Chinese Five-Spice Roast Chicken

Chinese Five-Spice Roast Chicken

Chinese five-spice is a perfect spice for roasted chicken.  Continue reading

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Melanie’s Smoked Pork Eisbein (Hock) with Buttered Cabbage

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My hubby is a freak when it’s comes to Eisbein and buys it every week. Whilst I don’t post it every week I was dying to try Gail Haiselsteiner’s recipe because my mouth’s been watering ever since she posted it. Glad I did. Gail’s Eisbein had a German theme (Go figure 😊) I opted for Chinese flavorings, but left her recipe fairly intact. It was delicious!  Continue reading

Melanie’s Beef Chow Mein

TRH Melanie's Beef Chow Mein

Another request for lunch on Sunday was Chow Mein. I opted for Beef Chow Mein but you can use any meat of your choice. The recipe and method stays the same, although I might mention that I tend to be a tad more generous with the Oyster sauce when making beef. A very popular Chinese take-out which never fails to please. Continue reading