a bite of china

a bite of china

Sunday, December 15, 2013

MICHELIN Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country stars & Bib Gourmand

Here is a full list of the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country stars:
Referring from: Official website
Tips on the bottom~

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

[Eating in SF] How's the president's choice? - Great Eastern Restaurant (迎宾阁)

HEAD LINE: President Barack Obama made a surprise lunch stop today in San Francisco’s Chinatown. (Aug 21st, 2012)

That restaurant is Great Eastern Restaurant (迎宾阁) at 649 Jackson St., San Francisco, CA

Saturday, December 7, 2013

[Recipe] 煎酿蘑菇 Make mushroom a "mash room"

Stuffed mushroom is a dish that normal in China. "Niang" can be understand as "stuff". Both the stuffer and the basement can be replaced in this kind of dish. For example, stuffer can be beef, pork, fish, shrimp even mixture of several ingredients. The basement or container is also various from mushroom, green pepper, bitter melon, eggplant and tofu. 

After several English blogs, I decide to write one in Chinese for my close friends. If you want to read the English version, you can check a similar recipe (without starch gravy):

Bon appetite~

Let's get start~
這道菜既可以當做招待朋友的宴客小菜,又可以提前準備出來放在冰箱當做平時功課繁忙時的便當。好吃美味、多種用途,希望大家喜歡 ❤

Friday, December 6, 2013

[Tips] Common Terminology in Chinese Cooking Methods

Got trouble when you want to explain the normal terms used in cooking Chinese cuisine?

Or want to warm up with starting your Chinese cooking?

You might need this video and table~

Chinese Cooking Term
Pronunciation in Pin Yin
English Equivalent
Pan-fry or shallow fry.
Deep fry.

[Tips] Preparation for your Chinese kitchen in San Francisco - Ingredients

repost from:

What Ingredients Do I Need To Cook Chinese Food?

Is it really necessary to embark on a frantic search through Chinatown for exotic sounding ingredients such as lily buds, shark's fin, and winter melon, not to mention splurging on fancy gadgets such as ginger graters and garlic crushers?However, there are several basic ingredients that you will use over and over in Chinese cooking.