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Chinese walnut shrimp- How to make it in four simple steps

Chinese walnut shrimp is a fusion dish that is served in most Chinese restaurants in the USA. It is made by deep-frying the shrimps (the traditional Chinese cooking method) and mixed with a mayonnaise-based sauce (definitely non-Asian). The result is the creation by integrating the best of both culinary essences into a single dish. You …

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Beancurd skin roll 腐皮卷- How to make it like the dim sum restaurant

Beancurd skin roll is a lovely dim sum with shrimp and pork stuffing. It may not be as famous as Char Siu Bao and shrimp dumplings, but it remains one of the dim sum served across all dim sum restaurants due to its unique taste.  I will share with you my beancurd skin roll recipe …

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Spinach and egg scramble with an Asian twist

Spinach and egg scramble is a delicious breakfast that only requires a few simple ingredients. It is one of my favorite quick and easy breakfast options. This breakfast dish is a classic egg scramble with spinach with an Asian twist, flavored with light soy sauce and Maggi seasoning. Spinach and egg stir-fry (苋菜炒蛋) is not …

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General Tso shrimp recipe

General Tso shrimp is the spring-off recipe from the original General Tso chicken recipe created by Peng Chang-Kuei, the Taiwanese chef. It is an international phenomenon in the culinary world and the most famous American Chinese dish. This General Tso shrimp recipe was one of our restaurant’s most popular menu items. The fresh and succulent …

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Bok choy soup with pork – How to make an easy Chinese soup

What is bok choy soup?  Bok choy soup is a typical quick and easy soup for the Cantonese. It is prepared by boiling the bok choy in a broth with some meat, commonly pork slice. My mom prepared it when I was a kid, a simple recipe that could be ready in fifteen minutes. Since …

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Liangpi (凉皮 / spicy ‘cold skin’ noodles) – How to make it at home

Liangpi (cold skin noodles) is a popular noodle dish from northwest China, commonly served cold, unlike other hot noodles dishes. Liangpi has a unique slippery and springy texture. It is absolutely delicious when dressed with a spicy sauce made with chili oil and black vinegar and served with sesame seeds, crunchy cucumbers, and bean sprouts. …

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Vegan chicken – how to stir-fry with mushrooms and vegetables

Vegan chicken is a delicious meat alternative suitable for stir-frying.  I have written a recipe to explain making vegan chicken with seitan using regular flour.  I will make a vegan chicken dish with vegetables and mushrooms in this article.  This dish is easy to prepare and is served as the alternative to chicken and vegetable …

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