6 Ways of Cooking with Eggplants

6 Ways of Cooking with Eggplants

In a country as diverse as Canada, it is easy to find 6 ways of cooking with eggplants. I have learned to cook by ingredients to take advantage of the seasons and the store sale. If eggplant is on sale, I will grab that opportunity…

Gluten Dairy Free Mango Pudding

Gluten Dairy Free Mango Pudding

This gluten dairy free mango pudding is one of my favorite dessert.  It is also our family’s favorite dessert whenever we visit  a Chinese restaurant.  In fact, this gluten dairy free mango pudding is often offered as a dimsum item.  You can also find it…

Asian Ginger Sesame Roasted Quail

Asian Ginger Sesame Roasted Quail

Asian Ginger Sesame Roasted Quail recipe is very popular among Chinese-Canadians.  In act, humans have been eating roast quails for over 10,000 years.  Quails are one of the top 10 ancient food for Egyptian Pharoahs.  It is believed that quails are already popular food around…

Four Joy Chinese Meatballs recipe

Four Joy Chinese Meatballs recipe

Officially, it is the Four Joy Chinese Meatballs recipe, but I call it Grandma’s Chinese Meatballs Recipe. It is called Four Joy, because it is served during the four joyful life celebrations – Courtship, Marriage, Child Rearing, Aging. Legend has this recipe dating back to…

Wok tossed Garlic Chili Edamame with Sea Salt

Wok tossed Garlic Chili Edamame with Sea Salt

This wok tossed garlic chili edaname with sea salt is the latest trendy appetizer dish in Vancouver that is now appearing in the menus of many restaurants. Originally a Japanese dish, Vancouverite restaurants are adding new twists to this simple dish. At Rockford Grill, I…