Preparation Tips

Sticky Rice steamer
A traditional set for steaming sticky rice.

Sometimes there’s a trick to preparing certain foods, or ingredients. It may be as simple as knowing how long to soak rice before cooking, or maybe it’s something more complicated, like the best utensils to use for steaming sticky rice. This category of articles is where you’ll find all the tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years.

Check the list below for suggestions on how to prepare certain ingredients.