Main Course · Recipes

Stir-fry Razor Clams in Black Bean Garlic Sauce

Seafood is very popular and fresh in Hong Kong (where I grew up). Sai Kung Seafood Street, where a lot of local seafood restaurants congregate by the sea, is definitely my favorite place for the freshest seafood. You can pick and see them alive swimming a while before they are served on your table. There… Continue reading Stir-fry Razor Clams in Black Bean Garlic Sauce

Main Course · Recipes

Seared Tuna Steak Marinaded with Cilantro and Lime Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 1  fresh tuna steak (about 1 1/2 lbs) 1 lime, squeezed 1 cup cilantro, chopped 4 tbsp minced garlic ½ tbsp mirin (rice wine) 1 tsp sesame oil (optional) Seasame seeds Salt & pepper to taste Oil   INSTRUCTIONS: To make the marinade sauce, mix lime juice, cilantro, garlic, mirin in a bowl. Dry tuna… Continue reading Seared Tuna Steak Marinaded with Cilantro and Lime Sauce

Appetizers · Recipes

Stuffed Tomato with Macaroni and Minced Beef

  INGREDIENTS: 6 tomatoes, slice in half  (I used plum tomatoes) 1 cup elbow pasta 1/4 lb ground beef 3 tbsp garlic, minced 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 – 3/4 cup bread crumbs (I used 4C Japanese Style Panko Seasoned) 1/2 cup parmesan, grated (optional, I have made it with and without) Salt and pepper to… Continue reading Stuffed Tomato with Macaroni and Minced Beef

Recipes · Soup

Chinese Winter Melon Soup (冬瓜粒粒湯)

I am excited to share one of my favorite comfort soups. This classic and popular soup is often served in a winter melon at Chinese banquets. There are many types of winter melon soup, some are more fancy than the others, but I still love the way my grandmother makes it the most. It’s simple, clear, delightful,… Continue reading Chinese Winter Melon Soup (冬瓜粒粒湯)