At Tang: The Asian Food Emporium we have selected the very best products from all over Asia.
This week we continue with warming winter wonders from Korea and Japan – ready for you to eat! Just pour into a dish or saucepan, heat and eat. We have something for everyone – Kimchee Nabe Soup from Korea, Japanese Hot Pot Soups and Korean Ginseng Chicken Stew. Enjoy Honey Aloe, Honey Ginger and Honey Citron Teas with your meal or by themselves. Or if you prefer savoury try Miso soups from Japan – ready to serve – just add hot water. And finish your meal with Green Tea Matcha Biscuits from Korea or ‘Champagne’ flavoured Chocolate Caplico Sticks.
[Whilst I’m writing this we’ve opened a bag of Murasaki Imo Chips from Japan. Very more-ish. Dark purple sweet potato chips, lightly salted – small 100g bag – heavenly]
We start with soups from the Daisho Corporation. Try the Kimchee Nabe Soup – Spicy with Chilli, Pepper, Fish Sauce, Kimchee Extract and Sesame Oil. Prepared and ready to serve – just add your choice of protein – pork, chicken or beef with fresh vegetables – bean shoots, spring onion, cabbage or green leaf vegetables. Each vacuum sealed packet serves 3 to 4 people. You must also try Daisho’s Miso Kimchee Nabe Soup, obviously with the addition of Miso but zinging with ‘real pepper flavour’.
Daisho also present two tasty Japanese Hot Pot Soups. no MSG, these soups are ready to heat and eat. You need to add Tofu, Mushrooms, Onions, Scallion (Spring Onions), Chinese Cabbage and Chicken legs or thighs. You can pick up all these fresh ingredients from Tang: The Asian Food Emporium. Vary your ingredients – try salmon, sausage, boneless ham, spinach, pumpkin, potato, asparagus or lettuce. Daisho Hot Pot Soups come in two flavours – Soy Sauce flavour and Miso flavour. Rich and uncondensed you’ll be pleased when you serve it with its smooth and delicious taste – Each packet serves 3 people.
Currently at Tang we carry two popular varieties or Korean Ginseng Chicken Stew. Heated and ready to eat in 5 minutes, these stews are delicious and flavoursome. From Shin Sun Mi their one kilo pack is free from preservatives, vacuum packed and ready to eat – garnish with fresh scallion and add extra vegetables if you like. CJ Freshway also have a Ginseng Chicken Stew prepared Korean style. At 800g it contains Chicken, Ginseng, Chestnut, garlic, dates, glutinous rice and is seasoned with salt and black pepper. Just heat for 5 minutes and its ready to serve.
For a quick snack or entree try the prepared Miso Soup from the Miyasaka Corporation of Japan. Good value at 20 satchels per pack.
You may enjoy Honey Tea from Korea. At Tang we offer you three popular flavours – Honey Aloe Tea, Honey Ginger Tea and Honey Citron Tea. The product comes as a gel in a 1kg jar. Stir 3-4 teaspoons of the gel into hot or cold water. Sip and enjoy.
And finally serve some delightful Green Tea Matcha Biscuits from Japan – coated in smooth milk chocolate. Or for total decadence, put out the Caplico Sticks – Champagne flavoured! With 9 to a pack from the Glico Corporation of Japan, these are simply exotic and to die for. Chocolate excess! Is there such a thing?
Remember we are open 7 days per week from 10am until 11pm at 185 Russell St in the Melbourne CBD.
And if you need help to find those treats you have your heart set on? Check out our website and see if you can find it. In most cases you will. Otherwise ask our friendly staff when you next drop in – we are here to serve you.