Naan Bread Pizza

Happy National Pizza Day! OK, even though we’re in Canada, we couldn’t pass up the occasion to celebrate this wonderful comfort food with friends. We used a Naan bread for the pizza base, making it a “build your own toppings” dinner party. Put it on a pizza stone under the broiler for a few minutes and Andiamo! Let’s eat

Vegetable Chicken Stew

  One of the ways to show love for people is to cook for them, especially when they are in need of compassion and support, even if they don’t ask for it or know that they need it.   A dear friend is in mourning while having her hands full with the paperwork of a…

Basil Pistachio Pesto

Photograph by kaishin chu © 2009. The Bonus – Basil Pistachio Pesto Well, after lamenting over the loss of production from my basil plants, I had a colander full of uninfested basil leaves that were rescued one by one from the culled stalks. J washed and cleaned these one by one to make sure there…

Teriyaki Chicken Sushi Rolls

Photos posted by Kaishin Chu © 2008. This was my first attempt at making sushi rolls in Zhuhai, had to be a little bit creative with ingredients. Since then, I’ve managed to find all the ingredients needed :) Ingredients:Chicken Breast – cut into strips and sautée, then add a bit of water to thin the…

Italian styled Garlic Prawns with Spicy Sausages

Italian styled Garlic Prawns with Spicy Sausages © Kaishin Chu 2008 I made this for a potluck gathering, it turned out really well as it reheated under the broiler perfectly. Don’t forget to have some good bread for dipping and soaking up the juices at the end. 2 Cups of fresh prawns or room temp….

Polpette di Kai

(Italian style Meatballs or Burger Patties)Photo posted by Kaishin Chu © 2007. I made a scrumptious ground meat recipe that worked both for meatballs and hamburger patties. I did spaghetti the classic Italian way for Jason, while I used kamut rotini for myself, since I’m to avoid wheat and rice. 2 kg Ground Pork (…

Roasted BBQ Ribs and Garlic Crunch Potatoes

Photography by *kaishin* Okay, here’s my working recipe (I just came up with this recipe and have yet to work out any tweaks it might need in the write up of hte recipe.) Crunch Potatoes Take 2-4 medium russet potatoes, washed and cleaned.Poke holes for steam to escape with fork on 4 sides and top…

JiaoZi, Potsticker, Gyoza

mix 3 cups reg. ground pork, 1 egg, 1 c minced chives, 1 T garlic, 1/4 c dark soy, 1 T salt, 2 t blk pepper, 2 Tsesame oil, and 2 T cornstarch. Then spoon into store bought wrappers and seal with a bit of water and pinch shut, then creat pleats. Cook right away…