Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts

Sweet Potato Sago Pudding (番薯西米露)

3 of my last 4 recipe posts have all been Chinese recipes and we’re going to continue that trend with today’s new recipe post, which is for Sweet Potato and Sago Pudding (番薯西米露). This dessert soup is ideal for any season because it can be served fresh off the heat piping hot, gently warmed or even… Continue reading Sweet Potato Sago Pudding (番薯西米露)

Chinese Recipes and Content, Product Reviews, Student Meals, Vegetarian

Simple Rice Cooker Congee with Minced Beef

Whenever you are ill, do you have your go-to ill food? For many people, it’s probably going to be chicken soup or something along those lines. But I wonder if you have heard of the ill food for many Chinese people; it’s congee, which is a type of rice porridge. This is my recipe for… Continue reading Simple Rice Cooker Congee with Minced Beef

Blogging, Chinese Recipes and Content, Restaurant Reviews

Growing Up as a BBC and Restaurant Review: U Canteen

Today’s blogpost is going to be something slightly different. It’s a restaurant review with a lot of history too. I was inspired by posts from fellow BBC (British Born Chinese) bloggers, Elsa, Winnie and Michelle (ElsaEats, Diamond Canopy and Daisybutter respectively) who talked about growing up as a BBC. I want to talk a little… Continue reading Growing Up as a BBC and Restaurant Review: U Canteen

Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts

Chinese Coconut Milk Pudding (椰汁糕)

**Please check out an updated version of this recipe by clicking here** One of my favourite sweet dim sum to have at yum cha is 椰汁糕 or Coconut Milk Pudding. It’s a very light little morsel of coconutty goodness and is also wonderfully refreshing but doesn’t require a lot of effort to make yourself at… Continue reading Chinese Coconut Milk Pudding (椰汁糕)

Chinese Recipes and Content, Student Meals, Vegetarian

Homemade Salt and Pepper Tofu

Salt and Pepper dishes (or as we call it at home, Chilli and Salt dishes) are very popular in Cantonese cuisine, high in flavour and savouriness with a punch of chilli heat. You might be surprised that making your own Salt and Pepper Tofu is surprisingly easily to do at home. Tofu’s got a bit… Continue reading Homemade Salt and Pepper Tofu