Looking to get your vegetarian fix and learn a new Chinese dish in the process? Look no further! Mao is back with another wonderful video recipe for the popular dish ‘Steamed Baby Cabbage with Vermicelli and Garlic’. Ingredients: one baby cabbage, 25g vermicelli, garlic and red chilli. Check out more of Mao’s video recipes on […]

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Mao is back with another delicious Chinese dish for you to try. We especially love the spring onion oil which you can then go on to use for other dishes during the week… all topped with a fried egg – delicious! Ingredients: 12 spring onions, six shallots, oil, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, caster […]

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Wow, what a treat. Christmas and a video recipe of my favourite Chinese dish all in one week – I can’t wait to try this one out. Ingredients: 380g sirloin joint, 2tsp bicarbonate of soda, salt, wheat starch/potato starch, oil, sesame oil, 2 spring onions, garlic, sichauan pepper, dried chillies, lettuce, sesame seeds, crushed chillies, chilli […]

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Looking for the perfect Chinese winter warmer to fuel those late night character sessions? Look no further than Mao’s latest delicious recipe – stir-fry pickled kale with pork mince and bean. It’s a traditional Cantonese dish that is most commonly served with rice porridge. Ingredient: 300g beans, 500g pork mince, 1 red chilli, some garlic and pickled […]

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After some time away from the kitchen, Mao is back with a trio of recipes that are sure to have you drooling. All of the three dishes come from the first – boiled beef, so although it might at first seem like there is a lot of work to do, you might be surprised. Impress […]

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After running a marathon and travelling the world, Mao is finally back bringing us the Chinese recipes that we love! These cute Piggy Buns are the ultimate party piece or to serve a fussy eater…who could resist?! Buns (mantou,馒头) are the most common food among Chinese families and wherever you venture in China you will […]

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Mao is back with the final installment from her kitchen before a well deserved summer break… and this dish is sure to get some bellies rumbling! With just three simple ingredients – king prawns, broccoli and garlic – there’s absolutely no excuse not to try this tasty recipe. Mao gives some top tips for how to […]

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There’s nothing I love more than late-night street food in China. Whether in Guangzhou where people are famed for eating almost anything, or in Shanghai with a ‘sweeter tooth’, you’re sure to find something that you love and have never tried before. That said, there’s plenty of food in China with the ‘shock factor’ – here’s 5 […]

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Today is Dragon Boat Festival (端午节 – Duānwǔ jié) in China and for hungry mouths that means only one thing – it’s time to make Zongzi! Zongzi are a traditional dish of glutinous rice which can be filled with a variety of treats, all wrapped in bamboo leaf. Ingredients: 250g glutinous rice, 250 pork belly, […]

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This dish takes 12 hours to prepare and 25 minutes to cook, so it’s not for the under-prepared chef. However, check out the featured image and you will know that the results are absolutely fantastic! Warning: don’t watch this video if you’re about to make lunch – one thing’s for sure, my beans on toast […]

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