This Local Style Beef Tomato is an old-time Hawaii favorite dish of Cantonese origin. Typically, this dish calls for bell peppers which I don't care for so I left it out but add it in if you like bell peppers.
This Shoyu Fried Noodles is a quick throw-together dish that is simple to make and can be made with whatever you have in the house.
The “surprise” comes from the warmth of the ginger and the subtly sweet pop you get from the dates as you eat the cake and from the pineapple ring embedded in the top when the cake is inverted.
Chinese pretzels or tong wan is one of my favorite snacks. It brings back fond memories of celebrating Chinese New Year with my family.