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Char Siu Pork Recipe

Char Siu Pork Recipe

Longevity Peach Bun Recipe

Longevity Peach Bun Recipe

Mango Pomelo Sago Recipe

Mango Pomelo Sago Recipe

Chinese Scallion Pancake Recipe

Chinese Scallion Pancake Recipe

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Chicken Patty Bento Recipe

Chicken Patty Bento   You’ve probably seen bento boxes in Asian movies and TV shows. If you’ve watched any Studio Ghibli movies you’ve definitely seen a variety of these delicious looking lunches. Now you can make your very own with this Chicken Patty Bento recipe! Bento boxes originated in Japan during the 1300s as meals […]

Mung Bean Salad Recipe

Mung Bean Salad   Mung beans are known for their many health benefits. You can often find mung bean face masks. Why not get the benefits straight from the source with this mung bean salad recipe! So what are mung beans exactly? Mung beans are a green bean that is part of the legume family. […]

Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

Thai Basil Chicken   This Thai basil chicken recipe is one of the most popular and probably the most well-known street foods in Thailand. The traditional name for Thai basil chicken is “pad kra pao gai” (ผัดกระเพราไก่). Here in North America, it’s comparable to Sesame Chicken! You can check out our Sesame Chicken recipe here. […]

Chrysanthemum Herbal Tea Recipe

Chrysanthemum Herbal Tea   When you hear the word “herbal tea”, what do you usually think about? Usually, something that smells not-so-pleasant, right? But don’t worry, that’s exactly what this chrysanthemum herbal tea recipe is not! The chrysanthemum is a golden flower that is commonly used to make medicines. In traditional Chinese medicine, it is […]

Snow Fungus and Pear Soup Recipe

Snow Fungus and Pear Soup   This snow fungus and pear soup recipe may sound odd to the regular person, but those who are familiar with traditional Chinese medicine know of its benefits. Snow fungus and pear soup recipes are most well-known for their cooling properties. You can read more about the cooling and heating […]

Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe

Fresh Spring Rolls   When you hear ‘spring rolls’, you probably think of the deep-fried spring rolls from your favourite Chinese take-out restaurant right? Have you ever heard of fresh spring rolls recipe? Deep-fried spring rolls tend to be on the unhealthier side of the menu due to the amount of oil used to fry […]

Pandan Jelly Dessert Recipe

Pandan Jelly Dessert   If your kids love jello, try this southeastern pandan jelly dessert recipe! Traditionally called “lod chong” in Thailand, this dessert is a great way to cool down in the summer while trying something new. This pandan jelly dessert is a popular treat in other southeastern countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam and […]

Winter Melon Soup Recipe

Winter Melon Soup   One of the most iconic soups in Chinese culture, winter melon soup is a must-try recipe. There are many health benefits associated with winter melon soup. Read more about this iconic soup here. It’s best known for it’s cooling properties, making it a perfect recipe to enjoy during the summer. There […]

Grilled Chicken Skewers Recipe

Grilled Chicken Skewers   This grilled chicken skewers recipe is no ordinary chicken on a stick! It’s negima yakitori! What is negima yakitori? Yakitori is a popular dish in Japanese cuisine of skewered chicken. In Japanese, yakitori translates to ‘grilled chicken’, yaki meaning ‘to grill’ and tori refers to ‘chicken’. Although its called ‘grilled chicken’, […]

Grilled Mackerel Recipe

Grilled Mackerel   A small change-up in our repertoire of recipes! This is a popular Japanese dish consists of four simple ingredients! Take a look at our grilled mackerel recipe. There are grilled mackerel recipes from other Asian cuisines but its most commonly seen in Japanese restaurants. The authentic name for this recipe is ‘saba […]

Char Siu Pork Recipe

Char Siu Pork   Char siu pork is a fan favourite and definitely one of the more known recipes from Chinese cuisine. Keep reading for an authentic char siu recipe! So what is char siu pork exactly? Char siu is a type of Cantonese roast meat. It gets its name from the traditional cooking method, […]

