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

Creamy and thick like porridge, congee is a classic Chinese dish, also known as jook. It’s eaten at all times of day in Chinese households. Pumpkin congee is one of my favorite breakfast foods. But it’s also perfect for your mid-night snack. It’s slightly sweet and relatively low in calories. By adding some milk to your bowl, you boost the taste as well as the nutritional profile.… View Post

I’m a Chinese girl. I was born and raised in Nanjing, a city rich in history and culture of food. In my childhood, my favorite place is Confucius Temple. It was an imperial academy founded in the early 11th century, and surrounded by the Qinhuai River. Later, it’s been a center of culture and commerce. Nowadays, there’re a number of great restaurants, teahouses, opera theaters, markets, you name it. The biggest draw for us as Nanjing locals is the famous specialty foods.… View Post