Today marks the first day of the Chinese New Year. Goodbye to the snake and welcome to the horse with celebrations for the next two weeks … There are a number of Asian food stores on the island and I popped in to Mr and Mrs Wang’s store yesterday as they stock authentic asian ingredients and brands. I love Asian food and when I … Read More Welcome to the Year of the Horse … Crispy beef and broccoli noodles
Last night Ari made chicken lettuce wraps and even though its been a while since my last visit to P F Changs I think that hers were just as delicious. These are gluten free, low fat, low carb and make a healthy and light nutritious meal….. I am also sharing Ari’s photo recipe. You will need : 250g ground chicken 1 tsp vegetable oil … Read More Ari makes Chicken Lettuce Wraps as good as P F Changs ….
Last week I bought some Chinese ingredients from the local Asian food store and was about to make some traditional Chinese wontons when I spotted a tub of fresh local ricotta in the fridge and wondered if sweet ricotta wontons would work. I like a bit of a twist in my cooking, nothing too experimental but a slight surprise, just a bit different to … Read More A successful fusion of cultures so far apart … Wontons from the heart of the Mediterranean!
I bought ingredients for Chinese food last week. There are now a number of excellent oriental food stores on the island run by Chinese people and its possible to find all the authentic ingredients. I get so excited when I go to these shops and have to restrain myself from buying too much ! I made the spring rolls last night and used Ving’s … Read More Chinese again today ! Home Made Spring Rolls with Pork and Asparagus Tips …
Potstickers ….gyoza,…. fresh dumpling pastries…. can’t wait to eat them… I was reading about the World Economic Summit in China in the local press today http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2013-09-09/news/pm-departs-for-world-economic-forum-in-china-2539913216/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook and I realize how long it’s been since I cooked something Chinese. When my children were born we had a lovely Filipino who was part of our family for nearly 5 years. She was an excellent cook and … Read More Chinese today …. Potstickers for starters !