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Lion’s Head Meatballs

Lion’s Head Meatballs

Chinese dishes always have very….poetic descriptions. While westerners may take them literally (with the exception of ‘ants on a log’) Chinese people like to describe what the dish looks like with creative names. Lion’s Head meatballs, since the meatballs are so humongous, resemble a lion’s […]

Orecchiette with Sausage, Broccoli Rabe and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Orecchiette with Sausage, Broccoli Rabe and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

I was hesitant to post this only because I’ve been hard on myself about the quality of the photos. For some reason I couldn’t get the lighting to work out that day. The shadows were too harsh and the colors too saturated because of the […]

Fujian Fried Rice

Fujian Fried Rice

How to make Fujian Fried Rice, a fried rice recipe with heaping ladles of rich gravy over top. The ultimate Chinese comfort food.