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beloved Asian dishes in plant-based form

Tofu and Soy Protein Stew

When people decide to switch to a vegan diet, they always worry about not getting enough protein. This is primarily because we …

Simple Sautéed Okras

The first time I ever tasted okras was when I was traveling in Vietnam. I think I might have been in Nha …

Cabbage Stir-Fry

In most Chinese restaurants, they usually offer at least one vegetable stir-fry. This is usually the only option for vegetarians as the …

Fried Green Beans with Yacai

Dry fried green beans, or 干煸四季豆, is a common dish on the Chinese menu. You can get it at most restaurants in …

Korean Doenjang Soup

Korean doenjang is a black, fermented soybean paste, and doenjang soup has always been a traditional dish on the Korean dinner table. …

Basic Soba Noodles

Soba means buckwheat (蕎麦) in Japanese and soba noodles are delicately presented on a bamboo mat within a wooden box called a …

Cucumber Dragon

In professional Chinese cuisine emphasis is placed on knife skills. Armed with just a chopping board and a cleaver, chefs can create …

Basic Yōkan

Yōkan in both Japanese and Chinese (羊羹) literally means sheep thick soup and is a jelly made from red bean paste and …

Spicy and Sour Shredded Potato

I really love potato since young and never get tired of just eating simply boiled potatoes. However, in China, potato is never …