Saturday, March 30, 2013

Young pigeon Stewed with Bird's Nest

- 20g bird's nest
- 1 young pigeon
- 2pcs red dates
- 10pcs Fructus lycii
- some onion slices
- suitable amount of rock sugar

1. Soak the bird's nest in water for 2-4 hours.
2. Remove any foreign matter and stew it for 15 minutes.
3. Cleanse the young pigeon before placing it into a pot of water.
4. Cook with strong heat and switch to low heat after it has boiled.
5. Continue cooking until the pigeon meat is fully cooked.
6. Add the red dates, Fructus lycii, the onion slices and the sugar and stew it for 3 minutes.
7. Add the bird's nest and  stew it for another 10 minutes.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Papaya with Bird's Nest

- 10g bird's nest
- 1 papaya
- 70g fresh milk
- some honey and rock sugar.

1. Wash the papaya to clean it before cutting it into halves.
2. Remove the pulp.
3. Add fresh milk into cavity of the papaya together with the bird's nest (pre-soaked and stewed for 3      minutes), honey and rock sugar.
4. Cover the papaya with the other half and stew it for another 10-15 minutes.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Bird's nest with Scallop, Lotus Root and Sweet Peas

- 10g bird's nest
- 2 garlic (minced)
- 3 sections of lotus root
- 100g sweet peas
- 4 pieces scallop (dried)
- salt and suitable amount of oil

1. Soak the bird's nest for 45 minutes, and remove any foreign matter and cleanse it.
2. Fry the minced garlic in oil till it turns golden brown.
3. Add in the cut lotus roots and fry it.
4. Add in the sweet peas, suitable amount of salt and tapioca powder and stew it for 3 minutes.
5. Add in the cleansed scallops which has been soaked together with suitable amount of water into pot and fry.
6. Add in the bird's nest and stew it for another 3 minutes.