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Friday, September 5, 2014

Fiery Lemongrass Seitan (Wheat Gluten)| Mì Căn Xào Xả Ớt Chay| 越式香辣檸檬草炒麵筋



Servings: 3
Type of course: Main course


Ingredients


  • 500g/ 17.5 oz Seitan/Wheat Gluten
  • 1 stem Lemongrass (chopped)
  • 3 Chili Peppers (minced)
  • 1 1/2 tbs Soy Sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbs Sugar

Preparation

  1. Cut the wheat gluten into bite sized pieces.
  2. Chop lemongrass and chilipeppers, mix in a bowl with the seitan.
  3. Heat up one or two teaspoons of oil in a skillet, stir-fry seitan for two minutes over medium-high.
  4. Add soy sauce and sugar, stir to combine.
  5. Stir-fry for another two minutes and transfer to a serving plate.



For more instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Vietnamese Stir-Fried Turnip Cabbage with Eggs/ Cách Làm Su Hào (Xu Hào) Xào Với Trứng Gà/ 越式苤藍炒蛋的做法



Ingredients for 1 serving


  • 1 clove Garlic (minced)
  • 1 head Cabbage Turnip 
  • 1 tsp Fish Sauce (for the Cabbage Turnip)
  • 1 Egg
  • Pepper to taste

  1. Peel and cut off the ends of the cabbage turnip.
  2. Use a knife or a mandolin to julienne the cabbage turnip.
  3. Crack an egg into a bowl, add some fish sauce and pepper and beat until combined.
  4. In a skillet, heat up some cooking oil over high and sautée the garlic until fragrant.
  5. Add the cabbage turnip and the fish sauce and saute until the cabbage turnip softens a bit down.
  6. Pour the egg over the cabbage turnip and stir-fry until the egg is evenly covering the cabbage turnip sticks and done.


For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!




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Saturday, August 30, 2014

French Inspired Snack : Pâté Chaud/ Cách Làm Bánh Patê Sô/ 越式酥皮肉餅的做法




Ingredients


  • 300 g/ 10.6 oz Minced meat
  • 2 pck/ 900g/ 31.7 oz Puff Pastry (19,5cmx10,5cm/ 7.5 inch x 3.9 inch)
  • 1 large Onion, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 
  • 1 tbs Soy Sauce/ Maggi Sauce
  • 2 Egg Yolks



  1. Combine garlic, seasoning, onion and meat.
  2. Preheat oven to 200°C or 390°F
  3. Cut the pastry sheets in half and put half 1 1/2 tsp of filling into each sheet.
  4. Fold the sheet over and crimp the edges to seal the filling.
  5. Brush some egg wash over the pastry surface. Don't use too much, though, or the pastry won't be able to rise.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes and serve immediately.


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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Chinese Scrambled Eggs With Tomatoes/ 番茄炒蛋/ Trứng Chiên Với Cà Chua Kiểu Trung Hoa



Ingredients for 1 serving


  • 2 medium sized Tomatoes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Salt 
  • 2 tsp Sugar

  1. Wash tomatoes under running water, remove the stem and cut into wedges.
  2. Crack eggs into a bowl and beat to combine egg whites and egg yolks.
  3. In a skillet heat up some cooking oil over medium-high.
  4. Fry the eggs until they're 80% done, then push them to the side of your skillet.
  5. Give the tomatoes to the skillet and sprinkle the salt on top so they release their juice.
  6. Once the tomatoes have softened down add the sugar and mix everything well, infusing the eggs with the tangy tomato juice flavour.


For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!




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Monday, August 18, 2014

Vietnamese Lemongrass Chili Fish Recipe - Cách Làm Cá Ướp Sả Và Ớt/ 越式香茅辣香魚的做法


Ingredients for 2-3 servings:


  • 500g Fish Filet (i.e. Pangasius Fillets)
  • 1 stalk Lemon Grass (minced)
  • 2 Chilli Peppers (or according to taste)
  • Salt

  1. Pat the fillets dry with a paper towel.
  2. Salt the fillets on both sides with three pinches of salt on each side.
  3. Mince the chili peppers. To reduce the spiciness you can discard the chili seeds.
  4. Mix minced lemongrass and minced chili and rub onto both sides of each fillet.
  5. In a skillet, heat up some oil and fry the fillets until golden.

For more detailed instructions, please see my YouTube video recipe.




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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Vietnamese Tomato Soup Recipe - Cách Làm Canh Cà/ 越式番茄湯的做法


Ingredients for 3-4 servings:


  • 1,5 Litres/ 6 cups Water
  • 6 Medium Sized Tomatoes
  • 200g/ 0.5 lb Minced Meat
  • 50 ml/ 3 1/4 tbs Fish Sauce
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1tsp tamarind (optional)

  1. Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of pepper to minced meat, mix well.
  2. Rinse tomatoes, cut into wedges.
  3. Heat up 1 or 2 tbs of oil in a pan, add the garlic and fry until fragrant.
  4. Add minced meat and stir-fry until golden.
  5. Add water, skim off the foam.
  6. Use some of the hot water do dissilve the tamarind in a separate bowl.
  7. Add tamarind juice back to the pan.
  8. Add the tomato wedges and fish sauce to the pan.
  9. Cook until tomatos are done.

For more detailed instructions, please see my YouTube video recipe.




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