Entries tagged rice wine

January 8th, 2012

Rice vermicelli with minced chicken, chilli, bamboo, basil and other things


I can’t vouch for the authenticity of this “Thai” dish, but I can vouch for the flavour. There is something about the combination of chicken, Thai basil, chilli and sweet soy that is just really good. So: here is my attempt at Almost a Recipe. (I say almost because I’m not really very specific with […]

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November 13th, 2010

Poh’s dong do pork


We saw Poh’s dong do pork recipe on TV the other night, and I just had to try it. I’d never cooked with rock-sugar before, but I realise now it was the missing ingredient whenever I’ve tried to cook pork this way. The slow cooking process makes the pork melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The flavour actually reminded […]

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