HOME COOKING 開心自家煮 – WEEK OF 09/01/14 – (BAY AREA)

Catching up on my home cooking post now … week of 09/01/14

09/01/14 Home made brunch – homemade whole wheat toast, with Canadian bacon and cheese, egg on top! Side of greens!


09/02/14 Dinner – home made braised beef brisket, beef tendon with daikon 蘿蔔柱侯牛筋牛腱, stir fry Chinese napa 炒包心大白菜


09/03/14 Dinner – vermicelli noodle soup with lettuces 生菜湯粉 + home made braised beef brisket, beef tendon with daikon 蘿蔔柱侯牛筋牛腱


09/04/14 Dinner – Hairy gourd soup with pork and salted egg 節瓜咸蛋瘦肉湯, stir fry tofu + mushrooms + tofu 豆腐菇炒瘦肉


09/06/14 Brunch – home made french whole wheat toast + Berkshire sausage links + eggs + oranges




Easy, simple, healthy, fluffy homemade Whole Wheat Pancakes 自製全麥鬆餅


The amount I listed is good for 2 people, about 4 pancakes. You can double the amount to serve more.


  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup milk  – I used 2% milk
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice – you may use vinegar, or white wine
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 egg
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • little more butter for greasing pan or griddle


  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a big bowl (whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, salt).
  2. In a sperate bowl mix milk and lemon juice together first. Then add egg and melted butter. Mix til smooth.
  3. Slowly at a time, mix the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix til you get smooth but little lumpy texture. See my picture for reference.
  4. I used regular cooking pan. Turn stove medium to medium-low heat, add some butter. Then scoop pancake mixture in pan, gently spread into circle. Cook for 1-2 minutes, rule of thumb, you can flip the pancake when you see little bubbles forming.
  5. Serve these fluffy pancakes with butter and maple syrup!


Homemade Grapefruit Marmalade + Spread on Homemade Toast – RECIPE食譜

What to do with lots grapefruit? Here is what I did – Grapefruit Marmalade! End result was excellent! Sweet & Tangy. I spread it on some homemade toast for breakfast. Super yummy breakfast and excellent source of Vitamin C.

Homemade Grapefruit Marmalade Spread on Homemade Toast - super yummy breakfast!

Homemade Grapefruit Marmalade Spread on Homemade Toast – super yummy breakfast!

Fresh Grapefruits

Fresh Grapefruits

Home Made Naan Bread (Soft & Chewy)

Ok, just for the fun of it … I will be adding some home-made meals post.

I made some naan bread couple days ago, it was soft & chewy. Its best when its freshly made, hot from the pan (yes I made them on a regular pan).

Home Made Naan Bread

Home Made Naan Bread

I had some left over and microwave it 30sec the next day … still soft and chewy!!!!! Goes best with curry!!!!