Ngoh Hiang Recipe (五香滷肉卷)

Ngoh Hiang (五香滷肉卷) is 5-spiced pork rolls wrapped with translucent beancurd skin, a sheet different from those for making gingko barley dessert soup. Ngoh Hiang is great as an entrée or appetiser as well as a potluck dish for parties! Ngoh Hiang is a traditional must-have item at almost every Chinese New Year celebrating households … Continue reading

Let’s Do The Twist!

We had an enjoyable Reunion Dinner. During after-dinner coffee, I brought out some berries and nuts from Australia which were given to me and asked my family for their views on the products. I will blog about this later on. My sister and I share good relationship. Although we do not meet up often, our … Continue reading

My Best Wishes For You While Anticipating The Wood Horse!

It’s Chinese New Year eve. Tonight’s the most important dinner for all Chinese around the world and I will be dining at my mom’s for Reunion Dinner – 年夜飯. Tomorrow is Chinese New Year, so I may not be online for the next few days, that’s if I can keep myself offline, lol… As I … Continue reading

Early Reunion Steamboat Dinner @ King Restaurant (Macau)

Chinese New Year is around the corner! My Hong Kong and other overseas friends were with me in Macau and we wanted to celebrate a “reunion” before everyone goes back to our respective countries. We enquired about having steamboat, a popular reunion dinner meal which was not on King Restaurant’s menu, and they agreed to … Continue reading

Reunion Dinner – 年夜飯 (團年飯)

The New Year’s Eve Dinner is very large and traditionally includes chicken and pork. Fish (魚, yú) is also included, but intentionally not finished, and the remaining fish is stored overnight. The reason for this stems from a pun, as the Chinese phrase 年年有魚/餘; (nián nián yǒu yú, or “every year there is fish/leftover”) is … Continue reading