There are different flavors of Sichuan Food and there are also different ways of cooking Sichuan Food include stir-fry, fry, quick-fry, steam, stew, simmer, boil, braise, roast, smoke, pickle, salad-style, etc. Learn to use the ingredients in the right sequence, use big or small fire, cooking time for each one, etc are the factors when learning cooking Sichuan Food. A lot of Sichuan dishes use stir-fry as the major cooking. And stir-fry is what we do in the kitchen for most of the time when making Sichuan Food. This article is a simple guide to making Sichuan Food, a lot more needs to be learnt through your practice. To make tasty Sichuan Food, one needs to be aware of the following:
Cook a Sichuan Dish
It is required to choose these materials before you make tasty Sichuan Food especially the ingredients. There is no need to waste but also the quality is important. Fresh meat and veges are necessary and cooking a certain dish also depends on the season. The chili is important, local Chengdu chili is recommended. Fermented Broad Bean Sauce is a must for many cooking Sichuan Food. Pickled Pepper is a must for cooking fish-flavored dishes.
Sichuan Food Cutting
Exquisite cutting is considered good cutting in Sichuan Food. Sichuan Food is like any other food in China; the eaters usually expect the food will not only taste good but also to look good. The cutting shapes varies but normally expected to be identical. The cutting should be neat and there should be no thick slices. Two reasons for the good cutting, one is because they look good, they one reason is that it is necessary as when cooking, they take the same heat and the same time to be done.
A good arrangement of using ingredients is important. The restaurants will normally customize according to customers’ preference. For example, one does not want to eat too spicy or one wants to eat even more spicy food, then the using of ingredients becomes important. You will need some experience of cooking Sichuan Food before you can do it easily. The using of the ingredients is a complicate thing to learn as there are more than one of them and the quantity of them used can result in a different flavor. The main purpose of using ingredients is to make the food tasty and sometimes healthy and also to make them look good. For families usually to eat more healthy is the priority.