{Recipe} Quick and Easy Sichuan Mapo Tofu or Spicy Tofu Made in 25 Minutes

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 a tasty meal is not always an easy task. Click To Continue →

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{Recipe} Soft Milk Bread with Tangzhong (Water Roux) Method

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 and fluffy bread has always been my preferred bread. Click To Continue →

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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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Cantonese (Hong Kong) Style Borscht 羅宋湯

by Yi January 16, 2014
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I grew up in Chongqing, China where the temperature reaches over 100 F in the summer time and stays comfortably above 50s during winter time. So one of my biggest challenges after moving to New […]

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Chicken Vindaloo

by Yi January 6, 2014
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What are the first things that come to your mind when you think of Indian food? Flavorful, spicy, aromatic, vegetarian are the words popping to me and they are also the reason I am always […]

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Pig Stomach with White Peppers Soup 胡椒豬肚湯

by Yi December 30, 2013
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I just found out I ended 2012 with a delicious seaweed soup recipe so I thought it’d be nice if I share a traditional, delicious, and heart-warming soup to finish the year of 2013. Oh […]

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