Taste Hong Kong: Vegetable

Recipe Archive : Vegetable

A Dish Made of Colors – Vegetarian Stir-Fried Corn A Dish Made of Colors – Vegetarian Stir-Fried Corn It is a vegetarian dish made of colors. Be it yellow, orange, green, lime and black, each ingredient is inexpensive and possibly is among the common leftovers in our fridge. ...
A Healthy Quick Pickle: Eggplant or Augerbine with Apple Cider Vinegar and Flaxseed Oil A Healthy Quick Pickle: Eggplant or Augerbine with Apple Cider Vinegar and Flaxseed Oil This, being one of the Chinese cold appetizer, can be served as side with main, just like salad. ...
Amaranth Fish Potage Amaranth Fish Potage A Chinese-style soup, thickened by water chestnut powder, which can be prepared with or without stock. ...
An Unexpected Congee or Porridge with Tomato, Scallops and Brown Rice An Unexpected Congee or Porridge with Tomato, Scallops and Brown Rice I am so thrived to share this post because it is neither an usual congee I would make nor a traditional Chinese porridge, but it tastes great and seemingly refresh me when I am having a flu. ...
Angled Loofah in Soy Milk, a Chinese Vegetarian Stir-Fry Angled Loofah in Soy Milk, a Chinese Vegetarian Stir-Fry A simple vegetarian stir-fry. The spongy loofah takes on much flavors from the soy milk apart from retaining its mildly sweet taste. ...
Asparagus with Fake Fermented Bean Curd Sauce Asparagus with Fake Fermented Bean Curd Sauce The sauce in this recipe, though is an imitation, has both a cheesy feel and a fermented soy bean flavor thanks to a piece of cheese and a spoonful of miso paste. ...
Baby Taro – a Traditional Food for Moon Festival Baby Taro – a Traditional Food for Moon Festival I want to make some noise here for the baby taros, a food supposedly to be included for celebrating the Mid Autumn Festival and is also good for serving as snack or dessert. ...
Beetroot Drink or Soup with Black Eye Peas and Apple, Vegetarian and Sugar-Free Beetroot Drink or Soup with Black Eye Peas and Apple, Vegetarian and Sugar-Free I did this fuss-free beetroot soup without any processing. It is also a beverage made with only three ingredients, which are all vegan and fat-free. ...
Braised Bok Choy, a Simple Shanghainese Dish Braised Bok Choy, a Simple Shanghainese Dish This cooked vegetable tastes so nice that you may not believe it is nothing but only bok choy (白菜), dark soy sauce and sugar simmered together with water and oil. ...
Cabbage Kimchi Stir-Fried with Beef Cabbage Kimchi Stir-Fried with Beef Like enjoying bibimbap (Korean rice bowl), I simply mix this Kimchi Stir-Fried with Beef in a bowl of hot rice. ...
Cauliflower with Spicy Lentil Sauce Cauliflower with Spicy Lentil Sauce This healthy dish is not only deliciously spicy. It supplements our meatless meals with much needed nutrition. ...
Celery and Egg Shreds with Sour Miso Sauce Celery and Egg Shreds with Sour Miso Sauce Only recently I try to shred celery like this. Doing such is because I want it to assemble well with the fried egg. I make this twice, once serving hot and once cold. Both of them do not disappoint me. ...
Chinese Cabbage with Ham and Cream Sauce Chinese Cabbage with Ham and Cream Sauce This is a popular dish of Beijing cuisine, which in Chinese is called 腿茸奶油津白. When preparing this at home, I often apply my own preference - a less oil-laden version. ...
Chinese Hot and Sour Soup – Vegetarian Style Chinese Hot and Sour Soup – Vegetarian Style This is a meatless, simplified, and make-me-feel-more-easy style of Hot and Sour Soup, which uses only five key ingredients yet is pleasantly flavorful. ...
Cucumber and Octopus Salad with Wasabi Vinaigrette, Japanese Style Cucumber and Octopus Salad with Wasabi Vinaigrette, Japanese Style With a palate-stimulating dressing, this salad spice up my appetite as the weather gets warmer. ...
Double Cooked Pork Slices Double Cooked Pork Slices This is a famous dish of the Sichuan cuisine. Interestingly, I have never found one Shanghainese restaurant here in Hong Kong not listing this dish on their menu. ...
Dry Fried French Beans or Haricots Verts Dry Fried French Beans or Haricots Verts Like other dry-fry’ dishes, this is also characterized by the crisp text of the fried beans, but not overly oily. ...
Easy and Healthy Snack: Edamame with Black Pepper and Star Anise Easy and Healthy Snack: Edamame with Black Pepper and Star Anise Not only simple, this snack, containing much nutrients of dried soy beans, is also full of full of flavors, ...
Easy Tofu Stir-fry, Spicy and Vegetarian Easy Tofu Stir-fry, Spicy and Vegetarian Infused with garlic and chili flavors, the result of this meatless tofu dish is alive with color and aroma. ...
