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Almond Mushroom Chicken Soup

Almond Mushroom Chicken Soup (姬松茸鸡汤)

If you like stewing hen soup, here's another great combination that uses almond mushrooms. It's easy to make with an instant pot but can also be made on the stove.

Published: May 13, 2023


Daikon Radish Leaves (Greens) Salad - Completed Dish

Daikon Radish Leaves (Greens) Salad (凉拌白萝卜樱子)

If you happen to have some daikon with the leaves attached, don’t throw away the leaves. Daikon leaves can be made into many dishes. Try this flavorful salad for a change.

Published: March 25, 2023

How to Clean a Fish - descaling

How to Clean a Fish

Steps for cleaning a whole fish. If you bought an ungutted and unscaled fish from the store, this is what you need to do to prepare the fish for cooking.

Published: March 18, 2023

Jiu Cai He Zi Chinese Chive Pockets - Completed Dish

Jiu Cai He Zi (Chinese Chive Pockets)

Most families in Northern China have their own version of Chinese chive pocket pies. My version combines elements from both my mom and dad’s side of the family.

Published: March 11, 2023

Spring Pancakes

Chinese Chive, Pork, and Bean Sprout Stirfry (Filling for Spring Pancakes)

Spring is a great time to enjoy this Chinese Chive, Pork, and Bean Sprout stirfry. It can be enjoyed by itself with rice or a filling to make spring pancakes.

Published: March 04, 2023

Peking Duck Wrapper or Spring Pancakes - Completed Dish

Peking Duck Wrappers (Spring Pancakes)

These Peking duck wrappers are paper thin and great to use with either duck or to wrap up stirfry. I eat them during ‘lichun’ and as an everyday snack for my kids.

Published: February 25, 2023

Tang Yuang - Glutinous Rice Balls - Completed

Tang Yuan (Glutinous Rice Balls)

I made these rabbit-shaped tang yuan, or sweet rice balls, with sesame filling to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival. They store well in the freeze and can be enjoyed anytime.

Published: February 18, 2023