Radishes are incredibly diverse and come in many different shapes, colors, and sizes. Among my favorite ones are three unique varieties from China: the legendary China Rose, the strikingly beautiful Watermelon Radish, and Green Radish, star of today’s recipe.
However, in recent years, it has gained popularity in China, and is viewed as an upmarket ingredient with great health and nutritional benefits. The fact that it was selected as […]
One possible explanation has something to do with its appearance: its large fruit is covered with a layer of white powder, which resembles the frost in the winter.
Or, perhaps because of its storability and usage: these sturdy […]
A great way to enjoy meat in the summer is to prepare and serve it “white-cut”, a technique used all across China. The meat is poached in a simple clear broth until just cooked, then sliced and served with a dipping sauce. While pork is mostly used for this preparation, beef or […]
The food of Beijing is a delicious mix of highbrow and lowbrow, ranging from spectacular imperial dishes, such as the world-renowned Peking Roast Duck, to comforting home-style dishes, especially handmade noodles, dumplings, and buns that are eaten everyday by all walks of life.
One of the dishes many locals from Beijing swear […]
Their rich and nutty flavor, as well as buttery texture, set them apart from many other beans.
Although shelling and peeling fava beans could be […]
In Indonesia, for example, you can find Lemper Ayam, a beloved local snack made with glutinous rice wrapped and steamed in banana leaves, filled with […]
If you are not familiar with the food and cooking of Yunnan Province in China, you are not alone. Even in China, many people are just beginning to discover the exotic and exciting flavors of that remote and mountainous region.
That said, one dish from Yunnan, Crossing the bridge noodles (过桥米线), has […]
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