Posts Tagged ‘wonton soup’

The Underappreciated Onion

Red-Onions

Simply put, onions have to be one of the most universal of all vegetables; extraordinarily versatile, readily available in a multitude of cultivars, inexpensive, healthy and delicious, they are delicious fried, baked, roasted, boiled, grilled, eaten raw on burgers, sliced and diced into salads chopped chunkily into a salsa, they are an integral component to a mireppoix, caramelized into classic French soup and are even at home whilst garnishing a Gibson. And they’re even a fast food/junk food favourite; battered and deep fried as onion rings or exploding onion blossoms, they manage to steal a little thunder from the french fry. Continue »



Wonton DIY

Shanghainese-style wonton

 

A wonton is a meat filled dumpling that is usually served in broth. It’s soothing comfort food that can be customized to your taste. Fill the dumpling with ground chicken or turkey, or make a vegetarian dumpling and load the broth up with bok choy and napa cabbage. Make a spicy pork broth brimming with fat noodles or a mild fish broth garnished with lots of lime and cilantro. The wontons themselves are so simple to prepare and when you make them from scratch you can be sure that only the best ingredients are used and that no MSG is added.  There are many versions of the wonton, each with slight variations depending on place of origin. Continue »