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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

Bibimbap burger – marinated ground beef with soy and brown sugar, green onions and garlic, topped with spinach and carrots, and topped with a fried egg.

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 […]

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?

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese Pan Fried Noodles

Cantonese style pan fried egg noodles topped with minced pork and mushrooms in a rich tasting, broth based sauce.

The best of both worlds.

The best of both worlds.

There is a family photo I took a few months ago, with baby, me, daddy, and some aunts and uncles from her dad’s side. My dad saw the photo and joked that I looked like the maid. It was sort of like a ‘what’s wrong […]

California Rolls

California Rolls

  So, what did everybody make for the Superbowl? We made California rolls. Not really a common snack when watching the game, but we don’t watch football much. We had so much chicken wing dip and other cream cheese related snacks during the holidays that […]

Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice (naw mai fan) is a favorite comfort food of mine. I craved this while I was pregnant but never attempted to make it until now. My mom made this for me when she was taking care of us when the baby was […]