Chinese

General Tso’s Chicken Salad

Chicken, Bacon & Pistachio Terrine

General Tso’s what?!? Many of you in USA and Canada know General Tso’s Chicken as a standard item on every Chinese restaurant menu. The moment I saw the recipe on Bobby’s site called Blog Chef, I just knew I had to make it. Unfortunately, I ran into some problems…

Cantonese Chicken, Shiitake Mushroom, Leek and Water Chestnut Stew

Cantonese Chicken, Shiitake Mushroom, Leek and Water Chestnut Stew

When I think of Chinese food I tend to think of the greasy food served up by my local take-away or a quick, healthy stir-fry prepared by yours truly at home. The concept of a slow-cooked Chinese meal has never even occurred to me until now. I was in for a surprise.

Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Wow, for the past few days I’ve actually seen the sun. Bright blue, clear skies with warm rays of sunshine beating down on this green little island. Imagine that. What better excuse than to take the dogs for a walk, let Gabriel go for a swing and me getting some fresh air and exercise. And […]

Chinese BBQ Pork Stir-Fry

Chinese BBQ Pork Stir-Fry

Happy Easter, everyone! The weather in UK is especially bad this weekend. At one stage Neil and I were standing at a window, hearing the wind howling from the cold North and analysed what exactly was falling. Was it snow, sleet or hail pattering hard on the windows? We still don’t know, but it melted […]

Pork & Spinach Stir-Fry

Pork & Spinach Stir-Fry

Happy Chinese New Year! Just like the West has got astrology, the East has got its own version. This is the first day of the year of the Rat. Let’s get back to food now, shall we? To help you celebrate this day, why not prepare this pork and spinach stir-fry? Chinese take-aways tend to […]