Mushroom & Spinach Spaghetti with Butter Shoyu Sauce

  Fusion cooking can be tricky. Growing up in two different cultures, I have tasted both good and bad examples of fusion. A good fusion dish can not be created without a good understanding of ingredients and right techniques to balance and blend flavors. The great thing about this Asian pasta is the magical flavors brought by … More Mushroom & Spinach Spaghetti with Butter Shoyu Sauce

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)

Bibim Noodle – Korean spicy cold noodle (비빔국수)

Bi bim noodle is like Bi bim bap’s little brother. It uses Go Chu Jang as the key ingredient and the basic idea here is to mix the sauce with rice or noodles. However, Bibim bap normally looks fancier with many colorful ingredients, and the stone bowls just make everything look tastier. Compare to Bibim … More Bibim Noodle – Korean spicy cold noodle (비빔국수)

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

Dak Kang Jung(닭강정) – Crispy, Sweet & Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

I’ve been thinking of posting a Korean food for a while. Finally, here is my first Korean recipe for this blog – Dak Kang Jung, a Korean style fried chicken covered with sweet and spicy sauce.  Dak means chicken in Korean, and Kang-Jung originally means a type of  traditional Korean snack – puffed rice candied with … More Dak Kang Jung(닭강정) – Crispy, Sweet & Spicy Korean Fried Chicken