Pan-fried Stuffed Bittermelon
Summer in Hong Kong or in South China is long and hot. In order to eliminate some heat, Cantonese would look for suitable food. Bitter melon is a summer seasonal must-have for Cantonese, also one of the commonly-seen Asian vegetable and can be obtained easily worldwide. Chinese consider it ‘cold’ food and its bitterness can eliminate the ‘heat’ in the body. It’s also scientifically proved that bitter melon is a good source of nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, folate and vitamin A; it can help to reduce blood sugar and decrease cholesterol levels.