Project Life

Project Life

Welcome to Monday ! Easy Basic Almond Cookies : 1 cup  Butter softened 3/4 cup sugar 1  eggs 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 48 whole blanched almonds 1  egg yolk 1 tablespoon water Heat oven to 350°F. Combine butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and almond flavoring; beat until [...]

Saturday Brunch * Congee

Saturday Brunch * Congee

Happy Saturday morning ! After a week of Rain and Cold it's nice to see Sunshine coming through our windows. In honor of Chinese New Year here a recipe from my Mother in Law - good for breakfast,sick kids or anytime of day >>>> Cantonese Rice Congee 1 rice cup (6 oz) raw jasmine long [...]

Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies

Who Invented The Fortune Cookie? It’s a mystery shrouded in an enigma wrapped in a cookie. Today’s prepackaged meal-ending prophecy has Asian antecedents that go back to the thirteenth century, when anti-Mongol rebels in China passed secret messages in cakes. Beginning in the 1870s, Chinese railroad workers in America baked holiday greetings inside biscuits. But [...]

Friday Craft Table

Friday Craft Table

This Friday on my craft table is fun Chinese New Year Crafts: Basic Supplies : construction paperpaper plates Scissor ,paint and glue Fan : Cut a paper plate , paint red , add sequins and sticks from the yard - tied with string. Classic Fan. Traditional Chinese Fan, an Artistic Symbol of Literati and Social Status. Fan is in common [...]

Year of the Rat : 2020

Year of the Rat : 2020

Welcome to Thursday -and my start of Chinese New Year post. Every year on my blog I share my family celebration of family ,food and fun - Today the history and some background as we get read for Jan 25 th Chinese New Year ! Lisa Jung What is Chinese New Year? This important date [...]

Gung hay fat choy * Happy New Year !

Gung hay fat choy * Happy New Year !

Happy Chinese New Year ! 2019 is the year of the Pig : Chinese New Year in our family is all about family,food and fun . Tom's Fried Rice : Rice ( cooked the night before and let it dry) Long gain/ Jasmine 2 t oil for wok eggs (beaten) Cut vegetables ( can be [...]