Pineapple Fried Rice

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serve: 2   Ingredients: Leftover rice 2 bowls 90g pineapple (diced) 1 egg (beaten) 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp vegetable oil ¼ tsp salt 8 shrimps (peeled and deveined) 120g mixed pepper (40g each of red, orange and green peppers) 150g chicken breast (diced) 1 chicken…

Chicken with Vermicelli noodle soup

I love summer.  It is the most beautiful season.  It is becoming warm in UK.  The weather is very nice during these two weeks. My family members would like to have a change of appetite.  They like eating some with sweet and sour, some with soup and more cold desserts.   Today I cooked chicken…

Stew beef with beer

Goal!!! England 2-1 Wales! It was a tense afternoon for everyone watching. Many people here are soccer fans.  Some of them are die-hard England fans.  Before the Euro 2016 kicks off, their houses have flags of St George attached to the garages and windows.   Well.  My hubby is a fan too.  He has stocked up…

Minced Pork Congee

Congee is a rice porridge commonly served for breakfast in China. It is an ultra-simple dish. A small amount of rice is simmered in a large amount of water for several hours.  Then it becomes silky and creamy.  Some people like simmering the rice in chicken stock to make it tastier.  It is nice to have…

Fried rice with minced beef and veggie

When I was young, my mom was always busy with work and housework.  She was a freelance worker and did some sub-contracted work from the factories nearby.  She also took care of the whole family.  I remembered she always made fried rice for us.  This is the best way to use leftovers. My brothers and…

Matcha (Green Tea) panna cotta

I am a fan of matcha for nearly 25 years.  I firstly had matcha ice-cream when I had visited Japan in 1991.  Then I tried matcha cake, tea, mochi and so on.  A few years later, I read some articles about matcha and love it more and more.   Matcha is a stone-ground powdered green tea…

Korean Kimchi Burger with spicy Mayo

Our family loves Korean food very much especially fried chicken, kimchi and gimbap.  We also like watching Korean dramas and TV shows, like the Descendants of the Sun, My Love from the Star and Running Man.  I cooked this burger and served with salad for our dinner.  It is easy and simple.  I am very…

Amazing food and Great Service

I was very happy to spend a day out in Welshpool at Wales with my friends. I recommended the Bay Tree Tea Room to them after visiting the Powis Castle and Garden. The tea room is ranked the number 1 of 39 restaurants on TripAdvisor.  This was the second time I had tea there. The tea…

Chinese Barbecue Pork Belly (Char Siu/Cha Shao)

“Char Siu” literally means Chinese roasted pork or BBQ pork.  It is a very popular dish in Guang Dong Province, like Hong Kong and Macao.  “Char Siu” is a Cantonese dish.  It is classified as a type of Cantonese roasted meat which is called “Siu Mei”.  It is easy to order it in Chinese restaurants. …