Tag: Chinese

Welcome to the Year of the Horse … Crispy beef and broccoli noodles

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

Ari makes Chicken Lettuce Wraps as good as P F Changs ….

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 ….

A successful fusion of cultures so far apart … Wontons from the heart of the Mediterranean!

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!

Chinese again today ! Home Made Spring Rolls with Pork and Asparagus Tips …

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 …

Chinese today …. Potstickers for starters !

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 !