[Murray Valley Pork] 6-2-2 Fantasies

I am sure that you have read/heard/watched the 6-2-2 method of cooking pork. If you haven't, this is a method that some chefs use to cook their pork steaks. Simply speaking, the method is quite easy to follow - 6 minutes (pan-fry/grill one side) - 2 minutes (grill the other side) - 2 minutes (resting). … Continue reading [Murray Valley Pork] 6-2-2 Fantasies

[Murray Valley Pork] Okonomiyaki? No, I say Porkonomiyaki~

Japanese food is one of my most loved cuisine so far - the simplicity and flavour always takes people to a great culinary experience. Okonomiyaki is a typical Japanese dish originated in Osaka, popular in many places around the world. Normally the dish is cooked with cabbage in flour with the addition of seafood or … Continue reading [Murray Valley Pork] Okonomiyaki? No, I say Porkonomiyaki~

Preserved is Better – Sweet Pepper Stuffed with Feta

In the previous posts, I talked about the goodness of the preserved food and described how I made pickled mushrooms, baby octopus and capcicums as well as chargrilled eggplant. In this post, I'll talk about another commonly seen antipasto dish, sweet pepper stuffed with feta.   Ingredients 1 kg Baby sweet pepper 250g Lite cream … Continue reading Preserved is Better – Sweet Pepper Stuffed with Feta

Preserved is Better – Pickled mushrooms, baby octopus and capsicum

What a tragic day! I got up 9am this morning, planning to go to the Glendi Greek Festival but felt asleep on my sofa at 10:30 because of the boring Windows 8 installation. The worst thing was that when I woke up, I found my neck was injured and can't move around. It's still very … Continue reading Preserved is Better – Pickled mushrooms, baby octopus and capsicum

Taro and Sweet Potato Balls with Sorbet and Mung Bean – A modernised Taiwanese Sweet

Wow. such a long title, hah? After the full day out for the BBQ festival, my wife decided to make a nice sweet from taiwan for me. The taro balls and sweet potato balls are famous traditional Taiwanese sweets. You can find them almost anywhere in Taiwan, but the most famous one is from Jiufen. Anyway, we … Continue reading Taro and Sweet Potato Balls with Sorbet and Mung Bean – A modernised Taiwanese Sweet

My Homemade Sushi Dinner

To celebrate that I have survived in Adelaide for 12yrs, my wife decided to make some good sushi rolls for dinner. 🙂       Takoyaki     Japanese style octopus salad     Eel Nigirizushi       Seaweed salad ship and salmon caviar ship     Huon Salmon Nigirizushi     Salmon norimaki   … Continue reading My Homemade Sushi Dinner

Sher Wagyu Beef

Wagyu beef? Ehh, yes. We have heard too many promotions about this beef. From wagyu beef roll to the wagyu beef sub in subway, they seem to appear anywhere. I am a definite Wagyu fan and lover and would like to share my experience about this cattle breed with you guys, my fellow foodies. Wagyu … Continue reading Sher Wagyu Beef

Smoked pork hock and roasted duck terrine

A fancy and long title hay? I am sure everyone had terrine before. If not, you must have heard of it. (Just in case if there still are ppl who has't heard the term before) A terrine is a French forcemeat loaf and is very similar to pate. While a pate is made from mainly … Continue reading Smoked pork hock and roasted duck terrine