Since a lot of you expressed great interest in more cold noodle recipes, I am going to share a unique dessert cold noodle recipe with you today. (more…)]]>
Not to exaggerate, I can take a bowl of delicious noodles at any time of the day, 365 days a year.
However, on a hot and humid summer day, I usually prefer a bowl of flavorful (more…)]]>
If you haven’t heard, Dragon Boat Festival (aka Duanwu festival ) is a Chinese holiday that occurs on the 5th day of May according to the Lunar calendar. For this year it falls on May 30th. (more…)]]>
On a recent Friday afternoon, it became clear to me that my constant fatigue and mild headache that had been bothering me for weeks wasn’t going away soon.
Already watching my schedule and diet amid a trifecta of a bad cold, overseas trip jet-lag, and bad spring allergies, I knew I had to do something more.
My Chinese instinct immediately told me that I needed o a good Chinese herbal soup to boost my immune system and reset my inner balance. (more…)]]>
As I was preparing for today’s recipe, I just couldn’t stop thinking about this question. And, depending on the answer of the question, you’d either call today’s Chinese shredded potatoes a vegetable dish or a side dish. (more…)]]>
Our goal of this trip was to travel and eat well in Japan on a modest budget and we both think it was a success! (more…)]]>
If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that I absolutely adore two things in my life: 1) a bowl of juicy and meat wonton/dumpling and 2) anything sitting in a puddle of spicy chili oil.
Now, just imagine having both of the two in one tasty dish (already drooling)….
….Which brings us to the recipe I’d like to share today – Wontons in Spicy Chili oil – a popular Chinese street food I grew up eating in Sichuan. (more…)]]>
In summer 2016, Mrs. Yi Reservation and I visited Japan for 9 days where we spent time in Tokyo and Osaka/Kyoto/Nara (aka Kansai region). (I know this is a super-duper-late post nonetheless we wanted to share with you how awesome it was)
Our goal of this trip was to travel and eat well in Japan on a modest budget and we both think it was a success!
Although we didn’t get to splurge on some of the famous Michelin stared restaurants during this trip, we had plenty of adventures and delicious and affordable local food (more…)]]>