Find recipes that use a Chinese bamboo steamer to cook fish, vegetables or steamed buns. We also have recipes for steamed puddings including chocolate sponge puddings, sticky toffee pudding and Christmas pudding.
A delicious, very easy to make, suet pastry pudding. This is my mum's recipe. I usually serve it with shredded cabbage and mash - pure comfort food!
This lovely Christmas pudding recipe has been in our family for four generations and is rich, moist and quite sticky, all the things a perfect Christmas pudding should be. We broke tradition by adding a few extra ingredients over the years but we still like to make it on "stir up Sunday" and we still stir from east to west.
This is a simple recipe for Chinese barbecue pork buns. A wok equipped with a stainless steel steam plate (a plate with holes to allow steam to pass) is required to make these. You will also need to follow the recipe on this site for Hom Bao (Chinese steamed buns).
This is a classic recipe that's simple, too. Most of the work is preparing the mussels; cooking takes very little time. Crusty bread is essential for dipping in the buttery wine sauce.
A deliciously smooth pesto-like pasta sauce made with sautéed red peppers, onions and almonds, tossed with freshly cooked pasta.
So simple, but so good - steamed clams served in their own liqueur. Serve with a crusty baguette, or over pasta.
Follow this recipe carefully and you will be rewarded with comforting, fluffy and tasty Chinese steamed buns. Hom Bao refers to any filled Chinese buns, but if you want to fill these with traditional barbecue pork filling before steaming, follow the recipe for Char Siu Bao, also on this site.
Sliced pork fillet is marinated in a curry paste, then stir-fried with onions, before being tossed together with potato cubes. Serve as a delicious meal on its own or with freshly cooked rice.
Fresh mussels steamed in butter, shallots and white wine. Use only fresh mussels, which are tightly closed when you buy them. Serve with slices of fresh crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce.
Serve this delectable dish with a fresh, warm loaf of crusty bread for mopping up all the delicious sauce. Use Spanish chorizo if you can't find the Portuguese chouriço.