Category: Pork dishes

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, Pork dishes

My first attempt at Cantonese-style Char Siu Pork

It seems only proper that I squeeze in this little recipe for Char Siu Pork after writing about New York’s Chinatown. I didn’t really get to go on a food trip there, but we did eat a late lunch at one of the restaurants, and since we were in a hurry I didn’t bother documenting …

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, I love Asian noodles, Korean food, My favourite things, Pastas & noodles, Pork dishes

Two ways to go crazy for Jjajangmyeon 짜장면

There are two things I picked up from the past few years of watching Korean dramas: an unexpected attachment to the language, and a constant craving for jjajangmyeon. Jjajangmyeon (짜장면) is a popular Chinese-Korean noodle dish with a thick stir-fried black bean sauce on top. ‘Jjajang’ literally means fried sauce in Korean, with ‘myeon’ meaning …

Cooking Recipes, Pork dishes, Timeless Treats

Ushering Christmas feast-making season with a stress-less sort of recipe

There are two things that require abundance during the holiday season and that is gifts and food. Arguably these are the two things that bring the most cheer, which is why most of our efforts and time in preparing for the holidays go to Christmas shopping and prepping for a feast in the kitchen. Many …

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, From the books, Pork dishes, The Tummy Train TV

Of friendship and dimsum + How to make Homemade Dumplings [VIDEO]

Dimsum– quite possibly one of the best things about living in Asia. Also one of the best things about living in a country where there are so many excellent Chinese/Cantonese restaurants. I can eat a whole meal comprised of just these steamed wonders. Dimsum has always been a favourite of mine since childhood, but lately I …

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, From the books, Pork dishes, Seafood dishes

A special love for Japan and its gyoza

One of my dream countries to visit is Japan. I’ve been to quite a few Asian countries but have never really visited Japan because it’s too expensive, as they say. However I am familiar with Japanese cuisine, it being one of my all-time favourites. I can also speak quite a few Japanese sentences given that …