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Swordfish with Teriyaki Sauce

12 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

I mentioned in a previous post how it is not easy to find good, fresh seafood in Warsaw. But sometimes you get lucky and I picked up a nice swordfish steak. Calling it "steak" is no misnomer. Swordfish meat is extremely dense and robust, unlike white...

Natto Tuna Kimchi Rice Bowl

9 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Chinuck

I first mentioned natto in my post about Japanese breakfast. Today we'll look at a non-traditional and simple recipe that's very satisfying. Ingredients 1 package natto 1 can tuna -- Tuna sashimi would be even better for a more gourmet version. 1 c...

Oyster Sauce Braised Medley

7 Jul 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

Once in a while, my family had Chinese barbeque night. Unlike barbeque night in the West, we didn't light fires in the backyard like cavemen. I tease! It was when mom would bring home usually 2 of the following from the Chinese barbeque shop (the ty...

Why Delhi should be on Upland?

6 Jul 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Crypto-Knight

Why should Delhi be on Upland? I hope it's not too late to submit an entry for the #myupland contest. Even if it is too late, this is one city the team at Upland should seriously consider - DELHI. For those who don't know about it yet, Upland is a vi...

Water Spinach with Fermented Tofu

5 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Chinuck

This is a classic Chinese dish with two very Chinese ingredients: Water spinach and fermented tofu. Water spinach isn't actually related to spinach -- it is a type of morning glory. The most common Chinese names for it are "ong choy" and "tong choy",...

Humble Hong Kong Egg Sandwich

2 Jul 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

I grew up eating egg sandwiches in the mean streets of Chinatown, Vancouver. Just kidding, the streets weren't mean at all. This was before "Asian gangs". It wasn't until the up-to-no-gooders of my generation grew up with an inferiority complex of th...

Seafood Doria

30 Jun 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Chinuck

"Doria" is what Japanese call rice gratin. Like omuraisu, it is one of the western influenced Japanese dishes known as "Yoshoku". "Gratin" is of course French, and today's dish will be full of French culinary influence. I am Canadian after all and Fr...

Onion Cakes

28 Jun 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

In the summer of 2005, when I travelled to Beijing with my family, the city was in full construction mode. On top of the country's already surging economic boom, preparations for the upcoming Olympics were in full force. Our tour guide even joked tha...

Miso Soup with Wakame and Yuba

25 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

I talked about miso soup in my post about Japanese breakfast, but I never gave a recipe. Well here we go! There are many kinds of miso soup and each part of Japan has their own specialty, but today we'll be using wakame and yuba. Wakame is a type of...

Western Fried Rice

23 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Chinuck

Fried rice doesn't always have to be done Asian style. Today we're going to make a western style fried rice. Ingredients 4 cups cooked leftover rice 4-6 oyster mushrooms 0.5 onion, diced 1 sprig of fresh basil olive oil salt pepper a secret ingredi...