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Meat balls are very well-known across various culture. Chinese meatballs (specifically, a dish common in Shanghai cuisine) are most often made of pork and are usually steamed or boiled, either as-is, or with the addition of soy sauce. There are meatballs called Lion’s heads. These can range in size from about 5 cm in diameter to about 10 cm.
Salapao Sai Cream is Chinese Steamed Buns. White steamed buns called ’salapao’ are a popular snack in Thailand. They are sold at hawker stalls and roadside eateries as well as Chinese restaurants. Fillings for the buns can be savoury or sweet. The sweet buns are often favoured by overseas visitors and are usually available at 7-Eleven stores for around 10 to 15 Baht.
I am so pleased to present today steamed Chinese lotus paste buns from my humble kitchen - I'm still a little surprised at how good they were since this was my first attempt at making steamed buns or pao/ bao at home, I guess with a bit of determination and a decent recipe, one can't go too far off the mark, yes even for a novice like yours truly. Biting into these piping hot soft buns with just the right amount of lotus paste oozing out was pure bliss - steamed buns are one of my favourite Chinese snacks and are something I must order whenever I have dim sum at restaurants. I was a tad apprehensive before and while making the buns as I have heard that the dough for the buns may be a little tricky in different weathers but luckily the stars were aligned right today - oh and did I mention that it was a really fun process?
Directions MAKING 1. In a blender or food processor put the beef and mix for a few seconds. 2.
Cooking porridge comes easily to me because I grew up with it as a staple in my diet. It therefore came as a surprise when people ask me what congee is and how to make congee. Let me take a step back and deconstruct the process of cooking congee and to offer a few ways to make chinese porridge. 1. Wash the rice
A while back a young Vietnamese-American woman emailed about how her boyfriend was in love with a particular kind of steamed bao filled with a buttery yellow filling. Did I know how to make them? She would be so thrilled to be able to gift him one of his favorite sweets. I felt like the bao competed with her for his affection. I was compelled to help her but did not have time to until now.
Sunday, May 6, 2007