Chinese Stir-fry: Chicken and Bell Peppers with Cashew Nuts
I get asked many times if I use a wok when cooking Chinese dishes. Truth be told, I don’t! And there are a few reasons for that: 1. “The sink is too small.” What? That is a fact! Ah-mm’s huge-ass wok is too small to fit in the kitchen sink. I already hate washing up. Trying to manoeuvre the wok around the sink just to get it cleaned frustrates me even more.
Chinese Stir Fry: Celery Garlic Chicken in Shaoxing Wine
Celery isn’t exactly my choice vegetable because I don’t like the feeling of chewing on them as it prolongs the taste of celery in your mouth, which to me, isn’t very pleasant. The irony is, I love celery juice, the more potent the better. I’m a bit weird like that, but it really does make sense: my problem is with chewing celery, not tasting it. I’m hard to understand, most times. Go figure. Although I don’t like eating it, I really do love cooking celery in a quick stir-fry with a sprinkle of sugar. I once read somewhere that adding sugar to a celery stir-fry enhances the dish, but I don’t…