About Patricia Tanumihardja

Patricia Tanumihardja

Patricia Tanumihardja was born in Indonesia, raised in Singapore, and currently lives in America. She has written about food—especially the intersection of food and culture—and created recipes for Saveur, Sunset, and edibleSeattle, among other publications. Her debut cookbook is The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook: Home Cooking from Asian American Kitchens.

Thai Basil Pork

Thai Basil Pork

A little spicy, salty, and sweet and altogether satisfying. Your latest weeknight salvation when you need dinner pronto but you want something that’s not predictable or boring.

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A brown bowl filled with stir-fried pea shoots

Wok-Fried Pea Shoots

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.

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Broiled Tofu

Broiled Tofu

Tofu may not seem sexy at first glance but this quick and easy technique is seductive as heck when you need dinner done pronto. Here’s how to pull it off flawlessly.

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  • 45 M
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Stir-Fried Lettuce

Stir Fried Lettuce

Stir fried lettuce. Not what you were expecting to do with that head of romaine languishing in the fridge? Perhaps you ought to think again.

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  • 15 M
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  • 2
Teochew Braised Duck

Grabbing the Tiger by the Tail

With a baby due on the first day of the Year of the Tiger, writer Patricia Tanumihardja finds ways of mixing and matching traditions.

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Chicken Coconut Noodle Soup

Chicken Coconut Noodle Soup

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.

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