Posts Tagged ‘Chinese food’

James Whelan Butchers: A Taste of the Orient

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

With the Chinese New Year fast approaching it got me thinking about Chinese food and how we could take some Chinese influences to shake up the mid week menu. There are general Chinese cooking principles that can be applied. I like the fact that you don’t have to stick to the same meat or vegetables. […]

James Whelan Butchers: Stir It Up

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

Any kitchen hero usually masters the basics of stirring and frying early in their careers.  The frying will initially yield a few crispy edged eggs or a blackened sausage but it will be mastered quickly.  Stirring is perhaps even more fool proof but marry the two and we have trouble.  There is the general assumption […]

James Whelan Butchers: BALANCE

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

If I had to sum up my personal philosophy on life I think I could reduce it to one word and that’s ‘balance’. While it sounds simple, achieving perfect equilibrium on the scales of life requires quite a degree of focus and discipline. I’m not perfect and many times fall short of my set balance […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Fresh Look at Asia

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

Given that I work with meat and am known as a general food lover, I suppose it is hardly surprising that the subject of food comes up in my conversations a great deal. I’m often asked for advice about cuts, preparation and cooking and while some will just indulge and join me in a nice […]