Daily Cooking Quest

Pork Recipes

Char Siew Bao - Pork Roast Steamed Buns

One of Asian grocery stores that I frequent is Marina, and they always give out food coupon for your purchase, which can be used in exchange for take out items…

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Korean Oven Roasted Pork Belly

Pork belly lovers, rejoice! This Korean style oven roasted pork belly is super easy, super fast, and super delicious. Well, don’t count calories when…

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Ham and Mayonnaise Bread Rolls

Visiting an Asian bakery, be it Chinese, Japanese, or Korean is like stepping into a bread heaven. Most of the time, I think these bakeries share roughly the…

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Butternut Nikuman

Asian steam buns with ground pork/meat filling come with many names. It is called rou bao (肉包) in Chinese, nikuman (肉まん) in Japanese, and in Indonesia where I…

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Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs

In China, there are two versions of sweet and sour pork, the southern style and the northern style. Since most of the Chinese overseas originated from the…

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Sekba Babi - Peranakan Pork Stew

Sekba babi is a very famous Indonesian-Chinese peranakan dish. A peranakan dish typically means that the dish that has been adapted over time and has evolved…

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Pork Stir Fry in Turmeric and Lemongrass

This is a rather quick stir fry dish. I love the eye popping bright yellow color from turmeric, and I think the color contrast between the pork with bell pepper…

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Goya Chanpuru (ゴーヤーチャンプルー) - Bitter Melon and Egg Stirfry

Chanpuru (チャンプルー) is an Okinawan dish, meaning mixed. Surprisingly the term comes from Indonesian word campur, which of course means mixed! Among the many…

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Caramelized Pork Chops

Easiest and tastiest pork chops I have ever made. Well, maybe not the best like the best in the world, but definitely a keeper since they are so easy and so…

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Braised Pork with Sweet Potatoes and Mushrooms in Soy Sauce

Braising in soy sauce, sake, mirin, sugar, and dashi stock is a pretty basic Japanese cooking style. You can use any combination of meat and vegetables of your…

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Siu Yuk (燒肉) - Chinese Roast Pork

Siu Yuk (燒肉) is a famous Cantonese cuisine. And since I am raised in a Cantonese family, I practically grew up eating this all my life, ain’t I lucky? :)…

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Hong Shao Rou (红烧肉) - Red Braised Pork

Hong shao rou (红烧肉) is one of the most famous Chinese dish. Pork belly cubes are cooked in a combination of sugar, scallion, ginger, soy sauce, and rice wine.…

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