Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Yen Can Cook: Steamed Minced Pork with Dong Cai


Steamed minced pork with Dong Cai (冬菜蒸猪肉), this definitely favorite dish of mine from my childhood days. I can easily finish a bowl of rice with only this, a very comforting yet simple to prepare dish. Dong Cai (冬菜), a type of pickled Chinese cabbage which consists of finely chopped Tianjin cabbage, garlic and salt. This pickled vegetable is used […]

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Yen Can Cook: Pickled Pumpkin


Pickled pumpkin, another simple recipe to use up the leftover pumpkin other than the pumpkin soup I’ve shared previously. Ingredients 500g pumpkin 5-6 sour plums   12 limes 100g sugar 30g salt ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Step 1: Cut the pumpkin into small pieces and thinly sliced. Step 2: Sprinkled some salt to the sliced pumpkin and wait for 5 – 10 minutes. […]

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