouper” is a mild and slightly sweet fish from the sea bass family that has a firm texture white meat with large flakes when cooked and with very little bones. It…

Slow-Cooker Herbal Chicken Soup

“Clear, Nourishing And Natural Sweetness Herbal Soup” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : SlowCooker Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   This essentially an exact version of “Double-Boiled Herbal Black (Silkie) Chicken Soup (滋补乌鸡汤)” – click for recipe, but done in Slow Cooker and using Free Range Chicken. So why re-post…

Tetrad Nuts Braised Chicken (Chestnut/Ginkgo/Lotus Seed/Peanut)

“Delicious Aromatic Nourishing Nutty Chicken” Ready : 2 hrs 30 mins Generic : Braise Difficulty : Tedious [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : 2 hrs † Excluding Soaking ] Printable Recipe —   Nuts have long played an important part in the Chinese cuisine; as well as medicinal herbs – particular Chestnuts, Gingko, Lotus Seeds and Peanuts. While it…

Simple Stir-Fried Baby Bok Choy

“Fresh Crunchy Sweet Veggies” Ready : 10 mins Generic : StirFry Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 5 mins ] Printable Recipe —   Back to basic. After a series of Nourishment dishes, here is a post that will bring us all back to reality and basic everyday cooking..😄. “Simple Stir-Fried Baby Bok Choy” is almost…

Classic Double-Boiled Pure Chicken Essence (炖鸡精)

“Aromatic Nourishing Pure Chicken Essence” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : DoubleBoil Difficulty : Tedious [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   Chicken essence is the extract of juice from a smashed-up whole Chicken (flesh and bones everything together). The Chinese do the extraction by an ingenious way of double-boiling the Chicken (Chicken alone, no…

Steamed Grouper Slices with Brand’s Essence of Chicken

“Delicious Nourishing Fresh Succulent Fish” Ready : 15 mins Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 8-10 mins ] Printable Recipe —   “Grouper” is a mild and slightly sweet fish from the sea bass family that has a firm texture white meat with large flakes when cooked and with very little bones….

Double-Boiled Pure Chicken Essence (炖鸡精)

“Aromatic Nourishing Pure Chicken Essence” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : DoubleBoil Difficulty : Tedious [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   Chicken essence is the extract of juice from a smashed-up whole Chicken (flesh and bones everything together). The Chinese do the extraction by an ingenious way of double-boiling the Chicken (Chicken alone, no…

Steamed Chicken with Brand’s Chicken Essence

“Simple Delicious Nourishing Chicken” Ready : 1 hrs Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 30-50 mins ] Printable Recipe —   “Essence of Chicken” needs no further introduction on its myriad nutritious health benefits to our body. Google and U’ll find them well-documented. But preparing the “essence” at home can be a little tedious and…

Double-Boiled Herbal Black (Silkie) Chicken Soup (滋补乌鸡汤)

“Clear, Nourishing And Natural Sweetness Herbal Soup” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : DoubleBoil Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   “Herbal“, to all of us – in many ways, suggest an unpalatable flavor, maybe even a bitter-tasting medicinal-like concoction that is very unappealing.  In all honesty,  this could not be further from the truth…

Nutritious Red Date/Goji Berry Tea

“Nutritious Brew For Everyone” — Ready : 30-60 mins [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 30-60 mins] Printable Recipe —   The VianD will not bore U with the all the goodies that come with Red Date and Gogi Berry (Google and U’ll find them well documented). The shout is that Red Date (hongzao (红枣) in…

Dried Scallop/Oyster/Red Dates/Goji Porridge/Congee

“Warm Wholesome, Nutritious, Comfort food” — Ready : 3 hrs with Slow-Cooker [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 3 hrs] Printable Recipe — – Introduction – Rice porridge (also known as “Juk”, in Cantonese) is a hugely popular comfort food among the Chinese. Besides being eaten as a breakfast or meal, Congee is also considered a…

Stir-Fried Dark Soy Spaghetti

“Delicious Chinese Style Spaghetti” — Ready : 20 mins [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 15 mins] Printable Recipe — — This is really nothing more than a stir-fried noodle dish which uses Italian Spaghetti instead of ur usual Chinese noodles. Cooking Italian pasta in the Chinese’s way; is a great alternative of incorporating different flavors…