Shanghai Fried Noodles Recipe

Shanghai Fried Noodles   Shanghai, China is one of the most populated cities in the world, with people constantly on the move. One thing that will always remain constant is their amazing Shanghai Fried Noodles recipe. So what makes Shanghai Fried Noodles different from other noodle dishes? It’s made with a Shanghai-style noodle called cumian, […]

Moo Goo Gai Pan Recipe

Moo Goo Gai Pan This Moo Goo Gai Pan recipe tastes just like the restaurants and it’s super easy to make! A popular dish in many Chinese restaurants, Moo Goo Gai Pan is an Americanized version of a traditional Cantonese dish. It’s a simple stir-fry dish made with sliced white button mushrooms and chicken as […]

Chinese Hot Dog Bun Recipe

Chinese Hot Dog Bun When you go to a Chinese bakery, what’s your go-to bun? For a lot of people it’s the famous Chinese hot dog bun and you can make it right at home with this recipe! So what are Chinese hot dog buns? They’re exactly what they sound like! They’re soft fluffy buns […]

Candied Strawberries Recipe

Candied Strawberries This candied strawberries recipe is so easy and simple, delicious and you only need 3 ingredients! In Chinese culture, they say that fruits are nature’s candy. Traditionally called tanghulu, it’s skewered fruit dipped in syrup that is a popular street food found at night markets in Taiwan. It can be made with a […]

Bang Bang Chicken Recipe

Bang Bang Chicken What is Bang Bang Chicken? Well, you’ll find out what it is in this authentic recipe! Also called Bon Bon Chicken, the name “bang bang chicken” comes from the sound the stick or hammer makes when tenderizing the meat. Hailing from the Sichuan cuisine, this Bang Bang Chicken recipe is a dish […]

Mango Smoothie with Tapioca Recipe

Mango Smoothie with Tapioca Transport yourself to a tropical place with our Mango Smoothie with Tapioca Recipe! Mangoes are a popular flavour when it comes to drinks, candies and other sweet treats. It’s no surprise that you can find it in bubble tea stores! So what are the little black balls that sit at the […]

Miso-Glazed Salmon Recipe

Miso-Glazed Salmon Miso-glazed salmon is a recipe that combines the strong flavour of the salmon with the sweet and salty notes from the miso. Miso is usually made from fermented soybeans. Although it sounds strange, miso is quite the versatile ingredient. It’s savoury and salty taste goes well in salad dressings, marinades, soups and works […]

Sticky Rice with Chicken Recipe

Sticky Rice with Chicken Recreate this dim sum favourite with our Sticky Rice with Chicken Recipe! Traditionally called lo mai gai, this dish consists of steamed glutinous rice with chicken, Chinese sausage, Chinese mushrooms, dried scallops and sometimes dried shrimp. It is similar to the zongzi dumpling which is glutinous rice with a variation of […]

Ginger Beef Recipe

Ginger Beef Recipe Derived from the northern Chinese dish, Jiāng Niúròu (薑牛肉), ginger beef is actually a North American fusion dish thought to have originated in Canada. The traditional dish in China is less saucy and sweet compared to the restaurant version we know. Although it’s served across the country, it’s widely agreed upon that […]

Chicken Thigh with Bok Choy Recipe

Chicken Thigh with Bok Choy In this chicken thigh with bok choy recipe, the star of the show isn’t the chicken. It’s the bok choy! Bok choy is a great vegetable to change up your diet this spring. It is high in nutrients while also low in calories. It’s considered one of the world’s healthiest […]

Sautéed Spinach with Sesame and Garlic Recipe

Sautéed Spinach with Sesame and Garlic Eating spinach raw is the easiest way to enjoy it but you can also enjoy it in this sautéed spinach with sesame and garlic recipe So if spinach is good to eat raw, why cook it? Eating cooked spinach has its benefits over raw spinach! When you eat spinach […]

Longevity Peach Bun Recipe

Longevity Peach Buns The association between peaches and longevity stem from Chinese myths. Similar to how ambrosia was the food of the Gods of Greek mythology, peaches were eaten by Chinese immortals. Another story that links peaches and longevity comes from The Queen Mother of the West, a Chinese goddess in the Taoist tradition. It […]

