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Notable Nosh: Silverfish Peanuts

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I have quite a number of Chinese cookery books printed in China that contain recipes for a small plate preparation consisting of peanuts fried with a type of tiny white fish. I actually have all the necessary ingredients to prepare this for you sometime but, just recently, I was fortunate to come across a commercially packaged snack that I just had to try…  Continue reading “Notable Nosh: Silverfish Peanuts”

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Sichuan Beef with Pickled Mustard Greens and Peanuts

I had some pickled mustard greens leftover from a previous experiment that needed using and I took some inspiration from a recipe using pork that I came across in a very decent Wei-Chuan publication entitled Chinese Cuisine by Huang Su-Huei. For this experiment, I switched the pork for beef and jazzed up the basic idea using some fiery ‘la doubanjiang’ , or Sichuan Chili Bean Paste…  Continue reading “Sichuan Beef with Pickled Mustard Greens and Peanuts”