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James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award

James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award

  “I first stepped inside a professional kitchen some 50 years ago. It was love at first sight. A lifetime filled with joy and wonders, friendship and love. The James Beard Foundation Lifetime Award is the icing on the cake, and what a cake it […]

Pasta-Ciao Mein Tuscany Tour

Pasta-Ciao Mein Tuscany Tour

Martin Yan’s Pasta-Ciao Mein Tuscany Tour Presented by: Totally Tuscany Villas & Tours and Classic Travel Gourmet This is a unique experience for food lovers and adventurous travelers. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! TOUR PACKAGES: SIGN UP TODAY:   Or, below are […]

MYChinatown

Of all the Chinese enclaves around the world, San Francisco’s Chinatown is most celebrated for its history, size, complexity and depth. Within its 24 city blocks lives a self-contained community, well integrated to the outside world but retains its own ethnic identity. Welcome to Martin […]

Holiday Giveaway 2021

Holiday Giveaway 2021

Chef Martin Yan is giving away a Finger Guard to his followers for the holidays. The giveaway prize limited to the first 50 to respond by February 11, 2022, 11:59 PM PST. One offer per person or mailing address. US residents only. No purchase necessary. […]

Ding’s Garden Virtual Event

Ding’s Garden Virtual Event

M.Y. Savory Life — 甄芬芳 Chef Yan and Ms. Florence will share their success stories related to food and life philosophy.   RSVP for this FREE event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/my-savory-life–tickets-188631250147

Lychee, Anyone? Lychee, Everyone!

Lychee, Anyone? Lychee, Everyone!

Join award-winning master chef Martin Yan and explore the many ways to enjoy lychee, the elegant summer fruits for kings and empresses. On a serving platter, infused in a sauce or just the essence of a refreshing drink, lychee rises to the occasion in these […]

RSVP for On Lok Events

RSVP for On Lok Events

RSVP for this FREE event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/151872904947   Join Chef Yan and On Lok for Yan Can Cook with On Lok, a new, live, virtual cooking series celebrating Chinese recipes and traditions. Prepare delicious tofu-based recipes along with Chef Yan, who will be cooking live from […]

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.

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 […]