While I’m not a big fan of treating food as a fashion item or chasing after the latest food trend, I do like the fact that kelp and edible […]
In recent years, cumin lamb has become a popular dish in Chinese restaurants in the US. Chef Danny Bowien, known for his creative interpretation of Chinese recipes, has made cumin lamb a signature dish at his successful restaurant Mission Chinese Food.
This is interesting, because neither lamb nor cumin is typically associated […]
There is nothing better than seeing those bright green spears at the local farmers’ market. Their tenderness and sweetness remind us why eating food that is local and in season is one of greatest […]
Pearl meatballs in glutinous rice (珍珠丸子) is a signature dish from Hui Cuisine (徽菜), one of the eight prominent regional cuisines in China. Originated in the Yellow Mountain […]
Although there are no right or wrong ways of making scrambled eggs, one can always benefit from useful techniques and tricks to create a better dish based on their personal preference.
When I want my scrambled eggs moist […]
According to the tradition of the American South, eating a plate of black-eyed peas and greens (such as collard greens) in the New Year brings good luck, because the peas symbolize coins and the greens represent greenbacks.
This sounds a great idea to me, as good luck is always welcome. More important, they […]
Dry-braising, literally translated from the term in Mandarin, 干烧 (Gan Shao), refers to a method in Chinese cooking that uses relatively less braising liquid at the start, and reduces most of the […]
Although noodles are used in all regional cuisines in China, they play a more prominent role in the cooking of Northern China, where wheat-flour based noodles, dumplings, steamed buns, and pancakes are the daily staple.
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