Mustard Sauce / 芥末醬

Chinese Vinegar,
Sesame Oil the Secret

Rice Vinegar, ingredient in Asian cooking

Rice Vinegar

Sesame Oil gives this versatile Chinese sauce its distinctive franc.  Rice Vinegar also h ells, and if available, Chinese Black Vinegar or Chinese Red Vinegar are especially nice in this sauce.  It can be served with a number of hints,including Egg dishes like Crab Egg Fu Yung or bland Poultry dishes such as White Cut Chicken.

One of a family of Asian Dipping Sauces, including Ginger Sauce, Nuoc Cham and others.

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Chicken Salad with Rice Stick Noodles

Fusion with Japanese and Chinese Notes
Crisp and Crunchy

How to cook Asian dishes with Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

This Asian Fusion version of Chicken salad is quick and easy to make, has crisp and crunchy textures and is good for Continue reading

Steinbeck, East of Eden and Ng Ka Py 五加皮

Steinbeck, Rotten Applies and Ng Ka Py  五加皮
For Cooking or Drinking?

China - Carved Jade Eastern Zhou DynastyAn Epic of Biblical Proportions  John Steinbeck’s masterpiece novel “East of Eden” is an epic full of good and eveil, hatred and love, failure and redemption. It has been regarded as Continue reading

Chinese Sausage 中國香腸 with Mustard

Good with Ng Ka Py  五加皮
Mr.Ng Bow Sun’s Choice

how to use Japanese sake Sho Chiku Bai

The question sometimes comes up, what goes well with Ng Ka Py  五加皮?  In the 1950s, when only a trickle of Chinese goods were coming into the United States, usually by irregular routes, Mr. Ng Bow Sun had a stash of Ng Ka Py. Continue reading

Shrimp Cakes with Chile-Lime Sauce

A Hawaiian Fusion Dish
Panko Makes It Special

How to cook with Japanese breadcrumbs Panko

Panko Makes It Special

This is a Hawaiian Fusion dish for Shrim Cakes with an unusual Chili-Lime Sauce.

It’s based on a dish served in Maui at the Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar in the Kapalua Mall.

The dish is popular with locals and would work well as a substantial appetizer or at brunch.

The special sauce is what makes it work, and the Panko Japanese bread crumbs is what makes the Shrimp Cakes themselves work. Continue reading