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Salt Water Shrimp - Completed Dish

Salt Water Shrimp (盐水虾)

One of the easiest way to cook shrimp! The shrimp's natural flavor is well preserved and tastes like it's fresh out of the water.


Published: June 12, 2021



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Stuffed Cucumber - Completed Dish

Stuffed Cucumbers

Stuffed Cucumbers look super fancy but are actually easy to make. Cucumber chunks, acting as containers, are stuffed with ground pork and shrimp paste. Try them!


Published: March 13, 2021

Napa Cabbage Pork Dumplings - Completed Dish

Napa Cabbage Pork Dumplings (白菜猪肉饺子 Bai Cai Zhu Rou Jiao Zi)

Mildly sweet napa cabbage and ground pork work really well together as a dumpling filling. Due to its super long shelflife, napa is a great vegetable to have during the pandemic. It can stay perfectly fresh in plastic wrap for 2-3 months in a refrigerator.


Published: March 06, 2021

Jade Shrimp (Shrimp Cucumber) - Completed Dish

Jade Shrimp (Shrimp Cucumber) (翡翠虾仁 Fei Cui Xia Ren)

Jade Shrimp or Shrimp Cucumber is a common household dish in China. The Cucumber’s refreshing taste complements the shrimp’s umami extremely well.


Published: February 27, 2021

Stirfry Mung Bean Sprouts - Completed Dish

Stirfry Mung Bean Sprouts (清炒绿豆芽 Qing Chao Lü Dou Ya)

Mung bean sprouts are a common food item during Chinese New Year because they symbolize good fortune. This stirfry version is great to eat along with any meaty dish or as toppings for porridge and noodles. They are super easy to cook!


Published: February 20, 2021

Chili Bean Whole Fish (Striped Bass) - Completed Dish

Chili Bean Whole Fish (Striped Bass) (豆瓣全鱼 Dou Ban Quan Yu)

Symbolizing beginnings and endings as well as prosperity, a whole fish is always part of a Chinese New Year reunion dinner. I made this version for our New Year cerebration this year!


Published: February 13, 2021

Shanghai Wontons - Completed Dish

Shanghai Wontons in Soup 上海三鲜馄饨 Shanghai San Xian Hun Tun)

I learned this Shanghai wonton recipe from my in-laws. They are the best I have ever tasted!


Published: February 06, 2021