The Japanese Azuki red beans (also referred to as Adzuki breans), literally transliterated as ‘small beans’ are the smaller cousins of the larger soy beans. They are popularly used in Asian and Chinese cuisines to cook desserts and sweet soups … Read more
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Just a simple recipe and a simple dish to use up the fermented bean curd that’s been sitting in my cupboard for almost a year, untouched. It’s really really nice with plain rice – try it!
The origin of the term ‘Lorraine’ came from the Lorraine region of France; the term ‘Quiche Lorraine’, on the other hand, originated from English-speaking countries. Basically Quiche Lorraine refers to an open pastry that is made of a crusty base … Read more
We’ve just said bye bye to February and all the Chinese New Year festivities. March is here. We are almost one quarter of the way through the year 2018.