2022年8月11日 星期四

hot chocolate

aug 09, 2022 (tue).............make an after dinner drink

introduction
- hot chocolate is universal..............loved by kids to elderly
- but a good hot chocolate is not easy to find
- i prefer dark and rich hot chocolate

main ingredients
- chocolate powder
- milk (i use non dairy milk)
- sugar (i use brown sugar)

2022年8月10日 星期三

stir fry chinese leaf with dried scallop

aug 09, 2022 (tue).............cook an easy dish

introduction
- it is kind of premium dish because dried scallop can be expensive (depend on country of origin, grading and size)

main ingredients
- chinese leaf
- dried scallop (from japan) <-- may not be so easy to find here
- oyster sauce (but tonight i skip it coz want something light seasoning)
- salt

2022年8月8日 星期一

take 2 - japanese style potato salad

aug 07, 2022 (sun).............wanna make a 2nd attempt

introduction
- it is a typical household appetizer in japan............most hong kongers love japanese food............and travel to japan very often..............japan is our 2nd home lol
- i bet each japanese family will have her own way/ style in making this dish

main ingredients
- potatoes
- mayonnaise
- egg
- wasabi (can be replaced by raw onion)
- onion <-- optional (give sweetness)
- carrot <-- optional (give color)
- cucumber <-- optional (give color, freshness and texture)

2022年8月6日 星期六

thai marinated grill beef

aug 05, 2022 (fri).............replicate a dish which i saw on you tube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0AsINOLoos)

introduction
- thai food is always characterized by its dimensional flavor with refreshing lime sour and sweet............rich and stimulate your appetite
- fish sauce, lime and tamarind are usually the soul of thai dishes

main ingredients
- steak (better not use thick one)

marinated sauce
- garlic
- black pepper
- lime juice
- oyster sauce
- soy sauce
- sugar
- oil

dipping sauce
- toasted rice powder (i skip this coz i cant find this ingredient)
- tamarind paste
- fish sauce
- lime juice
- palm sugar
- chili flakes (i skip this coz not yet buy it)
- shallots
- coriander (can be replaced by green onion/ parsley/ mint) 

2022年8月3日 星期三

oven baked salmon fillet with potatoes

aug 02, 2022 (tue).............cook a very quick dinner with short preparation time

introduction
 - it is a very easy to cook western dish

main ingredients
- salmon fillet
- potatoes
- black pepper

2022年8月1日 星期一

stew vermicelli with dried seafood

jul 31, 2022 (sun).............replicate a dish i saw from my favorite you tuber (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gfo9SNQ-6gw&t=5s)

introduction
- hong kong and southern china like adding dried seafood into the dish
- good alternative to rice............always good to have vermicelli/ noodles/ glass noodles occasionally

main ingredients
- vermicelli (i use instant rice vermicelli is the only thing available that day)
- dried prawn (i use dried scallop coz i dun have dried prawn)
- cabbage (i use white cabbage is the only thing available that day)
- carrot
- egg
- shallot
- fish sauce
- oyster sauce
- soy sauce
- shaohsing rice wine
- sesame oil

2022年7月31日 星期日

japanese style potato salad

jul 30, 2022 (sat).............prepare a comfort and quick dinner

introduction
- it is a typical household appetizer in japan............most hong kongers love japanese food............and travel to japan very often..............japan is our 2nd home lol
- i guess each japanese family will have her own way/ style in making this dish

main ingredients
- potatoes
- mayonnaise
- egg
- wasabi (can be replaced by raw onion)
- onion <-- optional (give sweetness)
- carrot <-- optional (give color)
- cucumber <-- optional (give color, freshness and texture............but i forget to buy this time)

2022年7月29日 星期五

pan fried mashed potato meat patty

jul 27, 2022 (wed).............prepare my dinner according to a video in you tube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH1iY1Tuqv8)............he is one of my fav you tubers

introduction
- meat patty is a popular dish in hong kong..............it has lots of combination varieties eg minced pork patty with preserved fish is very famous............some combination can be very creative

main ingredients
- minced meat (pork/ beef)............this time i use beef
- potato
- 3 color sweet bell pepper
- onion
- egg
- white pepper powder
- black pepper powder
- soy sauce
- oyster sauce
- corn starch (pork)/ bread crumbs (beef)

2022年7月28日 星期四

hong kong style french toast

jul 27, 2022 (wed).............cook a heavy breakfast (very high calories lol)...........benchmark a video from you tube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxjB_6QhA0s)

introduction
- it is a very typical afternoon tea option in cha chaan teng (hong kong style cafe) in hong kong

main ingredients
- white bread
- 2 x eggs
- peanut butter
- butter (of course, i buy lurpak...............lol)
- syrup <-- can be replaced by condensed milk/ honey/ maple syrup

2022年7月27日 星期三

stir fry broccoli with dried scallop

jul 25, 2022 (mon).............cook an easy dish

introduction
- it is kind of premium dish because dried scallop can be expensive (depend on country of origin, grading and size)

main ingredients
- broccoli
- dried scallop (from japan) <-- may not be so easy to find here
- oyster sauce
- salt
- shaohsing chinese cooking rice wine (made in taiwan)