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HOW TO MAKE PORRIDGE 2
Making porridge is pretty common in our household. I often make it for breakfast. I decided to write this post because I used to not sure how much water I needed to add in to get the result I wanted. The consistency of the porridge though can vary depending on […]

HOW TO MAKE RICE PORRIDGE (UPDATED)





HOW TO CLEAN PIG'S KIDNEY
Asian cooking used quite a bit of offal/organ meats such as kidneys, livers, intestines, etc. So, knowing how to clean them is essential, especially when it comes to kidneys and intestines, which appear quite a bit in Asian home-style recipes. In this post, I’m sharing how to clean pig’s kidney. […]

HOW TO CLEAN PIG’S KIDNEY



RED-SHELLED EGGS 8
I just called my mom yesterday and asked her how to dye the eggs red. Red eggs are usually prepared for celebration in the Chinese culture. Whether to celebrate birthdays, baby’s one-month celebration, weddings, etc, you will see these red round eggs. Red eggs represent happiness and renewal of life. […]

HOW TO MAKE RED-SHELLED EGGS




HOW TO ROLL SUSHI
I used to be terrified by the idea of rolling my own sushi. Well, that was probably 5 or 6 years ago when I made sushi for the very first time at home and that was with my mom too. The sushi chefs make it looks so easy and seamless. […]

HOW TO ROLL SUSHI


HOW TO DEVEIN SHRIMPS
Cleaning shrimps on your own may seem a little “gross” if you never do it before. However, it is actually not as hard as it seems. While purchasing already-cleaned shrimps are convenient, cleaning your own shrimps has its own advantage too. For example, you can keep the head of the […]

HOW TO DEVEIN AND BUTTERFLY SHRIMPS ?



HOW TO CLEAN LEEKS
Leeks grow into the soil and they retain lots of dirt in their layers and leaves. It is important to clean them thoroughly. Unfortunately just rinsing the leeks will not get to the dirt in the inner layers. I got this wonderful tips on how to clean leeks from Martha […]

HOW TO CLEAN LEEKS





How to clean sea cucumber
Cleaning sea cucumber is actually not as daunting as I used to think. You just need to plan ahead when you are going to make a dish using sea cucumbers because it takes some time to prepare and get the hard rock sea cucumber to soften and plumped up. Dried […]

HOW TO CLEAN SEA CUCUMBER