How to prevent fish from sticking to your pan when frying

How to prevent fish from sticking to your pan when frying

You either have non-stick pan, then your problem is solve.  Alternatively a black iron wok that is well seasoned and oiled has less problem with sticking.  The reason is there is a layer of oil between the fish and the
How to make your own anchovy powder (江鱼仔粉) to make instant stock

How to make your own anchovy powder (江鱼仔粉) to make instant stock

It is good to make this and keep in fridge, so that you can make anchovy (ikan billis) stock instantly.  You can keep this for up to a year in an air tight container in the fridge.  You need a
Grill Wagyu (和牛) Beef Steak with Garlic

Grill Wagyu (和牛) Beef Steak with Garlic

Wagyu beef is one of the most tender beef you can get for steak.  It is being interlaced finely with fats or marbling.  It is supposedly from Japan, but you can get Wagyu beef from Australia as well. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagyu. Grilling
Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Preparing Ginkgo Nuts (白果) for Desserts

Ginkgo (commonly misspelled as gingko) nuts are used in cooking and deserts.  However some people, especially children do not like its taste.  Here is a tip to sweeten it and give it a little more bite. You can use the canned
Stock

Stock

Some recipe required to have small amount of stock.  You could either use stock cubes or canned stock available in supermarket or you can try to make your own.  You could make a big pot, divide them into disposable plastic

Steam water egg (蒸水蛋)

 Ingredients 2 chicken eggs 1 salted duck eggs (optional, can be replaced with 1 chicken egg) 1 century egg (optional) 50-100 grams minced pork 1/3 teaspoon salt dash of white pepper (grounded) water Method Remove the husk of the salted … Continue reading →

How to choose a chinese cleaver or chopping knife

knife handle

Having a good Chinese cleaver (菜刀) is an important part of Chinese cooking. Unlike western cooking that differentiate types of knife for different purpose, Chinese uses the cleaver for almost any form of food processing. It can be used to … Continue reading →