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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 authentic […]

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.

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

My apologies for not including step by step photos. But I figured a recipe post with 2 photos is better than no recipe post at all. A couple weeks ago I had tried popcorn chicken with basil from a bubble tea cafe in San Jose, […]

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 […]

Chinese Pineapple Chicken

Chinese Pineapple Chicken

I call this dish Pineapple chicken. It’€s similar to lemon chicken, or sweet and sour chicken sans red food coloring. Once you make it you’€ll be surprised how easy it is to mimic Chinese take-out food. Except I think it tastes fresher and a bit […]

Chinese Snow Ear Soup

Chinese Snow Ear Soup

Chinese Snow Ear Soup, White Fungus Soup, Silver Ear Soup, White Wood Ear Soup, it goes by a variation of names. But there are no ears in this soup, nor any silver, wood or snow. There are an endless amount of Chinese soups that are […]

Char Siu Bao (BBQ Pork Buns)

Char Siu Bao (BBQ Pork Buns)

Since Chris (er, I mean, us) didn’t get his (our) Char Siu Bao fix at dim sum last weekend, I decided to whip some up with the leftover shredded pork I had. ‘Char Siu Bao’ means ‘BBQ Pork Bun’, is usually steamed or baked, and […]

Yi Mein with Roast Duck

Yi Mein with Roast Duck

What should I use my leftover Cantonese Roast Duck in? I know, I know, it’s a very specific problem to deal with. But I couldn’t think of any way to write this post. Do you have Cantonese roast duck leftover from your previous night of […]