Velvet that meat.

Originally posted on well fed, flat broke:
Let’s talk about velvet. As a verb. If you’ve ever paused mid Beef & Broccoli to wonder how Chinese restaurants get their stir-fried meats so silky and tender, you may be intrigued by the concept velveting and its implications in your kitchen. This is something I’ve been playing…

Vietnamese BBQ: Lemongrass Marinade and the Chicken Skewers

Originally posted on La Vie Partagée:
Every culture has some form of street food.  The United States has hot dogs and pretzels.  Vietnam has a whole culinary dictionary of street delights.  One of the most common snack is meat skewer marinated in fragrant lemongrass and fish sauce grilled over these tiny aluminum boxes filled…