Moon Cake for the Mid-Autumn Festival / Yue Bing (月饼)

Happy Belated Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节快乐! Ingredients [Dough] Flour: 1 cup Golden syrup: 1/4 cup Vegetable oil: 2 tbs Alkaline water: 2-3 drops [Filling] Mixed nuts (Walnuts, Peanuts, Almonds etc. ): 0.5 cup Toasted sesame seeds: 0.5 cup Toasted sunflower seeds: 0.5 cup Sticky rice flour: 0.5 cup Sugar: 0.5 cup Vegetable oil: 2 tbs Water: 3 … More Moon Cake for the Mid-Autumn Festival / Yue Bing (月饼)

Di San Xian (地三鲜) – A delicious & Vegan friendly dish from Northeast China

Eating out was not something that would happen very often during my childhood. It was more like a special occasion thing. I don’t remember the first time I was taken to a restaurant, but I do remember eating Di San Xian, this not-so-fancy-looking dish, and remember I loved it from the very first time. Di … More Di San Xian (地三鲜) – A delicious & Vegan friendly dish from Northeast China

Lao Hu Cai (老虎菜) / Tiger Salad : The Easiest Vegan Chinese Salad

Lao Hu Cai (Tiger Salad) is a simple salad from Northern China. Cool facts about it – it uses familiar but unique ingredients; it’s easy and budget-friendly; it’s Vegan; and very importantly, it even has a cool name. It’s one of those Chinese dishes that has a metaphorical name. Lao Hu means tiger in Chinese. … More Lao Hu Cai (老虎菜) / Tiger Salad : The Easiest Vegan Chinese Salad

Kou Shui Ji(口水鸡): Mouthwatering Sichuan Chicken

Kou Shui Ji(口水鸡) is one of the signature Sichuan dishes. The word in Chinese means mouthwatering chicken. It is a cold appetizer made from boiled chicken and chili oil. It’s a very creative dish with a great attention to the texture and flavor balance of different ingredients. The chicken is soaked in ice water after … More Kou Shui Ji(口水鸡): Mouthwatering Sichuan Chicken