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The Best Turnip Cake Recipe

Today we’ll be cooking the most delicious turnip cake! Chinese New Year is just right around the corner. It’s on February 12th this year. To celebrate Chinese New Year, I’m partnering with Knorr in the next several weeks. I’ll be…
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How to Make Chicken Dumplings from Scratch

Chicken Dumplings Recipe Serve: 36 dumplings Prep time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Dumpling filling: 1 pound ground chicken 4 fresh shiitake mushrooms, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce…
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Red Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes Recipe!

Tips for Mooncake Success: The ratio of filling to dough is usually between 2:1 and 3:1. The mooncake mold I used is for 4.4-ounce mooncakes, so I measure out 2.6 ounces of filling and 1.8 ounces of dough for each mooncake. You can…
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Roast Salted Pork Belly Recipe

Roast Salted Pork Belly Recipe Serves: 4 Prep Time: 1-3 days, and 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Pork and marinade: 2 pounds pork belly, boneless, skin on 6 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 tablespoon salt 2…
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Red Bean Zongzi Recipe

Red Bean Zongzi Recipe Serves: 12 zongzi Prep time: overnight and Cook time: 2 hours For the bamboo leaves: 36-48 bamboo leaves 1 teaspoon vegetable oil For the zongzi: 3 cups round glutinous rice 6 ounces Adzuki beans 1/4…
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Crispy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe

Sweet and sour fish is a popular Chinese restaurant and home cooking dish. The fish is served whole, first lightly battered and deep-fried for flaky-tender meat and crispy skin, then doused in a bright, glossy, sweet, and tangy sauce…
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Cantonese Roasted Duck Recipe

Cantonese roast duck—the glistening red birds you see hanging in Chinatown shop windows—is known for its shiny, crackly-crisp skin and succulent meat. The duck is traditionally hung to air-dry before cooking, for extra crispy skin, and…
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Chinese Crispy Shrimp Spring Rolls Recipe

A lot of you loved the vegetable spring roll recipe that I did before. And many of you asked me to make another spring roll recipe, so today I’m sharing with you my favorite shrimp spring roll recipe! Ingredients: 12 spring roll…
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