Chinese cooking wine?

Answer Well, if Mirin is the cooking wine you're referring to, it's actually Japanese. Whatever. It's a sweet wine so substitute any sweet white wine you may have or willing to buy. An inexpensive Ries... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Chinese cooking wine

If I put one cup of red cooking wine into beef stew will you be able to taste the wine?

No, the alcohol cooks off. The wine will enhance the flavor.

What is the difference between Red cooking wine and dry red wine?

IF you couldn't find dry red wine, you weren't in a liquor store worth shopping at. Cabernet works. Cooking wine has a load of salt in it, so cut whatever salt the recipe calls for.

Can red cooking wine be used in place of dry red wine?

"Dry" wines are fermented until all the natural sugar is gone. Red cooking wine available from the supermarket, though not sweet, is low on flavor, high in acidity, and salty. You can substitute re... Read More »

Can i use wine in substitute to cooking wine?

My advice is to only use wine. Cooking wine does not make good flavor.