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Cutting skills

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Cutting skills for Chinese cooking

SliceTo slice, tip the cutting knife up on an angle, to use the far end (away from you) of the blade. While holding the food and the cutting knife firmly, cut straight down. At the end of the slice, ...

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Chinese cooking skills

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 PM

Chinese cooking method overview

Nowadays, food lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to cooking skills and techniques, as well as cooking methods and style. These new advances provide an outlet for even more types of cuisine t...

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Poaching

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Poaching

With this Chinese cooking method ingredients are cooked in liquid a little below the boiling point. This style of Chinese cooking is highly recommended especially when cooking delicate fish where yo...

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Cold Mixing

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Cold-Mixing

In Chinese cooking, smoking (熏, Xun) and cold mixing (凉拌, Liang Ban) are also popular. These two methods involved precooked food ingredients instead of raw food. Cold mixing uses parboiled or scal...

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Roasting

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Roasting

Roasting 烤 is not family cooking in China, since few Chinese kitchens have facilities for roasting. Only restaurants go much into roasts and Cantonese restaurants excel especially in these. In roast...

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Barbecuing

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Barbecuing

Barbecuing (烧烤) is a method and apparatus for cooking meat with the heat and hot smoke of a fire, smoking wood, or hot coals of charcoal, or even electricity; and may include application of a marin...

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Boiling

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Boiling

Strictly speaking, this Chinese cooking skills boiling 煮 means cooking food in boiling water (A liquid is boiling when the surface is continually agitated by large bubbles). Violent boiling should b...

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Red Stewing

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Red-Stewing

Red stewing 红烧 is uniquely Chinese, similar to ordinary stewing, but here the food is cooked in large quantities of soy sauce and water rather than in water alone. It is the soy sauce that makes th...

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Steaming

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Steaming

Steaming 蒸 is a traditional Chinese cooking method that is ideal for today's trend towards healthy eating as very little or no oil is used. Steaming as a Chinese cooking skill also results in a more...

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Deep Frying

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Deep-Frying

Some of the most delectable Chinese horsd'oeuvres are deep- fried. Certain main dishes also call for meats to be deep-fried for a crunchy coating, then stir-fried to combine them with vegetables and ...

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Stir Frying

Cooking Methods | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Chinese cooking method - Stir-Frying

Stir-frying (炒 Chao) is the classic Chinese cooking method; quick cook over high heat in a small amount of oil, toss and turn the food when it cooks. In stir-frying, the food should always be in mot...

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Chinese cooking

Miscellaneous | Oct 4, 2010 AM

Easy To Cooking Chinese Food!

Chinese cooking has yielded some of the most delicious foods that are available, but you may feel as if the techniques used to prepare and cook the foods are too complicated or unfamiliar to bring fo...

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Miscellaneous | Oct 4, 2010 AM

The History of Chinese Cooking

China is a country where the preparation and appreciation of food has been developed to the highest level. Chinese culture considers cooking an art. All other philosophies consider the preparation of...

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