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Pad Kra Pao – How to stir-fry pork with Thai basil

Pad Kra Pao (stir-fried basil with minced meat) is Thai street food with fantastic flavor, best for a quick lunch. Its flavor is derived from the trinity of Thai seasonings- fish sauce, soy sauce, and oyster sauce. And, of course, it would not be complete without the generous use of bird’s eye chili that scored …

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General Tso shrimp recipe

General Tso shrimp is the spring-off recipe from the original General Tso chicken recipe created by Peng Chang-Kuei, the Taiwanese chef. It is an international phenomenon in the culinary world and the most famous American Chinese dish. This General Tso shrimp recipe was one of our restaurant’s most popular menu items. The fresh and succulent …

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Pork stir-fry with ginger and spring onion

Pork stir-fry with ginger and spring onion is one dish that is regularly included in my dinner rotation, not only because it is tasty but also one of my quick and easy dinner recipes. The pork recipe is an extension of the more popular variation, beef stir-fry with ginger and spring onion. The preparation method …

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Bacon cabbage stir-fry (quick and easy Chinese recipe)

This bacon cabbage stir-fry is a quick and easy recipe that guarantees success. Why? Because this cabbage recipe uses bacon fat to stir-fry the cabbage, crispy bacon itself is a sure-fired ingredient irrespective of what you are pairing with it. The best part is it only involves a handful of ingredients, making it suitable to …

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Rendang Tok – how to make the best beef rendang from Perak

Rendang Tok is the famous beef rendang that originated from the state of Perak, where I spent most of my childhood time before leaving for college. It is dry rendang believed created by the royal cooks, who had the luxury to access different spices that were out of the reach of the ordinary people in …

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Chili chicken – How to prepare in four easy steps

Chili chicken is the real deal among all the Indo-Chinese dishes.  Growing up in a Chinese family and crazy about Indian food, I can vouch that it is neither the authentic taste of Indian nor any sub-genre of Chinese food. I was surprised by the taste after my first bite of this hybrid dish. It …

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Szechuan chicken recipe – How to prepare the best spicy chicken

Today I want to introduce to you a well-known chicken recipe originating from the Szechuan province of China, called Szechuan chicken recipe, 辣子鸡. It is spicy and fiercely hot. This dish is one of the most popular Chinese dishes in restaurants, and I am not surprised that it is equally amazed by people worldwide. There …

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Chicken peratal – How to make Indian dry curry (celebrate Deepavali)

Deepavali is just a few days away, and this chicken peratal recipe is just fit for the occasion.  Chicken peratal is a must-have Southern India dry curry dish to be included in your festival feast this time. This dry curry recipe is my interpretation using Malaysian curry powder. Therefore it might be slightly different from …

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