Cantonese Pork Belly Zongzi Recipe

 The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, has a history of more than 2,000 years. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, which falls on June 7 this year. There are many legends about…
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Chicken Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaf

Chicken sticky rice wrapped in lotus leaf is a classic Cantonese Dim Sum dish. It is said this dish was born in the night market of Guangzhou before the 1950s. Initially, the sticky rice and bite-size chicken pieces were packed in…
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Sichuan Spicy Boiled Beef

 When I was a kid, my parents took me to a small Sichuan restaurant in the neighborhood with some of their friends. One of them ordered a dish called “shui zhu niu rou,” which literally translates to "water-boiled beef."…
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Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken with Basil Recipe

Walking through the Shilin night market in Taipei, Taiwan, I felt like I was entering another world. Bright neon signs hung from buildings and countless food stores and carts lined the streets; loud, fast-paced pop music blasted in the…
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Stewed Pork Belly with Glass Noodles

Stewed pork belly with glass noodles is the essence of Northeastern Chinese cuisine. It is one of the region’s four most popular stews. Due to the vast area and large population of Northeastern China, every family has its own…
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Dry Stir-Fry Beef Chow Fun Recipe

Like with people, every dish tells a story. Whether it is about the origin, legends, or nostalgic memories, you will be surprised what you could find out from a humble dish like Dry Stir-Fry Beef Chow Fun. If you…
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