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…

What’s the easiest way to peel grapes for your dessert?

I’ve heard friends who have actually bought grapes peeler!  But no you honestly don’t need that many fancy tools to stuff your kitchen drawers.  Peeling grapes is not a fancy preparation for fruits, if you’re making grape jello it would be better to use skinless grapes for sure.   Elongated seedless grapes would be easier…

A complete guide of Chinese ingredients in English

For those English speakers who are very much into the Chinese/Asian ingredients but often have no idea what they are in English, this complete guide may comes handy for you.   It’s actually compiled by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department in Hong Kong, and have listed almost every possible ingredients that Chinese or Asian…

Do left overs always taste bad?

If left overs are handled in a proper way, it could taste even better than when it was freshly made. Many Asian stew dishes requires a long time to cook, some may even take over night to cook, like braising pork hock. But after it has been cooling off for the night, the oil or…

Thermometer for oven

There are countless things you need to be aware of if you want to succeed in making your macarons. one of them is you need to prepare an oven thermometer to keep track of the temperature. Every oven works and heat differently, and whatever you preset on the digital panel may not reflect the actual…

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 debone chicken wings in 1 minute?

If you’re interested in my previous post about making the traditional stuffed chicken wings, check out my tutorial on how to debone chicken wings in just 1 minute!   有興趣在這個週末嘗試做糯米釀雞翼,不如看看我的1分鐘雞翼去骨視頻教學分享:

5 super foods for Asian taste

Vegetarian diet is not the only option for better health.  Many have chosen stricter diets like Paleo or even Ketogenic diet.  However I find that the easiest way to start is to include as much superfood in your diet as possible. Paleo and Ketogenic seems to be a tough transition to most of Asians is…

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…

Macaron

  There are two ways of making macaron – Italian or French method.  The two methods both uses the same ingredients including egg whites, almond meal and confectionery sugar, the only difference is italian’s method would require to make a syrup and the procedure between the two methods also differ.  Some people suggested that italian…