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Stir Fried Potato, Aubergine and Peppers (Di San Xian)

Stir Fried Potato, Aubergine and Peppers (Di San Xian)

I first tried Di San Xian (The Three Treasures of the Earth) in Xi’an, China. Find out how you can make it at home by following the recipe below. Accidentally vegan When people think of Chinese food, meat heavy dishes like sweet and sour pork,…

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable fried rice is a fantastic “all-in-one” dish which is perfect for using up leftovers or veggies that are past their best. Get the recipe below. Cooking with leftovers Fried rice dishes are mainly found in the south of China where leftover rice has been…

Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice

Whether you’re cooking a huge feast to celebrate Chinese New Year or doing your own Chinese Fakeaway, egg fried rice is essential. Get the recipe below. Rice, a staple of China? Before I went to China, most of my understanding of Chinese cuisine came from…

Sweet and Spicy Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou)

Sweet and Spicy Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou)

This recipe for Sweet and Spicy Pork Belly or (Hong Shao Rou) makes the most of Blue Dragon ingredients you may already have in your kitchen! Read on to find out more. #MagicinEveryMeal Chinese New Year has been and gone for another year. We had…

[Chinese New Year] Hot and Sour Aubergines with Caramelised Chilli Peanuts

[Chinese New Year] Hot and Sour Aubergines with Caramelised Chilli Peanuts

Chinese New Year is almost here! This year the festival falls on Friday 31st January. Unfortunately for us we will be on holiday and therefore will be missing the extravagant celebration I had planned in China Town. On the plus side however we will be…

[Kikkoman Recipe Challenge] Home-made BBQ Sauce

[Kikkoman Recipe Challenge] Home-made BBQ Sauce

A big jar of BBQ Sauce made with Kikkoman Soy Sauce You’ve probably noticed I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front recently. May and June were taken over by my final Law School exams. I take exams very seriously: I’m not a worrier…

Tea Smoked Duck with Rice Noodle Salad and a lesson in Mandarin

Tea Smoked Duck with Rice Noodle Salad and a lesson in Mandarin

新年快樂! Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! (Happy New Year!) Ok, so it’s not quite Chinese New Year yet (the festival starts on 10th Feb this year) but I get excited about these things. Not least because I am obsessed with all things Chinese! I thought it’d be…

Soy Glazed Salmon with Rice and Peas

Soy Glazed Salmon with Rice and Peas

When I was growing up my Mum had this thing about getting as much omega 3 in me as possible. I’d known for a long time that I wanted to do something in the City – the plan was to be a career woman –…

Sweet and Spicy Pork Stir Fry

Sweet and Spicy Pork Stir Fry

Ever since Chinese New Year I have become obsessed with perfecting my own Chinese recipes! Usually my Dad is king of the wok but I’ve decided it’s about time I took over. You may remember, I posted recipes for Steamed Prawn Won tons and Crispy Spring…

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Sesame Chicken and Green Beans with Egg Fried Rice

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Sesame Chicken and Green Beans with Egg Fried Rice

Happy Chinese New Year!…Still! only another 14 days of celebrating to go! I’m afraid this will be the last Chinese themed post from me in a while so I’m sharing one of my favourites Sesame Chicken and Green Beans with Egg Fried Rice. I am…