Chicken satay is probably one of the most popular Asian street foods. There are countless variations of chicken satay in South Asian countries, and it’s impossible to determine which one is the most authentic. In my opinion, as long as the food tastes good, being “authentic” or not does matter that much…hehe
Happy Lunar New Year! Sharing some inspirations for your CNY meal! Turnip cake (萝卜糕) is a traditional Chinese dish commonly found at dim sum restaurants. Unlike those fancy-looking dim sum such as taro dumplings and animal-shaped steamed buns (more recent phenomenon), turnip cake doesn’t look too pretty. But it is still one of my favourite … [Read more…]
This Japanese inspired miso pumpkin sauce pasta dish only requires a few simple ingredients, yet it is very luscious and elegant. The velvety pasta sauce is loaded with amazing aroma of pumpkin. Incorporating a hint of miso paste not only makes the pasta more unique, but also adds another layer of flavor to the dish.
Korean soft tofu stew (soondubu jjigae, or soon tofu stew) is probably one of the most well known Korean stews. It is a rather simple dish made with extra soft tofu, seafood / meat, vegetables and gochu garu (chili powder). Bubbling vigorously when delivered to the table, it’s definitely a widely loved comfort food.
Molten lava bun, aka Liu Sha Bao (流沙包), has become one of the most popular dim sum dishes in recent years. The filling consisting of salted egg yolk, butter, milk powder, etc. has a distinct sweet & savoury taste and a luxurious creamy texture. This time I tried making a French Toast with molten lava filling … [Read more…]