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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 …

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 …

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 …

Raw Veggie Sushi with Thai Sauce

My roommate’s bedroom is connected to a nice balcony, which has a beautiful view of my favorite mini garden in our compound. …

Corn with Pine Nuts

Corn with pine nuts is a common Chinese dish. It is known as a ladies’ dish because among the heavy meat and …

Quinoa

As a vegan, I heard of quinoa a long time ago, but unfortunately never got to taste it until recently. A few …

Fried Brown Rice with Meicai

Meicai(梅菜)is a very common fermented and dried mustard green, mainly produced in some cities around Shanghai. When the mustard greens are harvested, …