Product Reviews, Savoury Recipes, 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, 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 Coconut Milk Pudding (椰汁糕)

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 home either! To get the correct balance of coconut flavour, I use… Continue reading Chinese Coconut Milk Pudding (椰汁糕)

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