Mushroom

Beef Tendons, Tofu and Mushrooms

Beef Tendons, Tofu and Mushrooms is a dish of simmered beef tendons and tofu in a sauce prepared with savoury sweet sauce infused with shiitake essence and dried shrimps. One of my favourite offal cuts are beef tendons, it’s those tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle...

Eight Treasure Stir Fry (Happō-sai)

Eight Treasure Stir Fry or Happō-sai is a popular Japanese dish prepared with eight ingredients consisting of different vegetables, meats, and seafood where it is stir fried then thickened with potato starch. Japanese stir fry might not be as popular as the Chinese stir fries, but they do exist, it...

Beef Cheeks and Tendon Claypot Rice

Beef Cheeks and Tendon Claypot Rice is a Chinese dish of fork tender sweet savoury beef cheeks, melt in your mouth tendons finished off on top of a rice cooked on a claypot. When I see claypot rice, it reminds me of Hong Kong. During my first years there I...

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Mushroom Pasta is a simple pasta prepared with spaghetti served over creamy mushroom sauce sautéed with garlic and onions. This recipe today is easy peasy, so I won’t hold you long too, basically this Creamy Mushroom Pasta is a simple dish of any pasta that you serve over creamy...

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae 1

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae us a Korean stew of pork belly, tofu and vegetables cooked in an anchovy-based broth seasoned with gochujang. We discovered this dish recently when we dined in at a Korean restaurant here in Auckland called Obar and ordered it. While we had made some beef...

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms 1

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms

Braised Pork and Oyster Mushrooms is a Chinese dish of pork hock and trotters slowly braised in soy sauce with Chinese sausage, oyster mushrooms, button mushrooms and wood ear fungus. Last week I had seen some good fresh oyster mushrooms at the Asian grocery, I was so excited since I...

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee 1

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee is a type of rice soup dish usually served for breakfast, it is prepared with minced pork, shiitake, fish cake, peanuts, boiled egg and rice. Like pasta, pizza, risotto, fried rice and tacos, congee is so flexible you can use any ingredient (as long as...

Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce 2

Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce is a special dish that comes once in a while on a Filipino gathering feast, prepared with pan fried pork chops served on a creamy sauce with sliced mushrooms. I don’t know what’s up with Filipinos and gravy, I bet after adobo and sinigang...

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta 1

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta is a type of pasta prepared with Chicken and Mushrooms on a creamy sauce on penne topped with quick melting cheese I am pretty sure this dish is not Italian, first because the pasta is not cooked al dente and it uses a type of...