With Chinese (or Lunar) New Year just around the corner (it’s Sunday, Year of the Snake), I thought I should do a demo of a Chinese dish. While this particular dish isn’t traditionally served during the new year celebration, it’s still one of my favorite things to eat.
Lo mai gai, which literally translates [...]Read the full post →
I’ve been feeling guilty about neglecting my YouTube channel, especially since strangers have been nice enough to subscribe. Trying to think of a recipe, I decided why bother with a recipe?
Sometimes the best dinners are the ones where you don’t need a fancy recipe. You can cook a real restaurant-quality dinner without [...]Read the full post →
You know how kids don’t like vegetables growing up, so they mostly eat meat or starch? It’s no wonder that my Mom always fed us a simple, common Chinese dish called ju yook bang, which literally means “pork meat cake.”
I think of it like a pork hash, because it’s basically ground pork mixed [...]Read the full post →
Most recipes are about the ingredients, and for me, the simpler the better.
But some recipes are about the technique. And that’s certainly true for my Mom’s stuffed tofu dish, which she calls “yurn daufu” in Cantonese. It’s basically firm tofu that’s cut into triangles and then stuffed with a bit of Asian fish [...]Read the full post →
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