Chinese

How to Cook Crab and Cheese Wontons

Serves: 3 Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crab and Cheese Wontons: 1 package crabmeat 2 packages cream cheese, softened 2 cups all purpose flour, plus extra if necessary 1 egg ¾ cup cup water 3 scallions, minced 1 bottle peanut oil ½ tsp salt Cooking instructions for Crab and Cheese Wontons: ... Read More »

How to Cook Sesame Scallion Bread (Bing Zi)

Yields: 1 bread Preparation time: 20 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Sesame Scallion Bread: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 packet instant yeast 1 bunch scallions, chopped 1 cup warm water (1/2 cup boiling + ½ cup cold) Small handful of sesame seeds Oil, as required Salt to taste Cooking instructions for Sesame Scallion ... Read More »

How to Cook Chinese Spicy Hotpot

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Chinese Spicy Hotpot: For the spicy soup base: 6 Chinese mushrooms, dried 1 large spring onion, coarsely chopped 1 small fistful Chinese cabbage, thickly sliced 1’’ fresh root ginger, peeled 2-4 Sichuan chilies, dried 2 fresh red chilies, de-seeded and sliced 1 small fistful fresh tofu, chopped ... Read More »

How to Cook Duck Pancakes with Chili-Plum Sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Duck Pancakes with Chili-Plum Sauce: One (2 lb) duck, back bone removed and flattened For the sauce: 1 lb 2 oz plums, pitted and coarsely chopped 2 red chillies, stemmed and finely chopped ½ tsp Sichuan peppercorns 3 spring onions, sliced 3 oz caster sugar 1 cinnamon ... Read More »

How to Cook Wonton Soup

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Wonton Soup: 18-24 wonton wrappers For the filling: 1 green onion, finely diced ½ lb boneless lean pork, finely chopped 1 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp cornstarch 1 tsp sherry Few drops sesame oil Ground white pepper to taste ½ tsp sugar For ... Read More »

How to Cook Daikon Cakes

Yields: 8 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Daikon Cakes: 1 lb daikon, peeled and grated ½ cup + 2 tbsp green onion, finely chopped 1 medium shallot, finely chopped 1 red chili, thinly sliced 2 dried Chinese sausages, casings peeled off and finely chopped 2 tbsp small shrimp, dried 1 ½ cups rice ... Read More »

How to Cook Sticky Pork In Lotus Wrap

Serves: 2-4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Sticky Pork In Lotus Wrap: For the rice: 1/ ½ oz sticky rice For the lotus wrap: 10 ½ oz pork belly, cubed Handful of dried shrimps, immersed in hot water for half an hour, drained and finely chopped 2 shallots, finely chopped 5 dried shiitake mushrooms, ... Read More »

How to Make Eggplant-Leek Salad

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Eggplant-Leek Salad: 3 ½ lb globe eggplants 12 baby leeks, light green and white parts halved longitudinally 1 /2 cups fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice ½ cup spicy soy sauce (recipe below) 4 tbsp canola oil Kosher salt and ... Read More »

How to Cook Deep Fried Milk

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 10 mins + 2 hrs 30 mins (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Deep Fried Milk: 4 oz crabmeat, cooked 2 cups milk 4 oz solid, creamed coconut 5 tsp cornstarch 1 ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper Corn oil, for deep frying For the batter: 5 oz all purpose flour ... Read More »

How to Cook Egg Foo Young

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Egg Foo Young: For the egg foo young: 6 large eggs ¾ lb fresh shrimp, deveined and shelled ½ cup fresh mushrooms 1 red bell pepper 1 white onion 2 green onions 1 tbsp dry sherry Oil, for cooking Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ... Read More »