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…

Has anyone tried making the Japanese style rolled omelet?

  It would be much easier to make it with a rectangular shaped pan and you can purchase that at any Japanese or Korean supermarket. And if you didn’t roll your omelet nicely, don’t worry, you can always trim it at the end with a knife. The only key to success is keep the heat…

Loose tea leaves for HK style milk tea

If you are interested to try making the HK style milk tea with the Moka pot, this is the black loose tea leaves I use. It can be found at Walmart in the tea leaves section. If you want to make rich HK milk tea you will need to use loose tea leaves like this,…

An alternative to chicken stock

Using highly concentrated organic chicken base, you can add any amount of water as you wish to dilute, it actually allows you to have more control over the flavour when you braise or slow cook the meat using Asian methods. I bought this at Costco at about $8.49 and it said you can use as…

Where should you buy legitimate purple sweet potato?

In the winter time we often like to make ginger soup to keep us warm, one of the old time favourite – purple yam ginger sweet soup – is a very popular winter Chinese soup. You can make this with other sweet potato as well but I like it better with the purple colour! These…

Quickest and safest way to peel ginger

The easiest, quickest and safest way to peel ginger is to use the side of a spoon to scrape it! The other common way is to use the back of the knife, but I find that using a spoon, which is also used by many executive chef, is actually much safer and easier to peel…

Secrets to a yummy japanese curry rice

|Secrets to a yummy japanese curry rice| Japanese curry rice is probably one of the easiest dish to make for a simple dinner, but to make a good and yummy japanese curry rice dish, there are two secrets to it. Or three. First i never really like to follow their instructions, because whenever i follow…

Homemade sesame paste

  |homemade sesame paste| White sesame seeds are used in many asian food to garnish or to enhance flavour of the dish, or make your own sesame dressing.  To make your own sesame paste is actually easier than buying from the grocery store. Other than toasted sesame seeds, you will need a food processor or…