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Shoyu And Tofu Whole Fish With Ginger

According to Mom who grew up in Taiwan, it was common to hear that a mother-in-law would test the kitchen skills of her future...

Hot And Sour Soup

Everyone knows hot and sour soup. It's the staple soup served at Chinese restaurants and all that sourness makes you salivate. The only disappointing...

Green Onion Pie Tortillas

Mom decided to try something new today and I think she hit the jackpot on these. Store-bought tortillas can sometimes taste a little dry....

Chinese Cabbage And Long Rice Stir Fry

Cooking long rice in a stir fry can be tricky. The noodles can clump together since they have a tendency to stick. But the...

Potatoes And Pork Stir Fry

You normally wouldn't think to add potatoes to a stir fry, but if you can take the starch out, then stir-fried potatoes are a...

Blooming Squid Stir Fry

Squid is not the first thing people stock up on at the grocery stores, but don't let unfamiliar foods stand in your way of...

Minced Pork Tofu

The steps for this recipe is similar to mabo tofu: put in all your ingredients, add some water, let it cook, then thicken it...

Pork And Squash Jiaozi (Dumplings)

Mom received some beautiful young squash from a friend that she decided to use in this jiaozi recipe. Normally, we use the common green...

Green Onion Pie

This is hands down my #1 favorite traditional Chinese dish. My Mom would make this once in a while and I remember requesting it...

Pork And Green Cabbage Baozi

Baozi (or bao) is just one of the many traditional dishes that I grew up with. My Mom would make these by hand and...

Shoyu Pork And Eggs

Shoyu pork and eggs is an easy dish that cooks a lot of food with minimal effort. Preparation takes only about 20 minutes. Boil...

Tag: Chinese Cuisine

Fried Zucchini With Panko

I've been growing cocozelle zucchini in my backyard aquaponics system, which has provided my family with several wonderful dinners so far. The cocozelle zucchini is a slighty nutty and flavorful zucchini, which suits a panko-covered fried zucchini recipe like...

Growing Cocozelle Zucchini In My Backyard Aquaponics System

My brother Michael gifted my Mom and I with some heirloom vegetable seeds and I was eager to see if I could grow some larger vegetables in my aquaponics system here in Hawaii. I tried some butter squash in...

The Very Best Beaches In Hawaii To Visit As A Local

As a frequent traveler myself, I wanted to create a list of the best beaches in Hawaii to help you figure out which beaches you should be visiting during your trip to the islands. This list is of course...

Weather In Hawaii In March: Travel, Events And The Best Time To Go

March in Hawaii is a transition period where winter morphs into summer. Since we're so close to the equator, Hawaii doesn't really have a true spring or summer. Instead, March is the month where there tends to be a...

Weather In Hawaii In April: Travel, Events And The Best Time To Go

Despite what you may think, Hawaii in April is not the rainiest month to visit Hawaii. By the time April hits, the rainy season is at the end of its run and the warmer days of May are already...