Honey Cake Chinese Desert

Honey Cake is a dessert that we usually give to our families when there is a new born member of the family. We will host a part for our family and friends to celebrate the one month birth of the baby and we call this party “Man-yue-jiu”. Usually the family will...

Beef Shank with Spring Onion Pancake Wrap

Beef Shank with spring onion pancake wrap originates from Northern China. Northern Chinese cuisine uses flour as an ingredient very often while Southern Chinese cuisine uses rice as an ingredient very often. The weather in Northern China, with it’s extreme climate...

Pearl Meatballs

Because of the layer of glutinous rice that surrounds this meatball we give it the great name of “Pearl Meatball”. This is because the rice looks translucent and the colour and shape of this meatballs looks like a pearl. This dish can often to be seen in banquets and...

Bang Bang Chicken

Is everybody feeling the heat lately? Recently Edinburgh has been getting a lot warmer. It’s great weather when I have a day off but it’s really horrible when I have to work under this kind of weather because the temperature can easily reach 40~50 degree. So today I...

Salad Boat Sandwich

Salad boat sandwich is one of my favourite snacks in Taiwanese cuisine. It’s also known as “MiaoKou Sandwich” for which MiaoKou is the name of a night market in Keelung, Taiwan. This night market sell a lot of tasty food and it’s always full of tourists. This salad...