Egg Drop Soup Egg Drop Soup A traditional yet popular soup in China, with just two simple ingredients, namely egg and tomatoes and is quick to prepare. ...
Fresh Sweet Corn Kernels with Pork and a Creamy Sauce Fresh Sweet Corn Kernels with Pork and a Creamy Sauce In a creamy sauce, also enjoy the juicy goodness kernels that tangled well with the meaty pork. ...
Fried Eggs with Chinese Chives, a Simple Savory Omelet Fried Eggs with Chinese Chives, a Simple Savory Omelet Though with little seasonings and no herbs, the omelet will turn out pungent in taste as when being fried, the chopped chives will release a strong aroma to the eggs. ...
Fried Eggs with Tomatoes Fried Eggs with Tomatoes This is a lovely dish, colorful, delicious yet easy-to-make. ...
Fried Stuffed Bell Peppers with Homemade Black Bean Sauce, Chinese Style Fried Stuffed Bell Peppers with Homemade Black Bean Sauce, Chinese Style Once a childhood snack, which is now cooked with a flavorful sauce as a side dish to serve with rice. ...
Fuzzy Melon in Dried Shrimp and Bean Threads Fuzzy Melon in Dried Shrimp and Bean Threads A simple and inexpensive dish made from fuzzy melon and bean threads; it is also a recipe of low calories that can be prepared in just a couple of minutes. ...
Garlic Chive with Dried Tofu, a Chinese Vegetarian Stir-Fry Garlic Chive with Dried Tofu, a Chinese Vegetarian Stir-Fry To supplement my meal without meat, I have paired the garlic chives with sliced dried tofu and cloak them with a savory sauce. ...
Homemade Pickled Swatow Mustard Green Homemade Pickled Swatow Mustard Green A popular pickle in Hong Kong, which can be served as a side dish or be used to cook with stir-fries, soups, or noodles. ...
Hot and Sour Cabbage, Sichuan Style Hot and Sour Cabbage, Sichuan Style This stir-fried dish tastes very similar to Sichuan pickled cabbage, but can be cooked in wok in just a couple of minutes. ...
Hot and Sour Potato Shreds Hot and Sour Potato Shreds These pale-looking, spaghetti-like thin strips are shreds from a potato, may I assure you. Cooked in Sichuan style, the potato here is neither crispy nor fluffy but is crunchy with a taste of spicy and sour. ...
How to Make Ginger Tea, a Chinese Home Remedy How to Make Ginger Tea, a Chinese Home Remedy Cook the ginger paste in advance, and you may conveniently brew this healing drinking in a minute. ...
How to Oven-Roast Bell Pepper, and Tweak it into Sashimi, Vegetarian How to Oven-Roast Bell Pepper, and Tweak it into Sashimi, Vegetarian The bell pepper is roasted to velvety soft and has its flavors get deeper. Serve with a sauce made from kombu, its flesh tastes almost like sashimi. ...
Lettuce Wraps – Chinese Style Lettuce Wraps – Chinese Style Stir fry ground pork with finely chopped dried oysters and water chestnuts. This is one of the (if not the most) popular Chinese styles of preparing lettuce wraps. ...
Mixed Vegetables in Clay Pot with Dried Squid Mixed Vegetables in Clay Pot with Dried Squid This is a warming dish, a kind of clay pot vegetables which is especially popular during winter here. ...
Mock Abalone in Oyster Sauce – Chinese Style Fried Mushrooms with Broccoli Mock Abalone in Oyster Sauce – Chinese Style Fried Mushrooms with Broccoli A meatless recipe which is highly adaptable with various types of mushrooms and greens. ...
Oyster Udon (Japanese Noodle) Oyster Udon (Japanese Noodle) Easy-to-make oyster with udon, one type of Japanese noodle, cooked in soup made from miso. ...
Pea Shoots with Egg White and Cured Ham, Wok-Fried Pea Shoots with Egg White and Cured Ham, Wok-Fried Done right, not to mention the pea shoots will taste sweet but also give them a crunch lift. ...
Pumpkin Sardine Patties Pumpkin Sardine Patties Making these Omega-3-rich patties, no pre-cooking and mashing of pumpkin are required. Just cooked the pumpkin from raw, chopping and blending everything in a food processor. ...
Radish Soup with Dried Shrimp Skin Radish Soup with Dried Shrimp Skin Simple and economical is this soup, it is also said to be able to cooling heat in our bodies. ...
Red Wine with Purple Onions Red Wine with Purple Onions This red wine with purple onion is said to be good for the hearts, for reducing arterial lipids and for softening blood vessels. ...
Rice in Winter Melon Soup Rice in Winter Melon Soup Diced winter melon cooked in flavorful soup base made up of dried scallops and dried mushrooms. Unlike its name suggested, this dish is more popular during summer as it is light and healthly that appeals more to our appetite when the weather is hot and humid. ...
