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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 […]

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 […]

Water-Cooked Fish

Water-Cooked Fish

Print Recipe Water-Cooked Fish Servings Ingredients 1 lb fish fillet cut into thin slicesteaspoon ½salt1 teaspoon Chinese rice wine1 teaspoon cornstarch1 cup fresh mushrooms sliced1 cup Chinese celery cut into 2” lengths5 tablespoons Vegetable oil separated1 star anise1 1 ” stick cinnamon5 cloves garlic crushed2 […]

Sichuan Pickled Vegetables – Pao Cai

Sichuan Pickled Vegetables – Pao Cai

Almost every Sichuan family will have a few Pao Cai jars in their kitchen or on their balcony. What used to be a method to preserve a bountiful harvest has become a daily enjoyment: to many Sichuanese, no meal is complete without some crunchy pickled vegetables. […]

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 […]

豆沙鍋餅 Sweet Red Bean Pancakes

豆沙鍋餅 Sweet Red Bean Pancakes

Sweet Red Bean Pancakes or どら焼き is a classic Japanese confection and is made of honey pancake sandwich with sweet red bean filling. It’s wildly popular amongst the children and adult in Japan.

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.

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.

咕老肉 Sweet Sour Pork

咕老肉 Sweet Sour Pork

A classic dish that consists of large thinly sliced pieces of pork in potato starch batter, deep-fried twice until crispy. They are then lightly coated in a variation of a sweet and sour sauce, made from freshly prepared syrup and rice vinegar, flavored with ginger and garlic.