Posts Tagged ‘China’

Chow Mein Vs Chow Fun: Key Differences and Fun Facts

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

My only experience with Chinese cuisine is that of the “Westernized” Chinese take-out variety, so my noodle knowledge is severely lacking. Imagine my surprise when, on a business trip to Beijing, I learned that Chinese noodles actually come in a variety of shapes and sizes, all of them different from each other based on the ingredients used in making them and the kind of recipes that they are often incorporated into.

Rocking the Wok – Stir frying techniques

Written by Sean Jewett on . Posted in food

Stir frying is one of the most used cooking methods in the world

When done correctly it can be a very healthy, quick meal. When done incorrectly, like at the “Chinese” restaurant down the road from my house, in can be greasy mush. I’m going to give you some tips on how to avoid the greasy mush and make easy delicious stir fry.

What is Japanese Sake?

Written by Jason Adamson on . Posted in drink

What is Japanese Sake?

Sake is a Japaese alcoholic drink made from rice – it is brewed similar to, but not the same as beer and it should be drunk young, as it does not age like wine. Contrary to popular belief most of the sake in Japan is drunk cold.

Warm sake is drunk usually only in winter and only certain types of sake should be heated. Sake goes well with many cuisines but naturally it is best with fish. (Gauntner 2002)