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Broccoli and Mushroom Noodles

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This is a combination of recipes from over the years, but the basic recipe came from my tutor at Chinese cooking evening classes back in the 1980’s. Ingredients 250g lardons 1 vegetable stock cube 2 nests medium egg noodles 1 small head broccoli, broken into florets 1 tbsp sesame oil, plus extra to serve 250g pack […]

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Five-Spice Roast Chicken Drumsticks

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Chinese five spice powder is an Asian spice mix that usually contains star anise, cloves, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper and fennel seeds. As with anything, there are variations, even when you buy the spice mix pre-made. Ginger, nutmeg, turmeric and even orange peel can show up in your five spice powder. This baked chicken recipe is a […]

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Slow Cooked Spare Ribs

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If you’re in a hurry, forget this recipe – it takes four hours to cook. You might think that there are far too many ingredients for the sauce, but once tasted you will never make any of the quick versions again. Try this recipe – you’ll love it as the meat just literally falls off […]

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Essential Chinese Sauces

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Whatever you do, do NOT buy chinese sauces from your local supermarket. In practically every town or city you will find a chinese supermarket. This is the place to buy your sauces. They are full strength and not watered down. Soy Sauce(酱油) Soy sauce should be come firstly since it is the basic for many […]

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Sweet and Sour Pork

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Sweet and sour pork is a Chinese dish particularly popular in westernised Cantonese cuisine and may be found all over the world.  It is also common to find the sweet and sour sauce cooked with sliced green peppers, onions and pineapple before it is poured over the meat. but this is more simple. Sweet and Sour Pork   […]

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