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Spice Trade — sichuan spice mix

... and a few other articles on cooking with spices!

Recipe: Mapo Doufu (includes a vegetarian option)

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Recipe: Mapo Doufu (includes a vegetarian option)

When I first received Sichuan peppercorn from my father-in-law, I didn’t know what to do. Until I met my husband, I had been cooking mapo doufu with toban djan and miso, and I thought I was doing it right. After meeting him, I was introduced to the whole new world of Chinese cooking, specifically, Sichuan dishes, and I was blown away. They were so good. Now I cannot make mapo doufu without Sichuan pepper. The glorious aroma of Sichuan peppercorn combined together with chili, garlic, ginger and toban djan makes the dish so flavorful. Over the year, I have also come up...

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Sichuan-style spicy chicken

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Sichuan-style spicy chicken

This is one of the most famous recipes coming from Sichuan Province. Our recipe is true to tradition, and nearly unaltered version of “辣子雞丁 Làzǐ jī dīng”. Be wary though, it’s hot, but so full of flavour. As it’s rapidly stir fried in a wok, lots of hot tianjin chillies are needed to create the heat, colour and aroma of the dish. A little bit of sugar is needed to offset the intense heat and create a better balance of flavours. We’ve also opened to use Pink Himalayan Salt as opposed to traditional sea salt for a little extra sour...

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