Spicy Peanut Sauce Ho Fan with Thai Basil Tofu

Fusion food is my favourite. I love combining the best of any two cuisines in one dish, and making it a showstopper. The best part about this recipe, it is simple and easy to make. Thai Basil Tofu I created this recipe from the meat version, Thai Basil Minced Pork. You can replace the pork…

Fu Pei Guen (Bean Curd Rolls)

Here is the recipe for one of my favorite yum cha (Cantonese brunch with tea and dim sum) snack. Serves 2-3 | 15 minutes | Ingredients: 6 strips of bean curd skin ( approx. 18cm x 6cm) 4 button mushrooms (diced) 2 tbsps of Arirang wonder sauce (or sweet soya sauce) 2 tsps of Indonesian…

Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu is a sour sweet spicy Szechuan bean curd dish from China that dates back to the Qing Dynasty. The name actually comes from a famous lady Mrs. Chen, who was known to make the most delectable bean curd dish at her reputable Chen Xingcheng Restaurant. Ma is actually derived from the pock-face marks…

Sizzling Szechuan Eggplant with Organic Jasmine Rice

A sizzling hot plate of Szechuan eggplant is comfort food for me. Even though I grew up with Cantonese food, Szechuan cuisine has heavily influenced Chinese food here in Hong Kong.  In 2011, UNESCO named Chengdu, the capital city of the Sichuan province, a city of gastronomy due to the sophistication of their cooking methods…