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CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun. The secret to creating that char siu bao taste is to use dried onions (McCormicks). Please look up the Basic Yeast Dough for Steamed Buns that accompanies this recipe. If you don't have steamer baskets, use a wok…

9 votes
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BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns. It's truly versatile -- you can use the same dough and fill it with sweetened mashed red beans or lotus seeds for a dessert treat. Or just steam it by itself to turn it into "man tou" essentially steamed white bread that is…

9 votes
46179 views
Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Yakimeshi

1 vote
11842 views
Toasted-Coconut Rice

Toasted-Coconut Rice by Nancy Miyasaki

This is a light, tasty rice that goes well with curries or other asian dishes.

7 votes
6832 views
Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork

Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork by Blackswan

Be enticed by the kaleidoscope of colours & flavours slowly coaxed into this Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork . Besides adding a touch of red to the dish, Wolfberries provides a plethora of health benefits especially for the eye-sight.

1 vote
2920 views
Bread In 20 Minutes, Or the Fast, The Delicious and The Gluten Free

Bread In 20 Minutes, Or the Fast, The Delicious and The Gluten Free by kathy gori

Every culture and cuisine has their own version of bread and I like all of them. Flat or tall, round, square oblong, leavened, or un, paper-thin or giant heavy slabs. I love the stuff. What I don't love is the mixing, kneading, waiting, rising,…

3 votes
5951 views
Orange Rice Medley

Orange Rice Medley by Robyn Savoie

This is a lovely, slightly sweet side dish. It looks so pretty with the harvest colors of chopped green and red peppers and orange slices tucked in with the rice.

1 vote
2455 views
Dinner Mash

Dinner Mash by Jason Freund

A fresh-made "leftover surprise" type dish, that I invented. My family seems to like it a lot. For about $2, you can have a nice simple meal for two or use it as a side dish for 4.

1 vote
1590 views
Coconut Puttu

Coconut Puttu by Padma Priya Manikam

This is simple light breakfast or tea-break steamed snack made out of rice flour that is readily available in the supermarket. It is best mixed with grated coconut and sugar. If wish to eat it with curry, then exclude the sugar. May also include small cut pieces of ripe banana when steaming for a variant in taste.

1 vote
3281 views
Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes?

Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes? by kathy gori

I love stuff that's fast and easy. These are the recipes that are lifesavers especially when "stuff" happens, for lack of a better word. Dishes that are versatile, and inexpensive to prepare and can be prepared ahead of time are even better. I was looking for that sort of thing this week, after the whole Film Festival craziness and…

2 votes
1965 views
Pearl Dumpling

Pearl Dumpling by Lydia Teh

Steamed mince ball coated with glutinous rice. It is a great finger food for gatherings, we love it!

1 vote
2144 views