This Chicken Siomai recipe is a variation of pork siomai or shaomai. This recipe makes use of lean ground chicken plus additional vegetables and seasonings. Are you a fan of siomai? If you are, I am certain that you will love this recipe! Those who don’t like siomai will think twice after trying this recipe […]
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Before you say anything, I know. The title sounds corny. Please bear with me. I tried thinking of a cheesier title, but this is the best that I can think of. Got better suggestions? I love to hear them.
You all know that I greatly appreciate your time and effort for visiting this blog. I am also thankful for all your comments. I’m trying to pay that back by providing you with quality recipes and useful information. Aside from that, I also saved the last piece of Siomai just for you, as a token of my appreciation.
We will be celebrating our second Anniversary a couple of months from now. I can’t believe that Panlasang Pinoy is about to turn 2 years old very soon. While you were eagerly learning the basics of cooking Filipino Food and other dishes during the past years, I was familiarizing myself with the concept of blogging. We all learned so many things together. Thanks for always being around.
Deep Fried Siomai or Fried Wonton rose-up from being an underdog to one of the favorite food of the masses. Thanks to the marketing genius of my favorite Siomai house.
Back in the days, Fried Siomai is not as popular as the steamed variety. You cannot buy the fried varieties from most Chinese restaurants and fast food kiosks unless requested. Fried Siomai is common, today.
I think that the marketing strategy helped a lot in making the fried version popular; it has something to do with localization. The product, which is Fried Siomai, is packaged in such a way that the local population will understand and need. This widens the market of the product and increases the chance for it to get sold.
Siomai is a traditional Chinese dumpling. This popular dumpling has made its way to the heart of the Filipino’s as evidenced by the hundreds of stalls, eateries, and restaurants who serve them. Traditionally cooked through steaming, siomai nowadays are also served fried complimented with soy sauce and calamansi.
In Manila, the best siomai can be found in the Manila China Town (which is the oldest China Town in the world). Several Chinese restaurants and even stalls serve different siomai varieties. Outside of China town, Pao Tsin would be the best one for me.
This recipe that I have for you is the Cantonese variety. It basically makes use of ground pork, shrimps, and mushrooms as the main ingredients. I liked this recipe for its oriental taste.
Try this delicious Siomai recipe
This Crab and Pork Shumai Recipe produce one of the best shumai or siomai that I have tried. Crab and pork seems to be a good combination when done the appropriate way. Before we move further, please let me clarify that shumai, siomai, and shaomai is one and the same. The difference in names (or […]
Panara is an appetizer dish made from chopped upo (bottle gourd) and minced shrimp wrapped in a wonton wrapper and deep fried until golden brown. This panara recipe comparable to pinsec frito and fried siomai. If my memory serves me right, this dish originated from the Visayas. While this is a perfect appetizer, it can also be […]
Beef Noodle Soup has always been a favorite especially during cold weather. This Spicy Beef Noodle Soup Recipe will surely make you feel warm and comfortable — your taste buds will be happy too. If you like beef pares or beef mami, I’m confident that you will like this Spicy Beef Noodle Soup dish. This […]
Hototay is a rich and delicious soup dish composed of various ingredients – pork, chicken, and liver – to name a few.
This soup recipe is of Chinese in origin. However – like the siopao and siomai – this dish was embraced by the Filipinos and became part of the cuisine of the Philippines.
Having many ingredients adds a lot of different flavor to this soup dish. All these flavors coincide with each other producing harmony and a single delicious taste that makes this dish stand out. The vegetables in this dish add sweetness and texture. They also provide
Health benefits to our body.
Tofu or bean curd is made from soy beans. The soy beans are turned into soy milk and curdled with a substance called coagulants. Coagulants make the texture of the mixture gelatinous.
Cooking with tofu first made it way in Asia: it has been adopted by other countries since then. The main reason why tofu became popular is its high protein content. This has made it a good substitute for meat. Vegetarians embrace tofu by having it in their regular diet. Whenever a recipe calls for meat, tofu is used as a replacement.
There are three main types of tofu: firm tofu, soft tofu, and silken tofu. They are categorized based on their texture.
Everyone commits mistakes. Who doesn’t? This shows that man is not perfect at all times. Instead of feeling bad on your mistakes, use them for motivation. Do the right thing by learning from your own mistakes and from the mistakes of others.
Mistakes are usually done by beginners. It takes constant repetition to master a task or process until the person becomes experienced. But, being experienced does not guarantee perfection – only lesser mistakes.
Cooking is a huge topic and there are lots of things (old and new) to learn about. When trying to learn how to cook, chances are that you will be doing many things wrong. No need to feel bad about it; get back up and correct whatever those mistakes where; read books; watch cooking shows; ask a friend who cooks;
So, you still have that ground pork, beef, or chicken sitting in the fridge for days now. I bet that you either impulsively bought it when you saw the huge sale sticker in the package or that you regularly buy ground meats even if there are no planned menus for it. Don’t worry, it’s normal; I too do the same thing often.
While saving a few bucks for low priced ground meat is not bad at all, waiting for it to become spoiled is different thing. You don’t want those savings to turn into expense, do you? Here are some ground meat recipe ideas that might interest you – while you still have time.
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