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Category: Asian

Cantonese Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Cantonese Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Recipe for Cantonese salt and pepper shrimp.

Homemade Poke Bowl

Homemade Poke Bowl

Homemade poke bowls are fairly easy to assemble. See how I said assemble and not cook? There’s no cooking involved! The most difficult thing about this would probably be driving to the store to find sushi grade tuna and the other components of the bowl. […]

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

I go through phases while blogging. The first phase is cooking cooking and cooking while taking pics, but without writing about it for weeks, until I hoard a dozen recipes but too exhausted to do anything about them. The second phase is writing and editing […]

Rose Shaped Gyoza

Rose Shaped Gyoza

Step by step photos on how to fold rose shaped gyoza. They are easier than making pleated dumplings, but will make you look like a professional chef.

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu

I go meatless whenever I run out of meat in my fridge, which has been pretty frequently nowadays. Now that my kids are out of the house and in school, I have ample time to finish an endless to do list I’ve written because I […]

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Roast Pork)

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Roast Pork)

Char Siu (BBQ roast pork) is such an easy dish to make and can be eaten on its own with a side of veggies and rice, or it can be sliced up and used in noodle dishes, BBQ pork buns, or a variety of dishes. […]

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

I’ve always been hesitant to document what I think are unworthy recipes because if I didn’t take hours to prepare it, it may not look good enough to you. That logic hasn’t really worked for me yet. I’ve noticed that some recipes are extremely popular […]