Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a dashi stock. Versatile, there are many ingredients that may be added depending on personal preference. This recipe is simple and easy to prepare. Preparation: 7 minutes Soaking: 30 minutes Cooking: 2 minutes Quantity: 4 portions Ingredients: 20g dashi kombu 7.5ml (0.5 tbsp.) granulated dashi 52.5ml (3.5 […]
Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce
Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce, also commonly known as “Kong Tau Yew Bak”, is a Fujian dish that is popular in Malaysia and Singapore. It is a very flavourful comfort food dish for the entire family. Preparation: 20 minutes Quantity: 10 portions Cooking: 2 hours Ingredients: 1.13kg pork belly 30ml (2 tbsp) vegetable oil […]
Yakisoba (Japanese Stir-Fried Noodles)
Yakisoba is a classic Japanese noodle dish, made of ramen noodles, sliced meat, and vegetables. This recipe is simple and easy to prepare. Preparation: 15 minutes Soaking: 30 minutes Cooking: 6 minutes Quantity: 4 portions Ingredients: 3 dried shiitake 454g (1lb) ramen noodles 30ml (2 tbsp.) vegetable oil 2 cloves minced garlic 1 sliced yellow […]
Cantonese Fried Rice
Cantonese Fried Rice is filling, flavourful, and easy to prepare for the whole family! This is a great classic Chinese dish. A simple, yet satisfying meal. Preparation: 15 minutes Refrigeration: 12 hours Cooking: 11 minutes Quantity: 4 portions Ingredients: 250ml (1 cup) jasmine rice 2 Chinese sausages 40ml vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 minced garlic […]
Bibimbap is a traditional Korean dish that translates to “mixed rice with meat and assorted vegetables”. Topped with gochujang sauce, bibimbap is a relatively easy dish to make from home. Preparation: 45 minutes Marinating: 1 hour Cooking: 28 minutes Quantity: 4 portions Ingredients: 8 dried shiitake 500g of Calrose rice 250g baby spinach 3.75ml of […]
Pork & Chive Dumplings
Dumplings, also known as jiaozi in Chinese, is a staple food in many parts of China. Pork & Chive Dumplings are one of the most traditional dumplings that can be easily prepared from home. Preparation: 60 minutes Cooking (Pan-Fried): 11 minutes Cooking (Steamed): 15 minutes Quantity: 100 dumplings Ingredients: 2 packs of dumpling sheets of […]
Which Rice to Choose?
No matter which rice you choose, make sure to always rinse it several times before cooking it: you will eliminate the starch it contains and, thus, you will prevent it from acquiring a pasty and less pleasant texture. In Asian cuisine, the three most commonly used types of rice are Jasmine Rice, Glutinous Rice and […]
Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls
Fresh Spring Rolls are a Vietnamese delicacy that can be easily made at home. While there are many variations of spring rolls, this recipe consists of shrimp, vegetables, herbs, and rice vermicelli wrapped in rice paper. Preparation: 30 minutes Soaking: 10 minutes Cooking: 8 minutes Quantity: 4 portions (8 rolls) Ingredients: 12 large prawns, raw and […]
Which Noodles to Choose?
Where to start? There are so many kinds of Asian noodles! Here are the most popular in Asian cuisines: Rice Noodles These rice-based noodles are the go-to for Pho Noodle Soup, Phnom Penh Noodle Soup, Pad Thai and Pad See Ew. They come in several sizes and lengths, and have a rounded or flat […]
Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)
Char Siu, also known as Chinese BBQ Pork, is a type of roast meat that has an aromatic, smoky and sweet taste. It is a signature dish of Cantonese cuisine that can be easily prepared at home. Preparation: 10 minutes Marinating: 3 hours Cooking: 25 minutes Quantity: 4 portions Ingredients: 800g boneless pork shoulder 35g […]
Japchae (Korean Stir-Fried Glass Noodles)
Made with sweet potato starch noodles, japchae, which literally means in Korean “mixed vegetables” is a classic dish that can be easily prepared at home! Preparation: 10 minutes Soaking: 30 minutes Cooking: 12 minutes Quantity: 4 portions Ingredients: 4 dried shiitakes 300g of sweet potato vermicelli 30ml (2 tbsp.) Vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped […]
Essentials for Homemade Pad Thai
What is Pad Thai? It’s one of the most beloved noodle dishes in the world, made with flat rice noodles, tofu, chicken and/or shrimp added.
Stay Cozy with a Cup of Ginger Tea
Ginger tea is an all-natural way to promote good health, and also an excellent drink to keep us warm during our cold Canadian winter!
How to Make Ramyun
How to make ramyun? An instructive video on how Nongshim’s ramyun are made!
8 Lucky Foods to eat on Chinese New Year’s Eve
DUMPLINGS DUMPLINGS DUMPLINGS! Chinese Year Eve “Gung Hay Fat Choy! Wishing you good fortune and happiness!” These are common happy phrases you might hear people greet one another. This festival marks the new year, Chinese New Year, or as we call it, Chinese Chunjie which changes year-to-year. The exact date of the New Year in […]
Korean Food Marathon
Trip to Korea Korea, mmmh… just thinking of this country reminds me of all the food I had there and the endless experiences with food. When I went to Korea, twice in the same year, I was overwhelmed with the choices of food that it had to offer. I was in Seoul mostly and this […]