Chinese Restaurant Curry

Serves 3 The first time I ate curry was the one available from the local Chinese restaurant. It was my neighbor from Colombo who treated us with this meal. Her family was the famous musician and all her siblings could play the piano well. Her favorite song to play was “La Paloma”. Anyway, I went…

Sauteed Oyster and Pokcoy in Oyster Sauce

When my family partied at the oyster festival in Matsushima. I observed that one of the most favorite stall was sauteed oyster and pokcoy in oyster sauce. I craved to make them at home and the great part is that oysters are in season. This dish is easy to make and tasted so good that…

Fried Crab Leg (Yeung Hai Kim)

Makes 14 pieces When I was a little girl, my mom would take us to the market every week and we will buy a box of big fat fried crab leg. One box has 50 pieces of them. It was just all crab meat and nothing else, so can you imagine how extremely delicious it…

Ebi Chili

Serves 2 For those celebrating Christmas and preparing all the traditional meals, you must be very busy by now. Somehow, I would like to present this Chinese-Japanese dish called “Ebi Chili”. The first time that I ate this dish was at my neighbors. Her husband was in charge of cooking that day so I got…

Sauteed Beef and Bean Sprout

Serves 2 I had a bag of beansprout and beef in the fridge. I wonder what to make and saw a good recipe from food network. Oh my, it was so delicious that I highly recommend it to you all. The process made the beef so tender and so tasty, that I couldn’t have enough…

Fu Yung Hai

Serves 4 A real classic Chinese restaurant dish popular all over Indonesia. I still remember that the first time I ate Fu Yung Hai is when I was still a toddler, around 2 years old. In Indonesia, this egg pancake with sweet and sour tomato sauce is widely ordered both stalls and high end restaurant…

Chinese Stir Fry Bamboo Shoot

Serves 3 Bamboo shoots are abundant in the market, so I bought some. This time I feel like Chinese food, so I made some bamboo stir fry that my family use to have in Chinese restaurants, especially on celebrating new year. I added carrots, beansprout and spice it with chicken and shrimps. They were delicious.…