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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

Print Recipe Panda Sushi Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup rice vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon sugar2 cups cooked medium grain rice1 sheet nori seaweed, cut into panda eyes, ears and nose Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup rice vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon sugar2 cups cooked medium grain rice1 sheet […]

Grilled Quali Eggs

Grilled Quali Eggs

Print Recipe Grilled Quali Eggs Servings Ingredients 2 teaspoons cooking oil6 quail eggs Spice mixture 1 teaspoon red chili powder1/2 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorn powder1 teaspoon granulated garlic1/2 teaspoon salt Servings Ingredients 2 teaspoons cooking oil6 quail eggs Spice mixture 1 teaspoon red chili powder1/2 teaspoon […]

Spicy Crispy Beef with Rice Crusts

Spicy Crispy Beef with Rice Crusts

Print Recipe Spicy Crispy Beef with Rice Crusts Servings Ingredients 10 oz flank steak2 teaspoons soy sauce1/2 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon Chinese rice wine1 egg white1 teaspoon cornstarch oil for deep-frying 3 1/2 oz dried rice cakes 8 pieces, 2 ½” x 2 ½” each1 cup […]

Ma Po Tofu

Ma Po Tofu

Print Recipe Ma Po Tofu Servings Ingredients 3 dried black mushrooms Soak mushrooms in warm water to cover until softened, about 20 minutes; drain. Discard stem and chop caps.1/3 pound ground pork1 teaspoon soy sauce2 teaspoons corn starch1/4 cup chopped water chestnuts2 green onions cut […]

Hot Pot Broth

Hot Pot Broth

Print Recipe Hot Pot Broth Servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons Vegetable oil1 tablespoon dried red chili pieces2 tablespoons DouBanJang spicy bean paste1 teaspoon fermented black beans, rinsed and drained2 slices fresh ginger1 stalk green onion2 pieces bay leaves1 tablespoon fennel seeds5 round cardamom fruit Fructus Amomi […]

Green Tea Krumkake Cookies

Green Tea Krumkake Cookies

Print Recipe Green Tea Krumkake Cookies Servings Ingredients cup ½ water2 cups powdered sugar4 eggs1 cups ½ sugar1 cups ½ all-purpose flour8 oz melted butter 2 sticks Servings Ingredients cup ½ water2 cups powdered sugar4 eggs1 cups ½ sugar1 cups ½ all-purpose flour8 oz melted […]

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 […]

Pickled Long Beans Stir-Fry

Pickled Long Beans Stir-Fry

Print Recipe Pickled Long Beans Stir-Fry Servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil divided10 oz lean ground beef1 tablespoon rice wine1 tablespoon soy sauce1 teaspoon oyster sauce1 tablespoon minced garliccup ½ finely diced red bell pepperscup ½ finely diced yellow bell pepperscup ¼ serrano pepper sliced […]

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 […]


Join Chef Yan's Asia Tour

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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