Vietnamese pancake (banh xeo)

I was in Vietnam recently traveling from Ho Chi Ming City (Saigon) all the way up to Hanoi (Hoi An, Hue, Halong Bay).  Took two cooking classes, one in Ho Chi Minh City and one in Hoi An (Tra que organic farm) Here is the recipe and a demo video how to make the most…

Chinese Kitchen – Monday March 30th, 6-9pm

This is not your take-out version of Chinese cuisine this is the real deal! Eddy is a master with a wok and is more than willing to share the generations of secrets that he has learned all the while feeding you a feast while he’s doing it! On the menu: Cantonese Style Wonton with Prawn…

Chinese Kitchen – Thursday September 18th, 6-9pm

Some of these dishes you might have tried before but my guess is that few of you know what it takes to prepare authentic Chinese favorites like these. You will be amazed at the complexity of Chinese cooking and Eddy Ng is more than happy to let you in on some his family secrets. On…

West Coast Seafood Madness- Tuesday June 3rd, 6-9pm

Pan Fried West Coast Spotted Prawn in Virgin Soy Sauce, Garlic and Shallot -頭抽香煎西岸大蝦 Honey miso glazed Pacific Spring salmon, mango and papaya sauce -蜜汁味噌焗三文柳,木瓜杧果醬汁 Pan grilled local halibut collar with ginger and garlic, premium soy sauce -頭抽煎哈利 Braised Fanny Bay Oyster with Shallot and Green Onion, Hot Pot Style -薑蔥焗大蠔煲 Ginger and Green Onion…

Singaporean-Style Fried Vermicelli Noodle – 星州炒米

It is a dish of simple fried vermicelli noodle in curry powder, soy sauce, red pepper, sweet onion and bean sprout. Although it carries the name “Singapore”, Hong Kong is the city where the dish was originated. At present, you can find this noodle dish almost everywhere in the world. The original recipe calls for…

Paella, Spanish Seafood Rice

I spent my last Christmas holiday traveling around Spain last year to taste various type of Paellas.  The original Paella recipe came from Lake Albufera near the Gulf of Valencia in the 19 century.  Many non-Spanish view Paella as a Spanish national dish but most Spanish classify Paella as a regional Valencian dish. Valencians, in…

Spotted Prawn in Premium Soy Sauce – 豉油皇干煎大蝦

Succulent, sweet and generously sized, spot prawns are considered a delicacy throughout the world. In fact, 90 percent of the prawns caught in BC are exported to Japan served as sushi. But the 10 percent that sticks around makes for some good eating in Vancouver in May and June.  I usually purchase my spotted prawns…

Linguine con le Vongole – Clam Linguine

I love noodles!  I made a Chinese crab recipe with egg noodle yesterday and I am tossing an Italian clam linguine tonight. I always think Chinese and Italian are link together with “Noodle”. Also the question – Is Italian spaghetti derived from Chinese noodles? The popular belief saying Marco Polo introduced Chinese noodles to Italy…

Pan Fried Ginger and Green Onion Dungeness crab, 干炒薑蔥蟹

This is a very traditional old style recipe from generations down.  You can find this dish in most of the Oceanside restaurants in the Southern China region.  Although there is a wet version serves with noodle, the one you see here is the dry variety without the sauce.  However I can assure you this is…