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Christmas Eve – Smoky American Style Ribs and Christmas Slaw

Christmas Eve – Smoky American Style Ribs and Christmas Slaw

A food blog would be impotent without pushing the boat out over Christmas. Thankfully there are not too many problems for this blogger to dandy a few lines of Christmas cheer on this day. Ironically, I wish I could describe the arguments rather than the […]

Momofuku Cookbook – the first I think?

Momofuku Cookbook – the first I think?

There are not too many cookbooks that get me excited before the christmas break. Its my birthday in mid November and most of my friends and family know about my passion for food. This year in particular one of my close collaborators Dan Giuffre got […]

Mr Hong’s Cheeseburger – the do it on the BBQ version

Mr Hong’s Cheeseburger – the do it on the BBQ version

This recipe is bloody fantastic! The recipe below is a little simpler than the Mr.Hong cookbook version but if you are feeding 12 people and all you have to do the cooking is a BBQ this will work exceptionally well. The miso paste is the […]

Mr.Hong by Dan Hong

Mr.Hong by Dan Hong

This is probably one of the best new cookbooks on the market, it is a killer. Packed full of flavour, technique and ingredients. If you go to the extent of sourcing all the ingredients you will not be disappointed with the flavours and you will […]

Banh Mi – sort of Mr. Hong

Bahn Mi 6 white crusty rolls 1kg pork belly 2 pickled carrots 1 Daikon (chinese radish) 2 Lebanese cucumbers 10 birds eye chillies 1 bunch coriander 1 Kewpie Mayonnaise 1 pork pate 4 ltr Master Stock 1. To start heat Master stock until boiling. Slide […]

Pickling Liquid

Pickling Liquid

1 ltr. Vinegar 500g caster sugar 1 1/4 tablespoons salt Method: 1. Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and whisk until completely dissolved. Will keep indefinitely.

Pork Liver Pate

Pork Liver Pate

800g pork livers, soaked in milk overnight 2 tbl vegetable oil, for frying 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 125ml Shaoxing wine 500g butter, chilled, chopped into small cubes fish sauce, to taste ground white pepper to taste Method: 1. Drain livers and wash thoroughly. Trim […]

Chinese Masterstock – Mr. Hong’s

Chinese Masterstock – Mr. Hong’s

8 red Asian Shallots 10 Garlic Cloves 30 Star Anise 100ml Vegetable oil 700ml Shaoxing wine 1kg Yellow rock sugar 500ml Light soy sauce 700ml Dark soy sauce 100g cassia bark 4 Chinese cardamon pods 2tbl fennel seeds 200g Ginger, thinly sliced 6 spring onions […]