Chinese Tea Leaf Eggs

Tea leaf eggs is a Chinese snack that is a casual dish served at various convenience stores and street carts in Asia. Tea leaf eggs are essentially a simple soy marinated egg that is easy to make and can last up to 3-4 days in the fridge. If you make a small batch at aContinue reading “Chinese Tea Leaf Eggs”

Japanese Crab Salad

It’s Memorial day weekend! Which means, it’s officially the start of summer! This summer, skip bringing a boring Caesar salad and make a Japanese crab salad instead? I personally LOVE this salad. It’s cold, crunchy, and it’s just simply beautiful to look at. The Japanese crab salad has artificial crab, crunchy cucumber, and bursts ofContinue reading “Japanese Crab Salad”

Easy Dan Dan Noodles

What are dan dan noodles “擔擔麵”? Imagine to yourself, chewy noodles submerged in sauce and topped with delicious ground pork and fragrant sesame paste and spicy sauce. This intense flavor of nutty and spicy is a combination that makes the noodles unlike anything you’ve ever tasted. Every bite is deliciously slurp-worthy. Trust me when IContinue reading “Easy Dan Dan Noodles”

Asian Charcuterie Board

It is officially spring and one thing that pops into my mind – other than fresh blooming flowers – are picnics. But a picnic out in the grass is not complete without a nice charcuterie board. I personally love charcuterie boards, because I am more of a snacker at heart. The cheeses, cured salami, andContinue reading “Asian Charcuterie Board”

Kumquat Scones

Have you ever tried a kumquat? It’s not a fruit that is commonly known, but I like to think of it almost as a mini mandarin orange. My mother-in-law has a beautiful little kumquat tree in her yard. I never ate it before and I never really had a desire to try it. But whenContinue reading “Kumquat Scones”

Authentic Mongolian Beef Recipe

Mongolian beef is a chinese american dish that is actually not created in mongolia. The dish originated in taiwan as a chinese barbecue. The dish has no links to mongolia cuisine or cooking. The word association of monoglian barbeque was popularized and the stir fried beef dish of mongolian beef was created.  What is MongolianContinue reading “Authentic Mongolian Beef Recipe”

Chinese Green Onion Pancake

Chinese green onion pancake or “ 葱油饼” is a savory, flaky, flatbread folded with oil and scallions. It is a popular Chinese dish that is known to be a street snack as well as an appetizer at restaurants. When done right, a scallion pancake has layers of flavor and texture: crispy on the outside, chewyContinue reading “Chinese Green Onion Pancake”

Wasabi Poke Recipe

Summer is around the corner and I don’t know about you, but when the weather gets hot, I always think of my happy place: Hawaii. I love going to Hawaii with my family because it is so relaxing! Warm sand, sunny weather, and delicious food! Whenever I vacation in Hawaii, my absolute favorite go-to isContinue reading “Wasabi Poke Recipe”

Hainanese Chicken Rice with Chili Sauce

Hainanese chicken rice is a dish that was created in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan. There are many variations of this dish all over the world, but at its core, a Hainanese chicken rice recipe is simply poached chicken, served with seasoned rice, and a side of sauce. Hainanese chicken rice is aContinue reading “Hainanese Chicken Rice with Chili Sauce”

Chinese Spaghetti Bolognese

Chinese spaghetti bolognese (焗肉酱意粉), Well it’s not an Asian dish but this dish is seen all over hong kong cafes “ cha chaan tengs” all over the world.  What are Hong Kong Cafes? Hong kong cafes otherwise known as cha chaan tengs are a type of fast casual restaurant in Hong Kong that serves aContinue reading “Chinese Spaghetti Bolognese”