Small Bites

Mung Bean Jelly with Sichuan Spicy Sauce

Mung Bean Jelly with Sichuan Spicy Sauce

This economical noodle dish is served chilled or at room temperature. The fiery spicy sauce pairs perfectly with the refreshingly cool noodles – no wonder this snack is so ubiquitous all over Sichuan! Print Recipe Mung Bean Jelly with Sichuan Spicy Sauce Servings Ingredients 1 […]

Tea-Flavored Eggs

Tea-Flavored Eggs

Print Recipe Tea-Flavored Eggs Servings Ingredients 5 large eggs marinating sauce: ¼ cup soy sauce3 tablespoons rice wine2 tablespoons sugar¾ cup strong black tea or Lutien Lotus Leaf Tea garnish: ½ teaspoon Sichuan peppercorn powder½ teaspoon chili powder¼ teaspoon salt Servings Ingredients 5 large eggs […]

芋頭糕 Taro Cake

芋頭糕 Taro Cake

Taro cake (simplified Chinese: 芋头糕; traditional Chinese: 芋頭糕; pinyin: yùtóu gāo; Cantonese Yale: wuhtáu gōu) is a Chinese dish made from the vegetable taro. While it is denser in texture than radish cakes, both these savory cakes made in a similar ways, with rice flour as the main ingredient. When served in dim sum cuisine, it is cut into square-shaped slices and pan-fried before serving. It is found in Hong Kong, China, and overseas Chinatowns restaurants. Other ingredients often include pork and Chinese black mushroom, or even Chinese sausages. It is commonly topped with chopped scallions.