Napa Cabbage and Radish Kimchi

Today’s post is not a Chinese recipe but  I was craving for kimchi, a traditional and popular Korean pickled delicacy often served as side dish or as a main ingredient for soups and other dishes. It’s simple  and easy yet very tasty. This recipe is inspired by the delicious kimchi I had at Momofuku Ssam and Maanghi‘s technique by […]

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CHINESE CORN AND SAUSAGE TACO

This is my  Chinese Corn and Sausage Taco  which I started  making years ago when I’m trying to fix something simple, quick and savory.  The ingredients are simple – corn kernels, taco seasoning, egg, and “lapchiong“. My fridge always have these ingredients, especially fresh Chinese sausage “lapchiong“.  It makes everything taste good!! Despite making the […]

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Gan Pong Gi 干烹雞

It’s snow day! All public bus services has been suspended. DC area has been dumped with 8 inches of snow! I’m so glad we don’t have work today.. it’s no fun going outside now. Fortunately, we did all our grocery shopping yesterday and our kitchen is fully stocked with spices, produce and meat! What to […]

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Homemade Maccha Pocky

If you’ve shopped in an Asian grocery before, chances are you have seen or tried POCKY snacks. These chocolate dipped thin pretzel sticks are often available in their chocolate or strawberry flavor. Recently, the Korean grocery in my neighborhood started carrying Maccha flavored POCKY. I liked them a lot but they cost ($2.47) for the […]

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Hunan Spicy Pork Ribs

I miss Shanghai, terribly. It’s been almost 4 years since I visited this beautiful city. It’s the first and only city I’ve visited in China (so far). The most memorable about Shanghai to me is the amazing food. Recently I stumbled upon Fiona’s blog about all Shanghai street food and it made me miss the […]

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Honey Castella Cake (Kasutera)

Hello! It’s cherry blossom season once again here in Washington DC! I’ve had enough of the loooong bad winter we had this year and I just can’t wait to go out and enjoy the awesome weather that’s finally here!  Earlier this week, we went to see the cherry blossom trees in full bloom around the […]

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Pickled Vegetable with Pork 梅菜扣肉

Pickled Vegetable with Pork 梅菜扣肉 is one of my favorite comfort food. Many of my Cantonese friends also love it! Be warned, it is fatty and highly addicting AND it must be eaten with steaming hot white rice.  If you cook Asian cuisine often, you probably have most of the ingredients for this dish already […]

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Traditional White Bread

Happy memorial day weekend!! Signs of summer is finally here. I am enjoying this long weekend and found  time to  do inventory of my kitchen pantry. I found a bag of half empty bread flour from the pretzels I made earlier this year. Honestly, I used to be afraid of baking with anything that involves […]

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