Monthly Archive: May 2016

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Mixed Vegetables in Claypot with Squid

Mixed Vegetables in Claypot with Squid is a vegetable dish from Hong Kong where vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, bok choy and mushrooms are cooked in claypot with rehydrated dried squid. This is the simple...

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Zuppa Tosacana

Zuppa Toscana does that sound so Italian? Well it is an Italian for Tuscan Soup but I doubt this recipes origin is from Tuscany because I haven’t heard of this before or even encounter...

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Summer Cocktails

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Let’s Celebrate its Hamburger Day!

Tomorrow May 28 is the National Hamburger Day so there is a good excuse for you to get a real good burger or even make one at home. Burgers had come a long way...

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Beef Lauya

Beef Lauya is a close relative of the beef nilaga, almost similar cooking methods but the only major difference is the use of ginger, lots of it. This subtle change gives a different flavour...

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Xi’an Food Bar (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

It’s nice to see down to earth eateries like this, plain and no fancy decors just good food at its best. I feel like I was warped to a small eatery in China where...

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Banh Xeo

Bánh Xèo or when literally translated “Sizzling Cake” is a Vietnamese style crepe / pancake prepared with rice flour, turmeric, pork, shrimps and a variety of vegetables like spring onions and bean sprouts. It...

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Ca Kho To

Cá kho Tộ or Vietnamese Caramelized and Braised Catfish in Clay Pot is a popular Southern Vietnamese dish made out of Catfish braised in coconut water, soy sauce and fish sauce with onions and...

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Linsensuppe

Lentils is typically used in soups across different cuisines like this Indian Dal Fry Turkish Ezogelin, Middle Eastern Haleem, Moroccan Harira and the Spanish Sopa de Lentejas to name some. If you notice most of them...

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Why is a chef’s uniform designed the way it is?

We have all seen the way chefs dress; from the tall hats to the white jackets. Chef’s whites are a familiar sight in kitchens around the globe. Over the years the design of the...