Roasted Sliced Cauliflower with Chedder and Lemon Peel Roasted Sliced Cauliflower with Chedder and Lemon Peel After cutting the cauliflower, simply assemble the ingredient, and pop it into the oven, it will be ready in 15-20 minutes. ...
Roasted Taro Chips with Five-Spice Powder Roasted Taro Chips with Five-Spice Powder Baked, these paper thin taro slices turned golden, crisp and aromatic in less than ten minutes. ...
Shanghai Rice with Green Cabbage and Chinese Ham Shanghai Rice with Green Cabbage and Chinese Ham Cooking this is just a little more than mixing of briefly sautéed vegetable and ham into the steamed rice. ...
Simple Celery-Cashew Soup, a Vegetarian Broth for Noodles Simple Celery-Cashew Soup, a Vegetarian Broth for Noodles I first enjoyed the soup on its own, then I also had it used as a stock, and even as a broth for noodles. ...
Simple Onion Miso Soup Simple Onion Miso Soup Making this soup was relaxing too. We just need a short list of common ingredients, onion, miso paste, and garlic - no flour, no butter, simply a small amount of grape seed oil. ...
Snowy Winter Melon Soup Snowy Winter Melon Soup A light and soothing soup which can be quickly cooked with different stock. ...
Soy Bean Sprout Soup with Tomatoes and Leftover Whey Soy Bean Sprout Soup with Tomatoes and Leftover Whey Made from ‘fresh’ whey plus soy bean sprouts, this soup is way better than I could have anticipated. It seemed to have replicated the homey, Chinese flavors of the original soup. ...
Stir-Fried Eggs with Snake Beans aka Long Green Beans Stir-Fried Eggs with Snake Beans aka Long Green Beans Fried eggs with a summery, crisp bean, which can be prepared in less than 10 minutes. ...
Stir-fried King Oyster Mushrooms with Sichuan Pickled Mustard Stir-fried King Oyster Mushrooms with Sichuan Pickled Mustard Just a few vegetarian ingredients plus a skillet (mine is a wok), they together make me this healthy 'fast food'. ...
Stuffed Chili Peppers Stuffed Chili Peppers Stuff chili peppers (jalapeno type) with ground beef and white fish meat like sole or carp. Cook with pan-frying to seal their flavors and make them turn golden brown. ...
Sweet and Sour Long Green Chili Peppers, Pan-Fried Sweet and Sour Long Green Chili Peppers, Pan-Fried When you only want to do a quick meal, this should be hearty enough for a simple side or warm starter plus a main ...
Taro or Yam Rice with Chinese Sausage Taro or Yam Rice with Chinese Sausage Some called this Baked Taro Rice (焗芋頭飯 in Chinese). It doesn't mean that the dish is baked in oven but in effect the taro is steamed directly over rice in a pot (usually a clay pot). ...
Taro Paste with Coconut Oil, Teochew (Chiu Chow) and Vegetarian Style Taro Paste with Coconut Oil, Teochew (Chiu Chow) and Vegetarian Style A healthier version of taro paste, which is lard-free and can be adapted by adding ginkgo nuts or pine nuts. ...
Tomatoes Stew with ToFu Tomatoes Stew with ToFu For a simple stewing with tofu and shrimps like this, we need only two meaty tomatoes. ...
Turnip Cake or Radish Cake on Skewers Turnip Cake or Radish Cake on Skewers I cooked this dish in my kitchen with no flame, no heated pan, no sizzling. I just prepared the turnip cake as if I was grilling satay or kebab in my oven. ...
Turnip or Radish Cake with Chinese Sausages Turnip or Radish Cake with Chinese Sausages

This turnip cake (蘿蔔糕) is not only popular during the Chinese New Year but it is also one of the famous dim sum here in H.K., served either steamed or pan fried. ...

Water Chestnut Cake for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day Water Chestnut Cake for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day This water chestnut cake (ma tai gou 馬蹄糕) is easy and quick to make; with all the ingredients handy, the preparations can be done in about an hour (steaming time included). ...
Winter Melon and Dried Longan Drink Winter Melon and Dried Longan Drink I make this healing drinking look fancier here, but the way it is served will not degrade its cooling property for curbing the summer heat in our bodies. ...
Wok-Fried Chinese Water Spinach with Anchovies, How to Do it Easily Wok-Fried Chinese Water Spinach with Anchovies, How to Do it Easily When it’s done well, the vegetable will turn vibrantly green and attached with intense flavors from the aromatics it cooked with. ...
Wontons in Soup Wontons in Soup Making these wontons can be fun particularly when you do it together with your friends or family members, wrap, chat, cheer . . . May choose to use ground pork or beef as wonton fillings. ...
Yuba Wraps (Beancurd Sheet Rolls) – a Traditional Chinese Vegetarian Dish Yuba Wraps (Beancurd Sheet Rolls) – a Traditional Chinese Vegetarian Dish Shanghainese call this ‘Vegetarian Goose’, a traditional dish they often served as appetizer. ...