Tag Archives : Wine



ZHA JIANG MIAN/ SWEET AND SPICY BEEF NOODLES
Talking about zha jiang mian, I’m taken back to my almost-once-a-week-date with my sister at the Crystal Jade Restaurant in Singapore. Zha jiang mian was always what we ordered. I really like the zha jiang mian noodle there. Zha jiang mian is originated from northern China. Zha jiang means bean […]

ZHA JIANG MIAN/ SWEET AND SPICY BEEF NOODLES





















BRAISED MEATBALLS
Braising is also one of my favorite cooking methods besides steaming and stir-frying. Braising is also pretty common in the Chinese kitchen, especially when it comes to meat and vegetable dishes. Like in typical braising, these meatballs are browned by pan-fried and then braising sauce is poured in to let […]

BRAISED MEATBALLS




STEAMED BEEF BRISKET WITH WINE SAUCE
I wasn’t so much of a beef-eater when I still lived in Asia. Beef was never on the menu in our house mainly because of the belief that cows are sacred animals and shouldn’t be consumed. Beef are also more expensive compare to pork, chicken, and some seafood where I […]

STEAMED BEEF BRISKET WITH WINE SAUCE





FISHERMAN'S SHRIMP WITH CHIVES/ 漁 家 炒 蝦 球
When I’m looking for an easy and tasty recipe, I somehow always resort to stir-fry type of dish. Stir-frying is not only a type of cooking method done on vegetables. In Asian cooking, stir-frying can be done on meat, seafood, rice, noodles, pretty much anything if you ask me. You […]

STIR-FRIED SHRIMP WITH CHIVES




STIR-FRIED MONGOLIAN STEAK WITH CHILI-CHIVE CREPES
I often heard about the Mongolian steak, especially here in North America, however, honestly speaking, never had one before. So, I decided to give it a try when I flipped through A Taste of Hawaii cookbook by Jean-Marie Josselin. After cooking with several of his recipes now, I know by […]

STIR-FRIED MONGOLIAN STEAK WITH CHILI-CHIVE CREPES