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Category: Asian

Bulgogi Nachos

Bulgogi Nachos

During the past few days I’ve been slowly paving the way towards bulgogi nachos with gochujang nacho cheese sauce. Why else would I give you a recipe for bulgogi one day, and nacho cheese the next? I may make quesadillas today….or tacos….muhahahaha. This recipe would […]

Bulgogi

Bulgogi

I had a craving for nachos, but not just any nachos. Korean nachos. But before I could make Korean nachos, I would need to make some bulgogi for it. And I would also need to make nacho cheese. But that’s in another post. Right now […]

Bibimbap Burger

Bibimbap Burger

One day I was sitting around thinking about food as usual when I had an idea to make a burger more exciting for Memorial Day weekend. Why not incorporate all the ingredients from a bibimbap into a burger? It was genius! Unfortunately I wasn’t the […]

Pork and Shrimp Siu Mai

Pork and Shrimp Siu Mai

After years of steaming foods on a plate placed on a rack in a pot of simmering water, I finally bought a bamboo steamer. Both methods (the Macgyver version I’ve always used, and the bamboo) yield the same result, so you don’t need fancy equipment […]

Chinese stir fried green beans with garlic

Chinese stir fried green beans with garlic

In my opinion, Chinese cooking takes the same amount of care and effort in preparing their vegetable dishes as they do with their meat dishes. Their most simple preparations can make vegetable dishes hold its own against any main entrée. One of my favorite side […]

Fried Tofu with Shrimp

Fried Tofu with Shrimp

I had a craving for Korean fried tofu, but I also had a craving for something a little more substantial, like that Chinese fried tofu with shrimp they serve at dim sum. Why not combine them and get the best of both worlds?

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

  We can talk about authentic Chinese food vs. American Chinese food but I’m in my mid 30s, I was born in the US, and I occasionally crave greasy, deep fried chicken covered in a sweet sauce. I won’t deny it, and I won’t say […]

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Since it was just my 20 month old baby and I in the house this afternoon, naturally I decided to make a lunch for 6 people. I mean, if I put in the same effort making lunch for 2 as I do for 6, I […]