Sunday, September 9, 2007

Fish and Tofu soup

Stick a whole fish into the pot of boiling water and boil under low heat for about 30 minutes (actually mom doesn't measure the time, she justs boils it for a long time)
Stick a piece of ginger while you boil the fish
Chop totamatoes into large pieces and toss them into the pot.
Toss in slices of tofu (dried) and slices of spring/green onions
Add one or two teasespoons of chicken buollon.
Add one teasespoon of salt.
Add about 10 dashes of fish sauce
Taste for flavor.

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Dong Gwa Tong (mushroom and melon soup)


Chinese mushrooms
Dong Gwa (

Soak mushrooms in water for the day.
Chop them into bite size pieces.
Peel and chop Dong Gwa into bite size cubes
Boil water.
Add chopped up mushrooms in the pot and boil for several minutes.
Add Dong Gwa into the pot and cook
Add chopped pork into the pot, cover the lid to cook.
Add chicken broth/stock
Add salt

Clay Pot
Add chicken stock/broth
Add mom's fried chicken wings into clay pot
Peel and chop potatos into cubes
Sautee onions
Sautee potato
Add potatos and onions in the hot pot.
Add in curry powder (mom mixed two different curry one yellow one red)
Add water
Simmer for several until thickened
Add around 15 dashes of fish sauce
One teasespoon of chicken buillon
Several pinches of salt
Mix, and taste

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Jing Tong Sut (Steam Cat Fish)

Clean and chop catfish into 3 big pieces. Place catfish in a dish
Place in steamer and steam for

In a seperate pot, add oil and green onions onto low fire
Add soy sauce
Add a bit of sugar

When fish is almost ready, add soy sauce/green onion mixture to the cat fish.

Monday, July 23, 2007

Ong choi tong (vietnamese)

ong choi tong
tamarand soup base
optional salt or/and chicken buollon

Saturday, July 21, 2007

mussels in black bean and garlic sauce

chop garlic and black beans
add in mussels
add oyster sauce
stir fry for a couple of minutes

Sunday, July 8, 2007

tofu and tomatoes

let tofu sit in a colander and let all the juices run out.
cut tofu into big chunks.

add 1 or 2 teaspoon of oil to wok and lightly fry (don't deep fry) the tofu.
remove tofu onto a plate.

add in tomatoes, tofu and water.
add in a bit of fish sauce, sugar and chicken boillon.
add in green onions.

(oyster sauce is optional)


stir fry crush garlic for a couple of seconds under high heat
add in brocole
stir fry for a couple of seconds more
add in a bit of water (several teaspoons, mom just pours it)
add a bit of salt (1 teaspoon?)
add a bit of fish sauce (1 teaspoon or 2?)
add a bit of chicken boillon (1 teaspoon)
stir fry some more

(cover the wok if you want the brocoole to be softer)