The perfect popcorn is wokcorn, or popcorn made in a wok. The curve and size of the pan give the kernels plenty of room to do their thing.
About Grace Young
Grace Young divulges a tipsy Chinese New Year Tradition that she has no intention of changing.
Chicken, ginger, and chiles are stir-fried in a wok and splashed with rice wine, soy sauce, vinegar, and stock to make a lovely, rich sauce.
A Cantonese noodle dish with stir-fried shiitake mushrooms and noodles coated in soy sauce and sesame oil. Ham or prosciutto is sprinkled on at the end.
For this Chinese recipe, tender baby back pork ribs are marinated in a spiky rice wine-soy sauce brew, seared, then braised slow and long until tender.
Because pork is symbolic of prosperity, this recipe for sweet-sour ribs is a favorite dish on Chinese New Year. Complex in flavor, but easy to make.