Cooking with ChiliCult

Cooking with ChiliCult: JiaChang Doufu, Often-, Home-Cooked Tofu

Cooking with ChiliCult: JiaChang Doufu, Often-, Home-Cooked Tofu

This typical Hunan recipe does two things very nicely: First, it turns a firm tofu a bit crispier and therefore into something with a nicer mouth feel. Then, it combines that with chile pepper and garlic, making for a much tastier dish again. And in […]

Cooking with ChiliCult, Seasonally: Asparagus, (Austro)Hunan-Style

Before the asparagus season is over again, let’s go for a recipe in our typical Hunan style. I’m still always feeling a bit challenged by this way of cooking. After all, how do you describe something as a recipe that’s very simple and based on […]

How to Cook Chicken Wings Hunan-Style, Red of Chilli

How to Cook Chicken Wings Hunan-Style, Red of Chilli

Chicken Wings. Just the right combination of meat for eating and bones for flavor. With crisp-fried skin and strong flavor, just the combination of mouthfeel and taste that makes for yummy eating. Especially in Hunan Style.

Baking with ChiliCult ;) – Ischler, Experimental: Classical, Devil-Ischler with Chilli, JapanIschler with Matcha

Baking with ChiliCult ;) – Ischler, Experimental: Classical, Devil-Ischler with Chilli, JapanIschler with Matcha

Ischler are double-decker cookies of a size that should not be underestimated, at least when making them like the original, with a chocolate cream-filling. My preparation for them is simplified a bit (and it still takes quite some time to make them), and I find […]

Cooking with ChiliCult: Soybeans (Maodou)

Cooking with ChiliCult: Soybeans (Maodou)

Soybeans are well-known… and often not highly regarded, as problematic health food, raw material for tofu, animal feed. Their use as a sort of bean is much less well known. Unfortunately, for they are tasty – and such direct consumption might be quite a bit […]