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 Life Carolyn Phillips Serious Eats Use Real Butter… Read More Recipe “Research”

Links for Preserved Foods

Chinese bacon – 臘肉 This is really good! 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. Brined Duck Eggs… Read More Links for Preserved Foods

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

What are zongzi? 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)