About Fuchsia Dunlop

Fuchsia Dunlop

Fuchsia Dunlop is the author of a memoir, Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper, and nearly half a dozen cookbooks, including Every Grain of Rice. She’s also written for The New YorkerGourmetSaveur, and The Financial Times and won the James Beard Award for Food Culture and Travel. A graduate of Cambridge University, she lives in London.@fuchsiadunlop

A brown ceramic bowl filled with mapo tofu.

Mapo Tofu

Comfort food of a different sort. The sort with a spicy, tingling, almost numbing awesomeness that we can’t seem to get enough of whatever the day of the week or time of the year.

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A wok filled with kung pao chicken with two chopsticks on the edge

Kung Pao Chicken With Peanuts

The origins of Kung Pao (aka Gong Bao) chicken are murky, but the raves we’re hearing about this stir-fry of chicken, peanuts, and red chiles are resoundingly clear.

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A soup spoon filled with chile oil and dried chiles.

Chile Oil | Hong You

Sure, you could just buy chile oil. But it won’t come close to having the rich hue and roasted flavor of this simple Szechuan recipe.

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A white plate with dry-fried green beans with bits of cooked ground pork

Dry-Fried Green Beans

Dry-fried green beans are one of Sichuan’s most famous recipes. The beans are fried until slightly wrinkled. Ground pork and rice wine round out the flavor.

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