Cantonese style steamed crab over glutinous rice (sticky rice)

Steamed Crab over Glutinous Rice 籠仔蒸蟹飯

This traditional Cantonese style Steamed Crab over Glutinous (Sticky) Rice 籠仔蒸蟹飯 is a seafood lover’s paradise We are officially in the home stretch now before the Luna New Year Starts on this Sat, January...

easy daikon radish (turnip) cake

{Recipe} Easy Daikon Radish Cake 蘿蔔糕

This pescatarian daikon radish cake (aka turnip cake) is a healthy take on the classic radish cake. Hello everyone, hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a great start of 2017. The holiday...

hwo to make hot and sour soup recipe

Easy Hot and Sour Soup 酸辣湯

2016 is almost coming to the end. It’s getting colder and colder here in New York City and my hibernation mode is slowly kicking in. All this really translates to: between now and the...

(recipe) how to make soft asian milk bread (hokkaido milk bread)

Soft Asian Milk Bread Hand Knead Method 牛奶麵包

Years ago I posted an Asian Soft Milk Bread (aka Hokkaido Milk Bread) recipe where I introduced TangZhong (aka water roux), a slush made from liquid and flour, to make the bread incredibly light and flavorful. That original recipe went...

{recipe} easy coconut mandarin orange panna cotta

Coconut Mandarin Orange Panna Cotta + Giveaway ($399 Value)

This easy to make coconut mandarin orange panna cotta is rich and creamy and perfect for your next holiday party. I hope everyone in the U.S. had a wonderful Thanksgiving and doing some thing...

sesame turkey salad cucumber sliders recipe

{10-Min Recipe + Video} Sesame Turkey Salad Cucumber Sliders

This 10-minute Sesame Turkey Salad Cucumber Sliders are a perfect way to use your leftover turkey from Thanksgiving diner. It’s the time of the year again. With Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. only days...

8 best winter recipes

Top 8 Winter Dishes on Yi Reservation

Every year, I enter winter with a mixed feeling. On one hand, knowing my daily commute to work will involve jumping through piles of plowed snow and stepping on dirty slushy snow puddles in...

walnut shrimp recipe

{Recipe + Video} Walnut Shrimp 核桃蝦 + Worldwide Giveaway

Walnut shrimp is a popular American Chinese dish featuring crispy shrimp in a sweet creamy sauce. For those of us who live in the U.S., this long and contentious election cycle has finally come...

Tokyo Yanaka Ginza Taiyaki

Travel Through Tokyo On Modest Budget – Part 3

There is nothing better than having a satisfying breakfast before a fun-filled day in Tokyo. The only problem is that, most of the coffee shops and restaurants don’t open until 9am – which is...

Chinese Stir Fried Squid in Black Bean Sauce 豉椒炒鱿魚

{Recipe + Video} Stir Fried Squid in Black Bean Sauce 豉椒炒鱿魚

Squid is notoriously hard to cook because its collagen-rich flesh tastes fishy or turns hard and rubbery when it’s undercooked or overcooked. In this post, I’d like to show you how to prepare squid...