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Devil’s curry – how to make authentic curry debal

What is Devil’s curry, and why is it so evil? Devil’s curry is the name given to a traditional dish from Malacca’s Portuguese community. It is another name given to the Debal curry, which is usually served during Christmas. The word Debal means leftovers in the local Kristang language, as the dish is made from …

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How to use XO sauce – 3 quick and easy recipes with XO sauce

I want to share with you three quick and easy recipes with XO sauce. in this article. XO sauce has a unique and intense flavor suitable as a condiment and seasoning nearly for every dish. XO sauce is available from the Asian grocery or online. However, it is expensive, and therefore it is worth making …

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Asparagus chicken stir-fry – How to cook the authentic Cantonese style

Here is a quick and easy asparagus chicken stir-fry recipe that is worth including in your regular dinner rotation. It is easy to prepare, a balanced meal by itself, and cooked with only the commonly available seasoning in the kitchen pantry, Although asparagus is not the most common vegetable in Chinese cooking, the cooking method …

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Deep fried pork ribs – a.k.a. pork rib king (排骨王)

Deep fried pork ribs come in different flavors and cooking styles. The best one is called ‘pork ribs king’ (排骨王), popular in Chinese restaurants in Singapore and Malaysia. The pork ribs are marinated, deep-fried, and doused in a sweet and sour sauce. It tastes heavenly when serving immediately while still crispy on the outside and …

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Fried pork belly Hakka style – Quick and easy recipe

Fried pork belly is a traditional Hakka recipe that uses fermented beancurd and Chinese five-spice powder as the main ingredients to marinate the meat. It has become a popular dish among the Chinese family due to its simplicity and unique savory taste.   Here is a detailed explanation of how to prepare the Hakka-style deep-fried pork. …

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How to create a recipe – 6 useful tips to cook something new at home

Do you want to create a new recipe?  We all have moments of running out of ideas on what to cook. Although most of us would prefer preparing dishes that we are familiar with, we often repeatedly serving the same dishes at home. After cooking for more than a decade in the restaurant and being …

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Manchurian chicken – How to cook in three steps (with amazing flavor)

Is Manchurian chicken originated from China? Not quite. It is an Indo-Chinese dish. This dish was created by the Chinese chef Nelson Wang from Calcutta, India.  Manchurian chicken has similarities to the Chinese sweet and sour pork (Ku lo yuk /  咕噜肉).  It is deep-fried chicken doused in a gravy consisting of ginger, garlic, soy sauce, …

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Bo Kho – How to make the best Vietnamese beef stew

What makes Bo Kho (Vietnamese beef stew) stand out from the rest? The unique flavor! If you prepare beef stew with rosemary, thyme, and paprika, make a change by replacing them with lemongrass, fish sauce, coconut juice, and basil leaves! This article will explain how to prepare Bo Kho in detail.  If you live in …

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Thai red chicken curry – How to make the best Thai curry from scratch

What could be better than savoring Thai red chicken curry, the authentic street food with spices attacking all your senses?  Thai red curry is prepared with a blend of unique spices. The intense flavor of galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime, dried chili, fish sauce, shrimp paste, coconut cream, and basil leaves are concentrated into a thick …

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Thai basil beef – How to make easy pad gra prow in 30 minutes

Savory, spicy, and packed with the flavor of basil and fish sauce, that is what flashes across my mind when I think of Thai basil beef. It is a perfect one-pot meal, as it can make it in less than 30 minutes and satisfy almost every palate. The star of the dish is the whole …

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