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Chinese Hokkien/Min, Recipes

Fish maw soup 鱼膘羹

If you ever see the Chinese word ‘Geng’ 羹, it refers to a more anglo-american notion of soup – thick, gooey and very filling. This recipe will guide you through making one of the highest-rated Chinese delicacies – ‘Fish Maw…

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Fusion, Recipes

Baltic Sprat Toasts

I recently received a can of Baltic sprats as a gift from a Russian friend. A major Latvian export, this fish is of a fantastic taste and size between anchovy and sardine. I was wondering what to do with it,…

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Indonesian, Korean, Rare & Unusual, Recipes, Singaporean, Thai

What is fermented fish sauce?

Chinese:  魚露 Ancient Chinese: 鮨 Korean: Jeotgal 젓갈, Jeot 젓 Japanese: 魚醤 Thai: nam pla น้ำปลา Vietnamese: nước mắm Tagalog: patis Ancient Greek: Garos γάρον Latin: Garum, Liquamen English: Worcestershire sauce, fish pickle, fish sauce I am very fortunate to have an understanding partner, who lets me cook whatever I…

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Recipes, Thai

Thai-style stir-fried squid

I love Thai cuisine. it is full of different flavours, different styles of cooking and it is often very easy to do yet ranks as one of the classiest cuisines in the world. While you have Thai restaurants around the…

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Rare & Unusual, Recipes

What are cellophane or glass noodles?

English: Cellophane noodles, Chinese vermicelli, Bean threads, Bean thread noodles, Crystal noodles, Glass noodles Mandarin Chinese: Fen Si 粉丝/粉絲 Minnan Chinese (Hokkien): Dang Hoon 冬粉, Sio Hoon 細粉 Cantonese Chinese: Sai Fan 細粉, Fan Si 粉絲 Japanese: Harusame 春雨 Korean:…

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