month : 06/2019 5 results
  • Preserved lemons

    Middle Eastern and North African cuisine uses preserved or pickled lemons abundantly. The flavor sensation is like a lemon perfume. You may well know how grated citrus peel contributes great flavor to pastry. Our Weihnacht's stollen is using both ...
  • Pickled ginger (gari)

    Japanese cooks use pickled ginger often. It is an excellent condiment to clear the taste in between bites of sushi for example. Mackerel based battera is using it to provide more flavor. Gari, as the Japanese call it, can be stored for more than a ...
  • Celery salad with soft boiled eggs

    Celery salad is a raw vegetable salad. Here we use young leave celery with thin stems and plenty of leaves so we use the whole plant. It is a pretty crunchy and sharp tasting salad, but balanced by the feta and the soft boiled eggs. The art of ...
  • Banana blossom salad

    Banana blossom salad is using the flower of the banana tree and is popular in whole of South and South East Asia from South India to Indonesia. Funny enough, I have never come across this salad in South China, despite its many banana trees.  Each ...
  • Pan-fried buns with snow vegetables

    It was in the coastal province of Zhejiang in China that these pan-fried buns with snow vegetables appealed to my taste pallet. The Chinese name for snow vegetables is xue cai and are made up of pickled potherb mustard greens. I would assume the ...