Homemade Soy Milk 豆漿

by Yi on August 21, 2014 · 4 comments

{Recipe } Homemade Soy Milk - a healthy alternative to dairy milk

While soy milk is often seen as a daily alternative in the States, soy milk has been a beverage in China and other parts of Asian for hundreds and thousands of years.

Traditionally, soy milk is served hot for breakfast and it’s often paired with Click To Continue →

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{Recipe} Zongzi or Chinese sticky rice dumpling is a traditional food served around Dragon Boat Festival

From the kickoff of the World Cup in Brazil, to Wimbledon Championships, to NBA and Stanley Cup final, this June is one of the most exciting month for the sports fans around the world.

Ah, let’s also not forget the annual Dragon Boat Festival aka Duanwu Festival (端午節) Click To Continue →

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Sesame Chicken / General Tso’s Chicken

by Yi April 28, 2014
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For readers who live in North America, the dish General Tso’s Chicken (左宗雞) hardly needs any introduction. This American-Chinese dish is often considered as one of tje favorite Chinese dishes in the US.

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Easy Sichuan Mapo Tofu / Spicy Tofu

by Yi March 10, 2014
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Tofu has been a frequent ingredient on my dinner table this year as I am trying to cut down my meat intake. And let me tell you that turning a block of flavorless tofu into […]

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Super Soft Asian Milk Bread 牛奶麵包

by Yi February 28, 2014
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If you grew up in Asian communities, you probably need no introduction to the popular Asian style milk bread. Commonly known as Hokkaido milk bread or Japanese milk bread, or milk toast, this super soft […]

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Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce 蠔油芥蘭

by Yi February 21, 2014
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This simple but tasty Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce dish first appeared on my Chinese New Year Cookbook If you work long hours and have little time to cook a real meal, you’ll love this Chinese […]

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Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Yi February 12, 2014
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I can’t believe that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! And that means it’s time to think about your V-Day plan! In the past few years I have been the event planner for this […]

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Qiuck Sichuan Spicy Hot Pot 簡易麻辣火鍋

by Yi February 9, 2014
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This is Part IV of the Hot Pot Series. Here are the other posts in this series: Part I – Introduction to Chinese Hot Pot Part II – Sichuan Spicy Hot Pot Part III – […]

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Happy Chinese New Year – Sichuan Bacon and Sausage

by Yi January 31, 2014
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We are officially in the year of the horse! How’s everyone’s New Year so far? As you might know, the Chinese celebrate their Lunar New Year for 15 days and that means you still have […]

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Chinese New Year Cookbook

by Yi January 25, 2014
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The Chinese New Year is less than one week away! According to the Lunar calendar, the new year falls on 1/31/2014 and it’s the Year of the Horse! Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar […]

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