Autumn • 秋(qiū), Flour • 面(miàn), Rice • 米(mǐ), Winter • 冬(dōng)

Pumpkin 3 Ways: Autumn Recipes for Pumpkin Lovers

The golden season has finally returned in town, and one of the best ingredients for the Autumn is, always has been, THE PUMPKIN!!! I've been enjoying the pumpkin recently and found it such an interesting and versatile vegetable to cook. Wether for a soup, or an easy lunch dish going with either noodles or rice,… Continue reading Pumpkin 3 Ways: Autumn Recipes for Pumpkin Lovers

Rice • 米(mǐ)

Yangzhou Fried Rice (扬州炒饭)

I can't really recall the reason, but this dish Yangzhou Fried Rice had been, for a long time, a signature dish of my Mom for wishing me good luck. I clearly remember that the day when I took the National College Entrance Examination (全国统一高考), THE exam in China that to qualify a student to enter… Continue reading Yangzhou Fried Rice (扬州炒饭)

Five Ingredients, Rice • 米(mǐ)

Millet Congee (小米粥)

I can't remember since when I stopped eating congee. Growing up, congee had played an important role in my daily meals. From time to time, grandma prepared me congee for breakfast or dinner. My childhood congee was mainly made of rice, sometimes with green beans or millet added. It was a simple, yet warm and… Continue reading Millet Congee (小米粥)