With a baby due on the first day of the Year of the Tiger, writer Patricia Tanumihardja finds ways of mixing and matching traditions.
We quite fancy these unexpected and exceptional little lovelies, which juxtapose sweet and salty, crisp and tender.
Shrimp are tossed in a peppery mix then seared in a reach-for-the-fire-extinguisher-hot sauce of chiles, ginger, garlic, and shallots.
Two different cooking techniques—steaming and then braising—ensure that this Chinese-style pork belly (fresh bacon) is amazingly tender.
This popular Burmese chicken coconut soup features noodles doused in a mild curry sauce with a consistency that’s somewhere between soup and gravy. Delish.
A brief fling in the wok with a little garlic and sesame oil is all that’s needed to coax these delicate pea shoots to tender, aromatic perfection.
For Thai Basil pork, ground pork is cooked with garlic, shallots, Thai chiles, and sweet basil. Serve white rice alongside mounds of Thai basil pork.
This simple Mongolian stir-fry takes its sassy and spicy authority from Sichuan peppercorns.
Napa cabbage, carrots, peanuts, scallions, and herbs are tossed with seared tofu and drizzled with an Asian garlic-chile sauce. A tofu lover’s salad.
Sweet and spicy, crunchy and tender, bold and subtle all collide in this simple yet surprisingly intriguing salad.
This chicken chop suey recipe is full of chicken and vegetables. On top is baked wonton skins. A healthy chicken chop suey for the family.
Pssst. Wanna know the secret behind the marbled look and unforgettable flavor of Chinese tea eggs? It couldn’t be simpler.
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