Egg Foo Young Recipe

Egg Foo Young   This egg foo young recipe is simple and quick, perfect for an easy dinner. So what is egg foo young? It’s essentially a Chinese omelet but there are many variations of it much like regular omelets. Usually, the eggs are mixed with vegetables and the optional protein. In our recipe, we […]

Hot & Sour Shredded Potato Recipe

Hot & Sour Shredded Potato Add a spin to your carb intake with this hot and sour shredded potato recipe! Originally a Sichuan dish, hot and sour shredded potatoes are a favourite among many regions all over China. Potatoes are China’s largest crop so it’s to no surprise that this dish is also one of […]

Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Beef and Broccoli Beef and broccoli is a classic take-out dish and you can make it right at home minus the grease with this recipe! The most important thing about this recipe is the sauce. It needs to be thick enough to cover the beef and broccoli but light enough so that it doesn’t weigh […]

Turnip Cake Recipe

Turnip Cake Turnip Cake is a staple in dim sum restaurants but you can make it at home with this Turnip Cake recipe! So why is it called “turnip cake” even though it doesn’t use turnips at all? It’s a case of mistranslation! It should really be called “radish cake”. Traditionally, it is called “Lo […]

Buddha’s Delight Recipe

Buddha’s Delight There are many variations of the Buddha’s Delight recipe. Hailing from, you guessed it, Buddist temples in Asia, this dish was traditionally enjoyed by Buddhist monks who are vegetarians. It has grown in popularity throughout the world as a common dish available as a vegetarian option in Chinese restaurants. Most Buddha’s Delight recipes […]

Asparagus and Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe

Asparagus and Shrimp Stir-Fry This Asparagus and Shrimp Stir-Fry recipe is a simple yet classic dish in Chinese cuisine. The best time to enjoy this dish is between February and June, but the prime time is during April. Asparagus is the freshest during April. Asparagus is considered a good source of vitamin K, antioxidants, and […]

Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Egg Drop Soup This egg drop soup recipe is a common soup you can find in most Chinese restaurants, especially the Westernized ones. The recipe itself has no origin story, but food historians agree it’s been around for a long time. The domestication of fowl for easy access to the protein in their eggs has […]

Chinese Shrimp and Tomato Sauce Recipe

Chinese Shrimp and Tomato Sauce Recipe Chinese shrimp with tomato sauce is a more modern Chinese stir-fry dish. The more common name for this dish is actually “Ketchup Shrimp”! Ketchup and shrimp though? I thought it was tomato sauce? Although, it’s not traditional tomato “sauce”, ketchup’s main ingredients are still tomatoes! The shrimp is cooked […]

Tomato and Egg Stir-Fry Recipe

Tomato and Egg Stir-Fry Recipe   Growing up in a Chinese immigrant family meant learning to cook young. With parents working all the time, the kids sometimes had to prepare dinner before they got home. Tomato and egg stir-fry is the comfort food and a staple in many Asian households.  Whether you’re in a rush […]

Smashed Cucumber Salad Recipe

Smashed Cucumber Salad Recipe In China, cucumbers are considered the ideal foil for hot weather and hot food. Versions of this salad are served all over the country, sometimes spiked with dried chillies and Sichuan peppercorns for more dimensions of flavour. Cucumbers contain a number of antioxidants to help the body clear any toxins and […]

Sesame Garlic Chicken Recipe

Sesame Garlic Chicken If you’re in a rush to make dinner or struggling to find a dish that the kids will like, you should definitely try this Sesame Garlic Chicken Recipe. Skip your favourite Chinese take-out restaurant tonight and opt for a healthier alternative.  Many restaurants deep-fry their chicken to give the dish that crispy […]

Cross Bridge Noodle Recipe

Cross Bridge Noodle Recipe Noodles have always had a strong presence in Chinese culture. There are many beliefs surrounding noodles. The most popular one is that eating noodles will bring longevity to the consumer. When you have a cultural and culinary history as long as China’s, you’ll find that a lot of customs and dishes […]

