You can never go wrong with green tea. Some people love drinking green tea straight-up, some enjoy eating itin different ways. There are many culinary traditions involving green tea. I’m quite obsessed with green tea flavored things, and I personally like green tea rice cake with red bean the best. This wonderful traditional dessert is made with powdered sweet rice and green tea, and filled with red beans. It’s soft, slightly sweet, and chewy. It has a very similar taste of Chinese New Year cake, known in Mandarin as “Nian Gao (“higher year”), which is another delicious sweet sticky rice dessert that I love.… View Post

Want a quick, flavorful dinner with healthy leafy greens? Stir-frying vegetables would be a perfect way to get nutrient-rich veggie into your family’s meal. In Chinese cuisine, water spinach is one of the most popular leafy veggies, known as Kong Xin Cai in Mandarin or Ong Choy in Cantonese.… View Post

I tried this recipe last night, and it was awesome! We love chicken wings, and this is a very tasty way to make wings. I also love cumin, an important spice in this dish. I love its exotic and distinctive aroma. I grew up eating lots of delicious dishes made by my mother and many recipes call for the use of cumin. Cumin beautifully complements many kinds of spices, bringing additional and distinctive aroma and flavor to a dish. The pungency of cumin is perfect for any meat like lamb, beef, or chicken. Cumin lamb is a famous hearty dish that keeps you warm, perfect for the winter season. While in the summer time, baked chicken wings with cumin is a great recipe, and the delicious wings will add so much more flavors to your summer!… View Post

It might be safe to say this is one of the most popular Chinese cold appetizers out there. It’s so good and incredibly simple to make. There’s no cooking or steaming involved. All you need are a package of silken tofu, a chopped up century egg, and some simple seasonings, such as soy sauce, vinegar, oyster flavored sauce and sesame oil. The silken tofu has a very soft texture, and the flavor of this side dish is so good and special that you will definitely fall in love with.… View Post

Here’s a new delicious Chinese dish for you: Dongpo Pork (or Braised Pork Belly). It is a notable signature dish in Hangzhou cuisine. Probably all Chinese people love this classic dish. It’s made from a slab of pork belly. After being simmered, braised, sauted and steamed, the meat should be so tender and so flavorful. There is a lot of fat, but after the lengthy cooking time, the fat should be much less greasy. The meat is so delicious that it’ll melt in your mouth.… View Post