Tag Archive: Chinese new year

Jan 26

“Bok Cheet Gai” Slow Cooker Chinese White Cut Chicken

“Bok Cheet Gai” Slow Cooker Chinese White Cut Chicken Bok Cheet Gai also known as White Cut Chicken is braised chicken that is juicy, so tender that it’s almost silky, and flavorful despite its simple preparation. My dad used to work part-time in the siu mei section of a Chinese meat market in Chinatown and …

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Mar 02

Make Beautiful Lettuce Cups for Lettuce Wraps

Happy Chinese New Year 2015! Chinese New Year is usually celebrated for about two weeks which means there’s time for me to squeeze in a few relevant Chinese New Year recipes for 2015 that can be enjoyed anytime. Lettuce wraps, a lettuce stir fry, and how to make beautiful lettuce cups! I fondly remember when our large …

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Feb 11

Dim Sum: Turnip Cake

My sons, who do not speak any Chinese, can definitely speak “Dim Sum” and ask for their favorite dishes. It seems like a distant memory but there was a time when our family could go to any Chinese Dim Sum restaurant and order anything we liked to eat prior to our food allergy diagnosis. We no …

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Jan 23

Chinese New Year Cake “Nian Gao” Recipe

Chinese New Year Cake “Nian Gao” Recipe Chinese New Year Cake “Nian Gao” is a very traditional dessert with special meaning in the Chinese culture. It happens to be free of the top 8 food allergens and very allergy friendly. Right after January 1st of each year, my parents spent almost every weekend preparing for …

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