October 21, 2020

Sesame Crusted Chinese Dumplings

Posted on May 6, 2020 by in beef

Sesame Crusted Chinese Dumplings

Sesame Crusted Chinese Dumplings are just the most moreish thing you can eat. So, my advise is that you make as many as you can, they literally fly off the plate. We loved the Sesame Crusted Chinese Dumplings so much that they have become a regular item on our menu. I know, I know, you […]


Posted on April 16, 2019 by in pasta, seafood


Potstickers are one of the major foods eaten during the Chinese New Year and year-round in the northern provinces. I have to admit, I don’t understand why we cannot eat potstickers in my house every single day. Gosh they are so moreish. Potstickers are easier to make than you might think and taste way better […]

Oriental Beef Casserole – a stew in disguise.

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in beef

Oriental Beef Casserole

Oriental Beef Casserole – fragrant with garlic, ginger, star anise and soy. Just perfect for lazy days the crackling fire. My husbands hates stews. He had too many bad, watery, cabbage stews in school hostel, so it does not matter what flavors I offer, if it has the word “stew” in it, he threatens to […]

Pork and Noodle Stir Fry

Posted on August 4, 2015 by in pork

Pork and Noodle Stir Fry

Pork and Noodle stir fry with a sweet and sour sauce, yum! It is packed with flavor, quick to prepare and kids love it! At least my kids, that is. It was also the first dish my children ordered when I asked them to name a few of their favorites to pack in their lunch […]

Chinese Chicken – the best I’ve tasted so far!

Posted on June 17, 2015 by in Chicken

Chinese Chicken

Chinese Chicken can mean a gazillion different things, but to me, it means take-out and lots of it. I worked in Port Elizabeth for a good couple of years, met my husband there and after a while we moved to the mother city, Cape Town. Whilst living in Port Elizabeth, Michael’s, a no-fuss Chinese take […]

Oriental Chicken Noodle Salad – perfect for shoestring eating!

Posted on January 15, 2014 by in Chicken, rsg


Oriental flavors are at the top of my list when it comes to cooking. I love the vibrancy, the color and the flavor explosion happening in my mouth when I eat a bowl of a Chinese Pork Fillet, Chinese Noodles or even a Thai broth. Oriental flavors are so simple, yet together they make magic […]