Chinese Archive

  • Chinese Fish Soup

    Chinese Fish Soup Recipe

    FollowShare Last May, Tigerfish posted a very simple fish soup. I drooled over her post as she explained thoroughly how umami the soup is. She also mentioned that the best fish to use for this soup is a whole oily fish which is rich in […]

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  • Baso Tahu Goreng

    Batagor Recipe (Indonesian Fried Dumplings)

    FollowShare Batagor is an abbreviation from baso tahu goreng. Here is a little tutorial of bahasa Indonesia. Baso or bakso means meatballs; tahu means tofu and goreng means fry. I prefer translate those words into Fried Dumpling as it contains fried fishballs, shu mai, and […]

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  • Gow Choi Gaau

    Shrimp Chive Dumplings Recipe (Gow Choi Gaau)

    FollowShare What can I say about these Shrimp and Chive Dumplings? Once you bite it, the sweetness of shrimp is splashing into your mouth with a hint of garlicky aroma. Who doesn’t love dumplings? Almost everybody I know love dumplings. I like all kind of […]

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  • Crab Asparagus Soup

    Crab and Asparagus Soup Recipe

    FollowShare Who doesn’t love this typical egg drop soup?  This Chinese style gooey soup is a memoir of my childhood.  Whenever we went to the Chinese restaurant, we chose this soup for appetizer.  Often, mom recreated it at home.  While mom added fresh crab especially […]

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  • Siomay Bandung

    Siomay Bandung Recipe (Bandung Steamed Dumplings with Peanut Sambal)

    FollowShare From the name siomay, you can tell this food had an influence from the Chinese who immigrated to Indonesia long time ago.  A word of siomay itself is derived from shaomai (also spelled shui mai, shu mai, sui mai, sui maai, shui mei, siu […]

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  • Indonesian Beefball Soup

    Bakso Campur Recipe (Indonesian Mixed Meatballs Soup)

    FollowShare Bakso is such a staple meatballs soup in Indonesia and enjoyed by people at any ages. It’s important to eat it with sambal bakso. I’ll post the sambal bakso soon. I grew up with bakso Malang style. When I was a kid, I recalled […]

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  • Indonesian Wonton

    Fried Wonton Recipe (Pangsit Goreng)

    FollowShare Wontons are one of my comfort food, either in deep fry, steam or soup base. I sometimes bake them as well. In Indonesia, wontons (deep fried or steamed) are used for a companion to eat bakso (Indonesian meatballs soup). You can be creative with […]

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  • Phoenix tlons

    Phoenix Talons a.k.a Fenghuang Claws – For the Love of Dim Sum

    FollowShare My beloved mom used to tell story on how I grew up, “when you were a baby and your teeth would grow, just like other babies, you loved to bite everything as you had an itchy gum. Instead of seeing you biting the toys, […]

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  • Chinatown

    Happy Hour at Dim Sum Garden

    FollowShare Last Saturday (March 29, 2008) was only 2C, but it had sleeted as you can see in the first picture, the road was so nasty. I was quite upset with the pictures here. It was my mistake too, I was in rush to take […]

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  • Chinese Greens and Shrimp with Oyster and Hoisin Sauce

    Chinese Greens and Shrimp with Oyster and Hoisin Sauce

    FollowShare Most people who grew up in South-East and East Asian know this kind of Chinese greens. In Indonesia we add this into our bakso (meatballs soup), bakmi (fried or soup noodle), nasi goreng (fried rice) or just make them for stir fry. We, Indonesians, […]

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