Recipe “Research”

In case people are wondering how I decide which recipes to try or how I kludge things together… Well I usually start by searching google. For Chinese stuff, I look first and see if any of my “usual” websites have the recipe. They are: The Woks of Lifehttps://thewoksoflife.com/ Carolyn Phillipshttp://carolynjphillips.blogspot.com Serious Eatshttps://www.seriouseats.com/ Use Real Butterhttp://userealbutter.com/… Read More Recipe “Research”

Links for Preserved Foods

Chinese bacon – 臘肉 This is really good! https://thewoksoflife.com/2015/12/chinese-cured-pork-belly/ Kimchee Recipe I didn’t add as much red pepper flakes and I used sha cha sauce (Chinese BBQ sauce, which is some sort of fish paste or sauce) instead of the brined shrimp and fish sauce because I didn’t have any. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTucCw1w6Ak https://www.maangchi.com/recipe/tongbaechu-kimchi Brined Duck Eggs… Read More Links for Preserved Foods

Two Zongzi* (粽子)Recipes (Sweet & Savory)

What are zongzi?  https://oriquilt.blogspot.com/2019/02/what-are-zongzi.html Please note: This is a multi-step and possibly multi day process especially the savory version.  Please read through the entire recipe(s) before starting. Sweet adzuki bean paste zongzi Filling: (You can also buy canned red bean paste in Asian grocery stores) Ingredients: Dried adzuki beans 12oz bag 4 – 8 oz of… Read More Two Zongzi* (粽子)Recipes (Sweet & Savory)