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  • A Look at Cantonese Cuisine

    A Look at Cantonese Cuisine

    Easily the most well-known of the Chinese regional cuisines, Cantonese cuisine comes from the region around Canton in Southern China. Simple spices and a wide variety of foods used in cooking characterize Cantonese cuisine. Of all the Chinese regions, Canton (Guangdong province) has the most available food resources. Its proximity to the sea offers a veritable marine cornucopia to be added to its dishes, making possible such delicate matings as Seven Happiness, a dish that includes shrimp, scallops, fish and lobster along with chicken, beef and pork. The light, delicate sauce, quick cooking and subtle spicing allows the natural flavors to shine through rather than being overwhelmed and blending together. The spices used in Cantonese cooking tend to be light and simple: ginger, salt, soy…

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  • Chinese Recipe: Beef With Broccoli

    Chinese Recipe: Beef With Broccoli

    Beef With Broccoli is a classic when it comes to chinese cooking. It makes a perfect plate for almost all occasions. Ingredients: Marinade for Beef: 1 egg 1/3 tsp salt 1 Tbsp cooking wine 1 Tbsp cornstarch (corn flour) 2 Tbsp water 3/4 lb lean beef  sliced thinly into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 Tbsp oil 1 1/2 lb broccoli, flowerets removed, slice on the diagonal into thin slices 1 cup cooking oil 2 1/2 Tbsp oyster sauce 2 Tbsp light soy sauce 3/4 Tbsp dark soy sauce 1 Tbsp sugar a few drops of sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 Tbsp cornstarch Directions: Slice beef and mix together marinade ingredients. Add marinade to beef and marinate for thirty minutes. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil to beef, mix in thoroughly, and marinate beef for another thirty minutes. While…

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    Wasabi Grilled Tuna Steak

    Looking for a delicious and simple way to grill up that fresh tuna steak that you just caught or bought from the local seafood market? Grilled tuna steak is a delightful and exciting entree for any special meal. There are various methods to spice up and flavor your catch, but today we want to talk about a popular method using wasabi powder. Ingredients: tuna steaks, cut to a thickness of 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inch each ( your preference ) 4 to 6 ounces of butter 1 cup of teriyaki marinade 1 tablespoon of wasabi powder 2 chopped green onions 1 tablespoon of olive oil, peanut oil, or vegetable oil salt and pepper to taste Directions: Get started by marinating the tuna in the teriyaki marinade. Place the tuna into the marinade and completely coat both sides of the meat. Cover, place into the…

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