Posts Tagged ‘cuisine’

Jun 27, 2013

Beef Pho Noodles and The Sexy Asian Man

Here’s another exciting episode of Sexy Asian Man eats… this time, he stirs up beef pho noodles! (more…)

Oct 9, 2010

Living up to Stereotypes: Midwestern Deer Hunting Culture

Undoubtedly, one of Wisconsin’s most beloved sports is deer hunting (or outdoor gaming, in general). It would be unavoidable for me as my parents are passionate about the game, having come from similar history back in Laos. Watching from the ignorant first-generation Asian-American’s point of view, it’s kind of poignant that this culture will be lost. If you were as clueless about where processed bologna came from, here’s a clue: (more…)

Sep 22, 2010

Living up to Stereotype: Eating Balut/Khai Luk (fetal duck egg)

I want to start a regular entry called “Living up to the Stereotype”. It’s main focus is, for me as an Asian-American, to live up to the American stereotypes of Asians (what is unfortunately an amalgamation of a diversity of Asian cultures). For example, Americans would believe that any Chinese person was notorious for eating dog meat. That isn’t always the case. (more…)

Jun 22, 2009

Mienh-style liang fen is fun!

After exhausting the search for any mention of Mienh-style liang fen (translated from Chinese means “cold noodles”), I decided the burden was up to me to document one of my favorite home-cooked dishes.

If you do a search for “liang fen” through Google (or Yahoo, sigh), you can find a variety of ways the originators prepare it. Make sure you use the image search for a better idea of the diversity. Apparently, the Chinese don’t eat the liang fen with a soup. It seems they prepare it with a sauce, a dollop of flavor. Methinks that Marco Polo missed this treat so much on his trip to “the Orient” that when he returned home, sa-pa-ghe-tee was born.

Anyway, here’s an idea of similar dish from Southeast Asia:

I’d provide the recipe, but I have no idea how to make it. Only how to eat it. Har.