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 […]
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 […]
Soft, smooth, creamy, and warming, congee shares the same traits as many other comfort foods around the world, such as polenta, mac and cheese, grits, oatmeal, and chileatole. We love them because they bring […]
Many varieties of nian gao exist in China, and can be used for both savory and sweet dishes.
One of my favorite types of […]
For generations, people around the world have been using clay pots, such as cazuelas, tagines, Römertopfs, or mattones, to make immensely satisfying […]
Cooking should be fun. Adding some humor to a dish name no doubt boosts the fun factor and makes you want to play with the dish again and again. At least that’s how I feel every time I make “Ants climbing a tree”.
You will easily come across many humorous dish names […]
To avid noodle eaters, myself included, the large selection of appetizing cold noodle dishes available to us means we can go about our noodle slurping activities with the same vigor and gusto despite rising mercury levels.
We can have Japanese-style cold soba or udon noodles with a chilled dipping sauce. Or Korean-style […]
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