Five Ingredients, Flour • 面(miàn), Sweets • 点心(diǎnxin)

Steamed Rose Buns (蒸玫瑰花卷)

The Valentine's Day is arriving again~ Personally I do not like this "valentine" festival, because these days it is pure commercial and served only for corporations' marketing purposes. However I am not against celebrating love with your loved one. And it doesn't mean you must spend lots of money in a fancy restaurants on specifically… Continue reading Steamed Rose Buns (蒸玫瑰花卷)

Five Ingredients, Flour • 面(miàn), Sweets • 点心(diǎnxin)

Steamed Corn Buns: Wō wo tóu (窝窝头)

As a northern Chinese, I used to eat food made of corn flour a lot in my hometown. I remember my family from time to time made corn flour pancake for dinner or breakfast. And my grandma also used to buy the steamed corn-flour sponge cake to me and my cousin for desserts. After I've… Continue reading Steamed Corn Buns: Wō wo tóu (窝窝头)

Flour • 面(miàn)

Pan Fried Scallion Flavored Buns (葱油饼)

"If you could live with only one kind of food for the rest of your life. What would it be?" This was a question my husband (by then boyfriend) asked me when the first time he cooked for me. "It has to be the Buns!" I answered. For a person from north China, the buns… Continue reading Pan Fried Scallion Flavored Buns (葱油饼)