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HK Style Baked Pork Chop on Rice

I grew up eating this pretty much in every Cha Chan Tangs (HK Style Cafes) in Richmond. It seems like a bold statement but honestly, its not that crazy. Unlike the bustling streets of Hong Kong, Richmond has only a few HK Style Cafe’s. On the top of my head, I can count only around ten. Okay, thats not a few, but still. If I were to say I’ve eaten at every Cha Chan Tang in Hong Kong, then that would totes be a different story. This is a classic HK Western dish that will only make you come back for more. Juicy, fried pork chop coated with tomato-garlicky sauce and lotsa and lotsa melted cheese. All embedded on white jasmine rice. Fried rice would definitely be more authentic. But we’re talking Simple TOR Recipes here. So I’ll go with the fast and simple approach. It’s good either way! I mean, you might wanna feel extra tonight, who knows? Yield: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups rice, cooked pork loins, pounded to ~1cm thick in height (marinated: …

Butter Garlic Prawn Linguine

Oh hello helloooo! Thanks for dropping by! It’s been a heck of a week for so many of you, and you may be feeling frustrated about all that’s going on. Whether you or your loved ones are affected physically by this COVID-19 or your major life event (ie. marriage, graduation) had to be postponed or cancelled. Or maybe there just wasn’t any ice-cream left when you were at the grocery market today. Out of all this uncertainty, I just pray that you will find hope and peace, and that God will comfort and strengthen you. I hope these recipes will serve you well and help you at least a bit throughout this difficult time. Aside from all the gloomy news, this linguine dish is one of my all time favourite pastas to make. No linguine? No problem. Any pasta would do. This is one of the simplest recipes I created, but definitely one of the best. It’s garlicky, lemony, buttery, and tomato-y. All the good things. Secret? A splash of white wine will do. Trust …

Beef Stew in Red Wine

This beef stew is nothing short of delicious. The flavors of the ingredients pairs perfectly well with the red wine. If you know me, I’m not so much of a wine drinker, but I absolutely love cooking with wine. So I’m telling ya.. When you got a bottle or two waiting for you at home, it’s time to make this super simple recipe for dinner – for your family or your next gathering. You and your guests will sure love it! Yield: 6-8 portions (recipe can easily be halved) Ingredients: 3 lbs beef stew meat, cubed 2 large carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces 3 cooking onions, chopped into quarters 2 cups of button mushrooms, sliced into quarters 1 beet, chopped 6 large tomatoes, cut into eighth’s 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 small can (156 mL) tomato paste 4 sprigs of thyme 550 mL red wine (~ 3/4 bottle) 1.5 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp salt salt + pepper to taste   Note: if you want to use less wine, you can …