Chinese Oxtail Soup Recipe

Chinese Oxtail Soup Recipe Oxtail Soup has origins in many countries, but the one thing that is agreed upon is that it is the perfect comfort food.  The secret behind its rich flavour is in the preparation. The broth is made by stewing the oxtail with the bone to release all the flavour from the […]

Crispy Chicken Spring Rolls Recipe

Crispy Chicken Spring Rolls Recipe Servings: 3 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 tsp sesame oil 1 lb ground chicken ½ tsp garlic ½ tsp ginger 2 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tsp white pepper 1 tsp sugar 1 head of cabbage 2 medium carrots 2 green onion ½ cup light soy […]

Mango Coconut Sticky Rice Dessert Recipe

Mango Coconut Sticky Rice Dessert Recipe   Mango coconut sticky rice. What is it? It’s a popular Thai dessert that has now spread all over the world. Each location adds its own special local twist to it. Make this dessert yourself with the recipe below. We all know rice is a staple food in Asia. […]

Mango Pomelo Sago Recipe

Pomelos are a popular fruit in the warmer regions of the world…

Chinese Scallion Pancake Recipe

Why Do Chinese Scallion Pancakes Taste So Good? (Recipe) Chinese scallion pancakes (also known as green onion pancakes or spring onion pancakes), are popular throughout China, but in China’s largest city, Shanghai, it’s a traditional street food enjoyed for breakfast. According to Bill, patriarch of a family of four that blogs about Chinese cooking and […]

Steamed Fish Recipe

Cantonese Steamed Fish Recipe Steamed fish is a traditional Cantonese dish that is often eaten during Chinese New Year. It is simple and easy to make. If you try this recipe, leave a review on our social media! For more lucky foods, read the article “7 Lucky New Year’s Foods.” Now let’s get cooking!   Servings: […]

Cashew Chicken Recipe

Cashew Chicken Recipe Cashew Chicken Recipe – Juicy chicken stir-fried with cashew, carrots, and cucumbers. Skip the line at your local Chinese restaurant and make it at home! Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: ½ cucumber ½ medium carrot 1 small onion ½ lb chicken breast 1 green onion ¾ […]

8 Treasure Congee Recipe

Eight Treasure Congee Recipe   Eight Treasure Congee is commonly eaten during the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month, or better known as the coldest day of the year, to celebrate the Laba Festival. It’s called “Eight Treasure Congee” because of the 8 types of ingredients that go into it. Easy and healthy, make […]

Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Servings: 2 Ingredients: Broth 3 cups / 750 ml chicken broth 2 garlic cloves ⅓ in or 1 cm piece of ginger 1 ½ tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp sugar  1½ tbsp Shaoxing wine (Chinese cooking wine) ¼ – ½ tsp sesame […]

Cumin Lamb Skewers

Cumin Lamb Skewers Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 8 minutes Servings: 32 skewers Ingredients: Lamb shoulder chops 4lbs 1 tbsp cumin seed 1 tbsp chilli flakes 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp garlic 1/2 tsp ginger 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine (Chinese cooking wine) Bamboo skewers   Instructions: In a mortar and pestle, coarsely grind […]

Sanbeiji (Taiwanese Three-Cup Chicken) Recipe

Sanbeiji (Taiwanese Three-Cup Chicken) Recipe Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Servings: 3 Ingredients: 1 whole chicken or about 1.5 kilos, minus the breast ¼ cup sesame seed oil 1-in piece of ginger 6 cloves garlic 3 bird’s eye chillies or 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 2 shallots diced ⅓ cup light soy […]

Mapo Tofu Recipe

Mapo Tofu Recipe Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb of silken tofu 1/4 lb minced beef 2 tbsp chilli bean sauce (doubanjiang) 1 tsp fermented black bean (douchi) 1 tbsp flaked red pepper or powder 2 tbsp oil 2 tbsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp garlic  1/2 tsp ginger […]

Pork Belly Bao Recipe

Pork Belly Bao Recipe   A fun winter recipe to try this holiday season. In traditional Chinese culture, it is customary to eat more meats to maintain one’s internal yang and stay warm throughout the cold season. The ingredients of the pork belly bao are not new but the presentation as a bao is relatively […]

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