How to properly slice beef for Chinese stir fry?

Choosing the right part of beef for Chinese stir fry is crucial, and slicing properly for a tender taste is often an important step people would miss, or didn’t think it would matter.   Usually choosing the right part for stir fry need to consider three things:  tenderness, thickness and boneless.  I usually take the…

55cm Korean beef sushi at Hongdae

From what I know, Korean beef do not export out of the country so the only way to try Korean beef is to visit Korea in person. There are various ways to eat Korean beef, that includes BBQ, stir fry and they even serve it raw. This 55cm long Korean beef sushi is definitely a…

A clean way to marinate meats

|ziplog bags| the benefits of using ziplog bags to marinate your meat: – the best way to marinate the meat in and out thoroughly without having to physically touch it with your hands (this is particularly important to those who are bothered by housewife hands) – makes easier storage in the fridge and freezer –…

How to choose your Korean BBQ sauce?

If you’re going through some post-long weekend syndrome and are still trying to get things back on track, or at least make yourself a dinner tonight, try this lazy easy Asian recipe. Korean BBQ sauce may be an option other than teriyaki sauce, if you are so into the Asian twist for your meat. The…

Braising beef brisket with thick soy sauce glaze in 1 hour

| Braising beef brisket with thick soy sauce glaze in 1 hour | I once heard from a chef that “Baking is science and cooking is art”, there are so many ways of cooking you can try and you will still make a dish out of it, just like a painting! Most of the time…

Homemade beef brisket in clear broth with rice noodles

|Homemade beef brisket in clear broth with rice noodles| This is one of the very local dish from Hong Kong that I miss a lot, so after researching here and there, I came up with this way of making. The trick to make this clear yet flavoured broth is actually adding cans of chicken stock…

Red braised beef noodle soup in Taiwanese style

|Red braised beef noodle soup in Taiwanese style| Have you tried making your own Asian noodles yet? Now this is what you can do with the fresh noodles you’ve just made! Red braised beef noodle soup is one of my favourite Taiwanese delicacies, but I just couldn’t find one place that serves a good beef…

Beef brisket braised in Vietnamese style with lemongrass “bo kho”

|Beef brisket braised in Vietnamese style with lemongrass “bo kho”| This is one of a very popular dish you can find in any Vietnamese restaurant under the name “Bo Kho”. I have tried it a few times and just randomly made up my own way to make it, anyone who is familiar with Vietnamese cuisine…