Stuff tagged with seafood

China XIII

Got around to resizing some photos. Sort of chronologically ordered, except all the food comes first. Some are iPhone photos, some are Canon IXUS 1100 photos, the rest were taken with my new Canon G15, which is an awesome enthusiast … Continue reading
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China X

As it turns out, I don’t really like Hangzhou cuisine. It’s a lot of “lake fish” this, “lake fish” that. While I like the Dongpo pork, it’s always too fatty and you only end up eating half of it, the … Continue reading
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China VI

Three nights ago, I had one of the most disgusting meals I’ve ever had, here in China. Before that, I had a nice meal. So, here are some food photos! I couldn’t finish it, about a third of the way … Continue reading
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Taking experiments too far

So, pork. When done right, it’s tender, juicy, and packed with flavour. It pairs well with a lot of different things, which makes it a versatile and whimsical meat. Sometimes though, too much of a good thing is a very, … Continue reading
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Food for family

My cousin Tim is soon departing for a foodie’s dream job in Singapore. We decided to have one more cook-off before he leaves, to try some of the things we’d been meaning to have a go at, as well as … Continue reading
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How to make a stable cream sauce

Rather than add copious amounts of butter and double cream and reduce (which a lot of cooks recommend,) try to restrain them: use single whipping cream instead (35% milkfat, no thickening gelatine) and firm up the sauce using cornflour + … Continue reading
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Gastronomia III

It’s been a very long three months. At first, my thyme and basil looked like they were dying. Then, they started to flourish, which was when snails and other bugs decided to eat them to buggery. Straight after that, they … Continue reading
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Jackson’s Restaurant

One of the most amazing restaurants in Perth, with its ever-changing menu and inventive flavour combinations, Jackson’s Restaurant is definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Perth.
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Truffles and asparagus

I wish I could cook this good, but I can’t. So I’ll just sit, munch at it, and marvel at their awesomeness. Everything was very nice. Very, very nice. Loose Box’s truffle dégustation 2009 Keep a reason (excuse) every year … Continue reading
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Review: The Gala Restaurant

I’ve been to The Gala Restaurant several times over the past few years, since around the time they first set up camp in Kearns Crescent, Applecross. My visits were mostly for special occasions (stuff like “I’ve landed a new job!” … Continue reading
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Cooking with the Cuz

Tim came over last Tuesday night, all set to cook up a storm. We had worked out three courses: entrée, mains and dessert. I don’t usually make desserts without J’s help (I blanket this ignorance with the line “I cook … Continue reading
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Gastronomia II

This is gastronomia, part two. That’s all I have to say about that. Did this, somewhere along the way, turn into a food blog? Update Added two more meals! That’s super value!
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Things are happening

The main site over at mingteo.com has been fully refurbished, sporting a nice shiny new codebase and design. Soon, when I have the time to sort through it all, this blog will be updated with the same design (so it’s … Continue reading
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Cook-off :)

I’ve been cooking a fair amount more, with all the extra time on my hands. And since I haven’t been posting anything lately, I thought might as well put some pictures up :) I made this a while back, it’s … Continue reading
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From Jamie with love

Okay, so I can’t claim this as my own, this is out of the Cook with Jamie cookbook but it turned out well, and yes, I am Chinese, and yes, we love taking photos of food. About the only thing … Continue reading
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