Now, if you’ve been making your mustard dressing with a store-bought mustard sauce, such as Dijon, as most people do, it might be […]
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 […]
My blog has shown recipes using soy products in various shapes and forms, and today I’m adding one more, featuring tofu skin.
For my springtime fried rice, I like to use spinach and peas, both emblematic of the season. The spinach leaves give the rice an intriguing […]
After a series of holiday parties and family gatherings in November and December, it’s not uncommon for most people to feel overstuffed. That means January is a great time to adjust your diet to “detox”.
My go-to “detox” and feel-good dishes are usually tofu stews with vegetables. In fact, I make them […]
Yardlong beans have been cultivated in the warmer parts of Asian countries for centuries and widely used in Asian cuisines. In recent years, they’re also being “discovered” by professional and home cooks in the US who are interested in expanding their vegetable horizons.
During hot weather, however, a better way to enjoy wontons is to serve them cold without the broth. In fact, cold wontons (冷馄饨) , together […]
Unlike its name suggests, water spinach is not related to spinach at all. As a member of the Morning Glory family, it’s a close kin to high-climbing vines that decorate fences and walls, as well […]
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