Foodie Friday: Cheese Katsu

cheese katsu

Cheese katsu: panko-crusted meat with a cheesy inside I've had katsu before, those deep-fried pieces of meat. My personal preference is for chicken. However, I decided to try out this new dish, cheese katsu. Yes, it was pork, so the meat felt thicker and tougher. However, there's also a huge cheese factor dropped into the recipe. I actually liked the gooeyness of the cheese inside the meat. It was nice to have the conflicting softness of the cheese within a substantial meaty … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Deep-Fried Char Siu

char siu

Deep-fried char siu: sweet roasted pork, fried Instead of traditional barbecue meats, I'm a big fan of the triumvirate of Chinese BBQ: roast duck, roast pork, and char siu. They're all very flavorful. Char siu, often marinaded with a bright red sauce, appears in those delicious buns (steamed or baked) that dominate the dim sum scene. I recently learned about a new way to cook them: deep-fried. Where has this dish been all my life? Move over state fair fried food (fried avocado, … [Read more...]

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