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Stewed Pork Ribs in Orange Juice (橙汁肉排)

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This stewed pork ribs in orange Juice dish is my family's all-time favourite. The pork rib meat nearly fell off the bones after being stewed in the orange juice for two hours, absorbed all the flavours of the sauce. It goes perfectly with a bowl of steamed rice.

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That said, the cold weather would help oranges grow juicier and sweeter. If it’s right, no wonder I can find many large and super sweet navel oranges at supermarkets in recent cold days.

I bought a large packet of them as my snacks a few days ago. They were really juicy and meaty. I just used two of them to squeeze out one whole cup of juice to cook this stewed pork ribs dish.
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Spicy Lemongrass Chicken Wings

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These lemongrass chicken wings are packed full of flavours, perfect for any meals, Super Bowl snack, or as party nibbles.

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I’ve no idea how and why we talked about Super Bowl when we had these chicken wings for dinner the other day. We don’t have Super Bowl in Australia, but I know Super Bowl is all about chicken wings.

Yet, I can imagine how nice it would be for football fans watch their favourite championship games while nibbling some delicious chicken wings.
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Sweet Potato Glutinous Rice Balls

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Impress your family or friends with this easy-to-make sweet treat. The melted runny fillings of these sweet potato glutinous rice balls (dumplings / tangyuan) will amaze them.

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This Chinese dessert, sweet potato glutinous rice balls, reminds me of the western molten cake (aka lava cake), that often make people utter “ooz” and “aah” after cutting or biting open the tiny cute ball.

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Not only does this sweet treat taste heavenly, but also it has an appealing presentation with its melted filling running down. You can impress your family and friends with this easy-to-make dessert for any occasion.
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Lemon Garlic Prawns

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This Lemon Garlic Prawns dish is absolutely simple and easy to make. What you need are only garlic and lemon. It won't take long to enjoy this refreshing and delicious dish.

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Here comes another delicious prawn / shrimp dish. These large king prawns were really a bargain got from a nearby supermarket. The prawn meat was so fresh, springy and delicious.
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Steamed Eggs with Dried Scallops

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The smooth, silky steamed eggs infused with the heavenly tasty smell of dried scallops, goes very well with rice.

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Dried scallops (or conpoy) are made from the abductor muscle of scallops, a prized delicacy in Hong Kong Cantonese cooking. For those who are interested in knowing more about this priced seafood, please hop over and read this article about dried scallops on Wikipedia.
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Water Chestnut Cake (Chinese New Year Recipe)

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Water chestnut cake is a well-known Cantonese dim sum dish, almost served at every yum cha restaurant in Hong Kong. When Chinese New Year comes, Hong Kong people like to make their own different kind of cakes (糕), like radish cake (aka turnip cake), taro cake, sticky rice cake to celebrate the season.

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Needless to say, this water chestnut cake is one of Hong Kong people’s favourites. “Cake” (糕) pronounces as “high” in Cantonese, Chinese, that resembles a meaning of “rising”, ” growth”, “achieving higher level”, a symbol of prosperity and rising fortunes.
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Garlic Butter Tiger Prawns (Tutorial Video)

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The tiger prawns were so fresh that I didn’t need any more seasonings except garlic and butter, with salt and pepper of course. The prawns are so delicious.


Chinese New Year is just around the corner. Are you still searching for ideas of planning Chinese New Year menu?

Here comes a good one to put on your menu. Well, this dish is also suitable for any days throughout the year. It’s a no-brainer dish and quick to be done. Not only is this dish flavoursome, but also it’s full of nutrients.

These large tiger prawns I used were so big. From head to tail, it’s long as my palm. They were so fresh that I didn’t need any more seasonings except garlic and butter, with salt and pepper of course.
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