The Other Important Chicken
Typical Family Cooking
A Classical Chinese Technique
Soy Sauce and Shaoxing Wine the Key
“Red-cooking is the typical family cooking.” — Buwei Yang Chao
Red-Cooking is slow cooking with Soy Sauce. Here’s an exam;ple of the basic Chinese cooking technique called Hong Shao 红烧 or Red Cooking.
It’s called Red-Cooking because of the Soy Sauce, which imparts a rich flavor and a reddish-brown color.
Red-Cooking is used for a number of Meats, Fish and Vegetables, including Pork Shoulder, which is a good choice for this method. Continue reading