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Homemade Gochujang

It’s so surprise to learn that the Korean Gochujang sauce can be made readily at home. I got this recipe from a masterchef junior. One of the ingredients is actually a common Thai curry paste called red curry paste which can be found at asian supermarket. It is versatile.

Ingredients:

  • Red curry paste, 1 portion
  • Sugar, 1.5 portion
  • Black bean paste, 1.5 portion
  • chilli sauce, 1.5 portion
  • sesame oil, 1.5 portion

Steps:

  1. On the frying pan, heat the red curry paste on olive oil
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix them well
  3. Use the Gochujang sauce to cook any pork or chicken recipe of your liking
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Minced Pork and Salted Olive with rice

This recipe was one of my favorites when I was a kid. It is a Thai-Chinese food because it was originated in Thailand by Chinese. Having eaten it again remind me of my childhood.

The salted olive can be bought in can from any asian supermarket.

Ingredients:

  • Minced Pork, 1 cup
  • Salted Olive, 1/2 cup
  • Minced Garlic, 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar, half teaspoons
  • Olive oil, 2 tablespoons
  • Chopped lime, red hot chillis and gingers

Steps:

  1. On medium heat, stir olive oil and minced garlic on a pan until golden brown.
  2. Add minced pork and continue to stir until cook.
  3. Add chopped salted olive and mix well. Continue to stir for a couple of minutes
  4. Serve with rice and chopped lime, red hot chillis and gingers. Ornate with coriander leaves on top (optional)
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Shabu Shabu

Shabu Shabu is one great opportunity to eat a lot of vegetables. It has so many variety especially when it comes to the types of soup. You also have many choices of vegetables. So, it can be eaten as often as you like. If you are really into Shabu Shabu, it makes sense to invest in a hot pot.

Ingredients:

  • Sliced pork
  • Vegetables such as cabbages, morning glory, muchrooms and tofu
  • Soup composed of dashi and equal amounts of the following condiments : mirin, soy sauce, sake
  • Ponzu sauce: lemon juice, soy sauce and mirin

 

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Stir-fried Morning Glory (Thai)

I made this dish the Thai way, since I live in Thailand. The food has Chinese origin apparently, though. Thai people love to add a small amount of fish sauce. In Thailand, we love to eat it with plain boiled rice.

Ingredients:

  • Morning Glory, 1 bundle
  • Black bean paste, 1 tablespoon
  • Fish sauce, 1/2 tablespoon
  • Vegetable oil, 2 tablespoons
  • Red chilli, 2-3 pieces
  • Garlic, 2 gloves

Steps

  1. On a wok, put in vegetable oil on medium heat. Add garlic and stir until golden brown. Add red chilli.
  2. Put in morning glory, keep stirring, add bean paste and fish sauce. Raise the heat to high. Keep stirring for a minute or so.
  3. Serve with a bowl of plain boiled rice