Braised Sea Cucumber and Mushrooms With Broccoli

I think I’m done with eating! It’s the 3rd day of the Lunar New Year celebrations and because day 1 fell on a Sunday we have an extra day off. So we’ve literally been having massive meals for the past 4 days (we start off the reunion dinner on the eve of Chinese New Year). … More Braised Sea Cucumber and Mushrooms With Broccoli

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Low Carb Yu Sheng

This Chinese New Year will be different! I got tired of tossing Yu Sheng and not eating any of it year after year. Yu Sheng is a kind of “prosperity” salad made up of shredded vegetables and tossed with a sweet plum sauce. It is one of the distinctives of Chinese New Year – its … More Low Carb Yu Sheng

Low Carb Bak Kwa

Chinese New Year is a tricky time for me. It is a completely carb-laden festival and most meals have hidden and not so hidden carbs. This year helper D asked if I was going to make pineapple tarts – I seriously considered this but even if I made a low carb shortcrust pastry, each portion … More Low Carb Bak Kwa