Happy Chinese New Year – Roast Chinese Duck

Happy Chinese New Year – Roast Chinese Duck

Happy Chinese New Year! We are now in the year of the Dragon according to the Chinese calendar. This is the most powerful of the Chinese signs, and symbolises strength and good fortune. Chinese New Year is a time of celebration and feasting. Our family is very fortunate to be hosting a Chinese Continue reading

Chinese Braised Pork Belly

Chinese Braised Pork Belly

Regular readers may know that from time to time students from other countries join our family for a “homestay”. For the last ten weeks Niki, from China has been a part of our family. She has taught me to cook a lot of Chinese dishes. I had been craving a dish that a previous student had made Continue reading

Spicy Sichuan Chicken – International Incident Party

Spicy Sichuan Chicken – International Incident Party

July Theme Sichuan The theme for this months international incident party is Sichuan cuisine, please excuse my ignorance, but before I could commence this month’s challenge I needed to consult Wikipedia.  I discovered that Sichuan cuisine is a style of Chinese cuisine which originated in Continue reading

Congee – Chinese Comfort Food

Congee – Chinese Comfort Food

Today I will be handing the front page over to Kristy, so she can tell you about a comfort food she made for Mr GG the other day.  Kristy is in Australia for six months to study English language at university.  She has been living with us since January this year and her English has been improving Continue reading

YBR – December 2010

YBR – December 2010

We have drawn to the end of another month and another year! I hope everyone had a great New Years Eve and are not suffering too much today.  I am looking forward to the coming year and I have set myself some goals, both personal and blog related. This year my philosophy will be to "enjoy more of Continue reading

Chinese Steamed Pork Buns

Chinese Steamed Pork Buns

These tasty little snacks have been a long time coming.  I promised them to hubby about two weeks ago but have not had a chance to make them.  In our house they have become known as “love buns” because I am only making them because I know how much my husband likes them, and I love my Continue reading

Garlic King Prawn

Garlic King Prawn

With the beautiful Spring weather at the moment I was looking for a fresh, healthy but tasty recipe for dinner.  I didn't feel like salad and I had a bag of home grown peas in the fridge.  I went back to the Rasa Malaysia website to find another Chinese classic. What I found was a recipe for Choy Continue reading

Chinese BBQ Char Siu Pork

Chinese BBQ Char Siu Pork

Week 44 Chinese After a night out with the girls which started at home with a bottle “Two Tails Villard Blanc” and ended in the early hours of the morning, I have decided to dedicate this week’s cookbook challenge to my gorgeous husband, who I love dearly. This is the man who answers the call Continue reading

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