This is a really simple dish and the most important component is probably the freshness of the vegetables itself. Like most Chinese, I love choy sum or otherwise known as Chinese flowering cabbage (quite a mouthful!) - these green leafy vegetables are commonly sold in most Asian supermarkets so I don't think you will have trouble buying these. As its name implies, you can find tiny yellow 'flowers' in the vegetable and these have a mild taste with a slight crunchy texture. Simply stir-fried with garlic and a good dollop of abalone sauce, these are best served hot and with piping hot steamed rice!
I love omelettes - both the western variety and the Chinese styled omelettes. Well, strictly speaking, today's feature is more of a stir-fried egg recipe. This is such a great basic dish to serve with hot steamed rice and most of the time, the ingredients are probably already in your fridge/ pantry! For today, I used Yuen Chun's new bonito sauce product as pictured below (a tad sourish) to add a slight twist to this everyday favourite of ours.
I love these vegetables! Have you tried them? I believe these are called hairy gourd in English according to my research so do correct me if I'm wrong or if you know of another name for these yummy gourds. This is such an easy, economical and simply satisfying dish. If you are not used to these vegetables, they are pretty mild tasting and the texture is like a softer version of a cucumber in my opinion. These are available at most Asian supermarkets so do pick one up the next time you're there!
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