Taobao product recommendation – Sous Vide circulator

Before i proceed any further, i must put forth the disclaimer that i have not purchased the product from Taobao that i am introducing today. I still own and use the Anova circulator i have gotten many years ago. My Anova still works flawlessly, but the clamp for holding it to the pot has broken […]

Taobao product recommendation – Silicone Sous Vide bag

Anova sells the stasher silicone bag for S$28. Way too expensive. Unfortunately, you can’t find the exact same product on Taobao, yet. The closest alternative i found is this one meant for kneading dough, costing only 13.5 Yuan (S$2.70). I’m taking it for a spin on a Pork Collar slab. The medium sized bag is […]

Anova precision cooker at US$99

Received this mailer a few days ago. The enclosed coupon code was probably specifically generated for each individual person on their mailing list, so, whoever is interested, first come first served. Update Black Friday deal now on, get the Anova Precision Cooker Bluetooth at US$99 without coupon code. Related posts: How to ship the Anova […]

Sous Vide Frozen Grouper

This was largely an experiment to see if i can get better texture from cooking frozen Grouper Sous Vide instead of traditional steaming. I will jump straight to the conclusion: the improvement was very good but still inadequate in comparison to steamed fresh fish. Also, it introduced another problem – the fish skin ended up undercooked. I guess […]

Taobao product recommendation – vacumm food sealer

As with the Airfryer, this was a product that took a bit of deliberation before a decision was made to buy. Not that it is expensive, but I wouldn’t buy something I don’t need just because it’s cheap. And it is actually quite cheap for what it is, setting me back by 118 Yuan (S$24). […]