Qingdao (青岛 in mandarin), also spelled as Tsingtao, is a charming seaside city in Shandong province of China. It’s best known for three things: great seafood, European architecture from the German concession period, and of course, its Tsingtao beer.
The locals love their seafood so much that they even add them to […]
For example, you can follow the Spanish way by cooking them with chorizo, toasted fideos, tomatoes, and pimentón de la Vera, and be rewarded handsomely with a bowl of […]
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 […]
The locals take so much pride in their tea that they even created a shrimp dish featuring it. The dish is aptly named Dragon Well shrimp.
What does Chinese fermented black soybean (douchi, 豆豉) have in common with aged cheese, anchovy paste, kelp, miso, fish sauce, and soy sauce? Each of them adds a remarkable depth of savory taste (umami) when used in a dish.
Because of that, as well as their unique aroma and complex salty, bitter, […]
The great thing about making fried rice is you have the creative freedom to dress it up or dress it down. In its most basic form, fried rice can be made with eggs, peas or other vegetables as a simple yet nutritionally balanced dish.
Building upon that, you can include […]
It’s easy to see what these foods have in common and why they have universal appeal: alluring golden shell, luscious filling, warming, comforting, versatile, and perfect as a one-dish meal […]
The origin of spring rolls can be traced to the ancient Chinese tradition of preparing “spring platters” with pancakes and spring vegetables to celebrate the arrival of spring. The tradition gradually evolved through the centuries. Fancier ingredients started to show up on the platters. Rolling […]
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