Category Archives: Various Methods of Preparing Rice

Purple Cauliflower Rice

Introduction: Cauliflower rice is now the popular grain free alternative to rice. In fact riced cauliflower can be used as a standalone dish with low calories and carbohydrate counts. Preparing this riced veggy is pretty simple. Ingredients: 1 medium head … Continue reading

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Auspicious Creations for Chinese New Year

Introduction: “Lap Mei” commonly interpreted as “lap” for waxed and “mei” as aroma. These waxed duck leg with skin and fat wrapped is soaked in oil to preserve the fats melted during storage. A “must have” ingredient for a yummy claypot … Continue reading

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Fluffy Yam Rice with Dried Oysters

Introduction: Dried oysters also a delicacy are commonly used during Chinese New Year because the word “hou si” sounds auspicious in Cantonese. Surprisingly as I was cleaning up the refrigerator I found about a dozen pieces of huge dried oysters in … Continue reading

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Lotus Leaf Parcel

Introduction: Lotus leaves are large bright green leaves from the aquatic lotus plant. Fresh lotus leaf is sweet in taste with a hint of bitterness. Dry lotus leaves are used to add a fresh earthy tea scent to foods, most … Continue reading

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Bountiful Treasure Pot Rice

Introduction: Lap Mei Fan (steamed rice with assorted Chinese waxed meat)  is served traditionally in Hong Kong during Chinese New Year . Using the three key ingredients of duck liver sausage, pork sausage and waxed duck drumstick. My version instead of … Continue reading

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Flavourful Fried Rice

Introduction: Fried rice is a dish cooked with overnight plain rice often mixed with other ingredients. Surprisingly served as second last dish in Chinese banquets just before the dessert. Can be considered a Chinese version of casserole and a great … Continue reading

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Pineapple Rice with a Twist

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice (one cup Brown Rice and one cup white rice) Quarter fresh pineapple (cut into small cubes) A bowl of fresh sea medium size prawns (chopped) One medium size Japanese sweet onion (chopped) 2 boiled Salted … Continue reading

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