Fried Crispy Chicken Wings

Super tender Chinese style deep fried chicken wings. There are two types of Chinese deep fried chicken wings, one of them is coated with a batter made with flour and starch. Another type is fried only with seasonings not flour coating. The most popular restaurant style is chicken wings with a thick shell made with… […]

Zongzi Recipes for the Dragon Boat Festival!

The Dragon Boat Festival is coming up (It will be on Friday, June 3rd this year), and that means it’s time to make Zongzi, or sticky rice dumplings! Luckily, we have a few zongzi recipes you can try, including savory and sweet. We also have a lazy version for those of you who aren’t feeling… […]

My favorite vegetable stir-fry 炒莴苣

Here’s my favorite vegetable when I grew up and till today, introducing Celtuce, lettuce stems. It is so crisp and refreshing that I can eat everyday. Enjoy! In the video: Carbon steel wok Ingredients: 2 Celtuce stems 4 cloves garlic 4 dried chili peppers (or chili flakes) vegetable oil salt Dashi Mirin […]

Stir-fried Chinese Yellow Chives with Pork

This recipe for stir-fried Chinese yellow chives with pork is especially tasty this time of year—spring and summer—when delicate, mild-flavored yellow garlic chives are in season. It’s easy to prepare, so if you have access to yellow chives, give this seasonal dish a try!  What Are Yellow Chives?  Before we talk about yellow chives, let’s… […]

How to Grow Chinese Vegetables in Your Garden

In this post, we’re introducing our brand new series, which we’ll run through the summer: How to Grow Chinese Vegetables. Each month, we’ll publish a comprehensive growing guide for a different crop integral to Chinese cuisine, including traditional growing knowledge and recipes for using that particular ingredient!  The Inspiration For This Series A couple summers… […]

Spicy Pickled Cucumbers Salad

Chinese pickled cucumber salad with spicy seasonings including chili pepper, Sichuan peppercorn etc. The most famous Chinese cucumber salad is the smashed version, but you must try this one if you are Sichuan food lovers. The Method of “Spicy Mixing 炝拌” I believe that many cook use cucumber in different kinds of salad since it… […]

Tortilla Jianbing Wraps (煎饼卷)

These easy tortilla jianbing wraps are a godsend for anyone who loves this tasty and satisfying street food breakfast treat. Unless you live near a friendly local jian bing man or woman, though, it’s probably the case that this is a rare treat. UNTIL NOW.  Jian Bing: Love at First Bite   The first time we… […]

Chinese Steamed Eggplant Recipe

It is the right season for eggplants and I have to commit that eggplants and mushrooms are my favorite vegetables that can beat the meal meat. It is matched with a very lovely hot garlic sauce. If you are my fellow readers, you may find I posted lots of yummy eggplants on my blog and… […]

Easy Cumin Chicken 孜然鸡

If you tried my cumin beef before, you will like cumin chicken too. I added vegetables this time. It is such a flavorful dish. Enjoy! Ling’s Cumin Beef: In the video: Carbon steel wok Ingredients: 1 chicken breast cumin powder chili powder 1/2 green bell pepper 1 small red or white onion a […]

Shredded Pork Pan-fried Noodles

Shredded Pork Pan-fried Noodles is a delicious dish with Hong-Kong-style crispy noodles and a flavorful pork stir-fry on top. The sauce drips down onto the noodles and makes for a very tasty combination!  What Sets This Pan-fried Noodle Recipe Apart? This shredded pork pan-fried noodle recipe is the latest addition to our repertoire of pan-fried… […]