V for Veggy

Vegetables Recipes

Braised Tofu and Shiitake

Braised tofu and shiitake is one of the most traditional Chinese home dish. Each family typically has their own variation, and this time I am making it into a…

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Red Bean Butternut Tang Yuan

Tang yuan (Chinese glutinous rice balls, with or without filling) dough is typically plain white, but for special occasions, or when you feel slightly…

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Brown Butter Butternut Bread

Butternut squash is something that I fall in love with instantly the moment I gave it a try. Once cooked, butternut squash resembles pumpkin or kabocha, both…

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Broccoli & Garlic Stir Fry

When I was still living in Indonesia and watching Western movies, I always wondered why Western parents seem to have problem getting their children to eat more…

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Vegetarian Dumplings

Chinese dumplings (jiaozi/饺子) is one of my favorite food year round and a must have item for Chinese New Year. There are so many varieties for the filling be it…

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Wood Ear Salad

I count myself lucky that I grew up in a place where Chinese food is plenty and the norm. Whenever we visited Chinese restaurant, 9 out of 10 times, my parents…

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Ice Box Lime Cake

After preparing food for many family and friends gatherings, I have learned that the one dish that unquestionable gets mentioned and leave the most impression…

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Scallion Pancake

If you are a Taiwanese of if you have visited Taiwan before, then you are probably familiar with this ever present snack, scallion pancake. They are fluffy and…

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Pandan Crepes with Coconut Filling

Indonesian sweets and desserts are characterized by the proliferation of coconut and pandan. We even have a multipurpose coconut filling (Indonesian: unti…

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Green Bean and Egg Stir Fry

Often times I find that I lack just one more side dish to go with my meal, and this quick and easy green bean and egg stir fry is one of my favorite side dish…

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Corn Fritters

God I love fritters! Indonesian fritters (bakwan - read as “bug one”) is a magical way to transform vegetables, mixed or otherwise, into deep fried…

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