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Healthy Eating Day 3

Today is a new day – salad day!  I definitely had my fair share of greens from morning till night.  I find it relatively easy to make salad or buy salad anywhere.  I decided to make this a salad day because despite how we are constantly taught that leafy greens are good for our bodies, […]

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Seafood Heaven

Having grown up in Hong Kong I have always been exposed to all types of food.  Hong Kong is unique not only as a city with it’s tall architectural buildings to the narrow winding roads up and down the mountains.  Decadent lifestyle is what Hong Kong people are used to with the best gourmet food […]

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Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

(picture does not indicate true serving size) I make a lot of fancy dishes.  I make a lot of variations of popular or traditional dishes.  However, sometimes it is nice to just make something simple and homey.  My mom has always been my inspiration and mentor for cooking because she is such a fabulous cook […]

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Szechuan Spicy Shrimp Recipe

Whenever I am back in Hong Kong at home, I really like to take advantage of the fact that I have a huge kitchen and plenty of counter space to work with. I love my kitchen back in Orange County but it can be challenging to cook and blog from there.  Today, I am going […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

When thinking about food it is often hard to take a silhouette picture of it just because we normally don’t backlight food.  We want to see what we are eating and all the ingredients that go into it.  It took my brain some time to think around it and come up with this photo.  A […]

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Liángfěn with Black Bean Chili Sauce

When I started Gourmand Chic almost three years ago, I reached out to a lot of foodies, chefs and people in the culinary social media world.  One of the first people I met was Shanti Christensen.  I got to know her little by little over the years and even though we have yet to meet […]

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