TASTE Winter 2022-23

7 Transfer to a serving platter, garnish with chilis, cilantro and green onions. Serve with limes and Sambal Belacan on the side. Serves 4 to 8 SAMBAL BELACAN 1 tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil 3 tbsp (45 ml) belacan 1 shrimp paste 2 to 3 bird’s eye chilis, to taste 1 tbsp (15 ml) sugar

2 tsp (10 ml) salt 1 lime, juice only

1 In a small pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp paste and fry until fragrant, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. 2 In a mortar and pestle, pound shrimp paste and remaining ingredients until smooth. Alternately, blend them in a small food processor. Makes ¼ cup (60 ml) PAIRS WITH MUMM NAPA BRUT PRESTIGE USA $30.99 265678 SELBACH MOSEL RIESLING Germany $20.99 23242

Cook until set and repeat with another 1 tsp (5 ml) of oil and remaining half of yolks. Let cool, then cut into 2-in (5 cm) strips and set aside. 4 Beat egg whites until mixed. Stir into simmering soup. Add sesame oil and adjust seasoning. 5 Garnish with green onions, egg strips and seaweed. Serves 4 to 6 PAIRS WITH


½ lb (250 g) beef flank, thinly sliced ½ lb (250 g) beef brisket, thinly sliced 2 tsp (10 ml) salt, plus extra to taste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp (30 ml) fish sauce flat Korean rice cakes 4 eggs, separated 2 tsp (10 ml) vegetable oil 2 tsp (10 ml) sesame oil 3 large green onions, sliced 3 sheets roasted seaweed, crumbled

TSINGTAO PREMIUM LAGER China $14.29 293787 6 x 330 ml DASSAI 45 JUNMAI DAIGINJO SUPER PREMIUM SAKE Japan $28.49 335927 300 ml

1 In a medium saucepan, bring water, beef, garlic, salt and fish sauce to a boil, then reduce heat to low and skim off any scum. 2 Add rice cakes and simmer for about 10 minutes. 3 Mix egg yolks in a small bowl. In an 8-in (20 cm) non-stick frying pan, heat 1 tsp (5 ml) oil over medium-low heat. Pour half of egg yolks in pan and spread them to cover bottom like a crêpe. 1 Available in specialty Asian markets.



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