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Black Friday 2020

Black Friday 2020

Black Friday Gifts for Every Kitchen  

Chinese Paella

Chinese Paella

Paella, Spain’s most famous dish is undoubtedly one of the world’s great rice dishes. The first time I saw a traditional paella pan, I thought it was a particularly shallow flat-bottomed wok. That got me thinking about how a Chinese cook would prepare the same dish. The result is this East-West hybrid that works especially well in an electric wok.

Sizzling Rice Soup

Sizzling Rice Soup

Here’s a soup that sings for its supper. It’s always a treat to watch the “oohs” and “aahs” when this soup is brought to the table in a Chinese restaurant. Now you can put on your own show at home.

Ma Po Tofu

Ma Po Tofu

A classic favorite — Ma Po Tofu is a fiery Sichuan classic named for the pockmarked (po) wife (ma) who supposedly invented it at her husband’s restaurant. Ma Po Tofu is a justly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants, especially in Chengdu.

Tea-Infused Steamed Custard

Tea-Infused Steamed Custard

Print Recipe Tea-Infused Steamed Custard Servings Ingredients 6 oz chicken broth2 oz water1 teaspoon green tea leaves2 eggsteaspoon ½salt4 medium sized shrimp Sauce: cup ¼chicken broth1 teaspoon green tea leaves1 teaspoon cornstarch slurry Servings Ingredients 6 oz chicken broth2 oz water1 teaspoon green tea leaves2 […]

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Print Recipe Fresh Fruit Popsicles Servings popsicles Ingredients cup ½ sliced kiwicup ½ sliced strawberriescup ½ blueberries2 cups apple juice or Lutien Lotus Seed Drink Servings popsicles Ingredients cup ½ sliced kiwicup ½ sliced strawberriescup ½ blueberries2 cups apple juice or Lutien Lotus Seed Drink […]

Grilled Eggplant

Grilled Eggplant

Print Recipe Grilled Eggplant Servings Ingredients 1 Chinese eggplant Sauce: 2 teaspoons cooking oil2 teaspoons minced ginger2 teaspoons minced garlic1 tablespoon chopped fresh green chili1 tablespoon chopped fresh red chili1 tablespoon Chinese black vinegar1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon soy sauce Servings Ingredients 1 Chinese eggplant Sauce: […]

Steamed Pumpkin with Fermented Rice

Steamed Pumpkin with Fermented Rice

Print Recipe Steamed Pumpkin with Fermented Rice Servings Ingredients 1 kabocha squash Sauce: cup ½ rice lees*cup ¼ sugarcup ½ water2 tablespoons goji berries1 tablespoon cornstarch slurry Servings Ingredients 1 kabocha squash Sauce: cup ½ rice lees*cup ¼ sugarcup ½ water2 tablespoons goji berries1 tablespoon […]

Fruit Rolls in Rice Paper

Fruit Rolls in Rice Paper

Print Recipe Fruit Rolls in Rice Paper Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked medium grain rice2 tablespoons coconut milk4 sheets Vietnamese rice paper1 kiwi fruit peeled and sliced1 yellow peach or nectarine pitted and sliced Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked medium grain rice2 tablespoons coconut milk4 […]

Panda Sushi

Panda Sushi

A delicious recipe with a cute presentation!


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Hidden China Tour

Hidden China Tour

Journey deep into the hidden corners of Chinese civilization and explore the rich cultural and culinary traditions of indigenous minority communities in Southwestern China. Follow ancient trails and trace the footsteps of early settlers in historical towns like Lijiang. Join Chef Yan in sampling all the local cuisines. End your tour with a totally contrasting visit to the Pearl of the Orient, exciting Hong Kong, and enjoy the colorful nightlife of this modern city.

The photograph above was from a visit to Shenzhen.

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