Braised Okra with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

I seldom buy okra before I move to live in UK.  It is because it is quite expensive and sometimes it is not fresh. I am happy that I can always buy cheaper and fresh okra here. Okra is fast gaining a reputation as a so-called ‘superfood’ for people with or at risk of diabetes…

Pan-fried Fish Fillet with fresh Orange Sauce

A lovely taste of Spring! The weather has become warmer and more pleasant since Monday.  Today it is a very beautiful day here. The sky is sparkly blue and clear; and the sun is shining all day.  There is nothing better than this.  I am lucky I have a wonderful morning walk with my cool…

Pan-fried Tofu with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

  After I work as a volunteer in Oxfam charity shop, I find people living here love reading very much.  People always donate books, most of them are used but some are new.  There is a great book collection in the shop, including crime, art and history, fiction, science and nature, gardening, cookery and travel,…

Central London’s Chinese New Year Parade

Kung Hei Fat Choy!  Wish all of you have good fortune in the Year of Rooster.  This was the first time my family spent Chinese New Year in London.  We were so excited to watch the parade which was held in Chinatown, Central London last Saturday.  We woke up at 7:00 a.m. and arrived at…