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Steamed Eggs 蒸水蛋 (Silky Smooth Tips + Video)

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This silky smooth savoury steamed eggs dish is so easy to make. It goes really well with steamed rice.


Steamed egg is a very popular dish in Hong Kong cooking. It’s simple and nourishing. We love its silky smooth texture and savory taste that goes really well with steamed rice.

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Armed with my Instant Pot, an electronic programmed pressure cooker, I don’t need to worry about the timing and temperature. Simply press the buttons and leave it on the bench doing the job for me.

I can be very confident to get the exactly same result every time, watching my family enjoying the silky smooth steamed eggs.

In the video below, you'll see how easy to make this dish.
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Teriyaki Tofu

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The taste of Teriyaki sauce is rich and addictive, making you want more of the nutritious tofu.

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Whenever I go for ordering or making my own Japanese dishes, I’d think of those with Teriyaki sauce. It’s nice and sweet, easy to make. Just blend all ingredients together. There you go.
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Chocolate Chiffon Cake

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This is a very light version of chiffon cake with minimum sugar, using olive oil instead. The texture is light, soft and fluff. I have made this cake for many times. Recently I made one for my church friends.

To highlight this humble, soft cake, I decorated it with whipped cream, dressed a bit of chocolate sauce on top. The fresh strawberries really popped up and contributed a fresh taste and feel. 

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Well, if you’re running out of time, no worries. This chiffon cake still tastes good on its own without all those extras.

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Hot and Sour Soup (酸辣湯)

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No matter the weather is cold or hot, this classic hot and sour soup, originated from Sichuan China, is suitable for every occasion throughout the year. It’s tremendously appetising and delicious. No wonder this soup is well-liked and popular around the world.

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Every family has their own version around different countries, using different ingredients though. Basically, this hot and sour soup contains wood ear fungus, bamboo shoots and tofu, sometimes pork blood (豬血) is added. Give it a go if you want, or dare, or you can find some pork blood at your local area.
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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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Red Dates and Egg Tea

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Ever heard or tried this red date tea? This is a kind of Chinese traditional herbal soup. Chinese believes that red dates (紅棗) are very good for women’s health. Oh, well, pardon me. If you’re a male, skip this recipe, or pass it to your female friends.

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Red dates contain much iron that can help women get speedy recovery from delivery and menstruation. Apart from the said medical effects, red dates also can help improve skin become tender and smooth.
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Baked Honey Lemon Chicken Drumsticks

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What we loved about these baked chicken drumsticks is their juicy and succulent meat with tasty lemon and honey sauce.

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No matter tucking in with our clean hands or knife and fork, we felt the finger lick'n drumsticks are so good.

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To make this dish, either for your family or party finger food, it won’t be wrong at all. One side note, either thawed (if frozen) or fresh drumsticks can be used to make this delicious dish.
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