These crystal skin Shrimp Dumpling Suimono (clear soup) are a twist to the traditional dim sum favorite. They make a delicious appetizer.
This spicy tangy Tom Yum Noodle Soup with chicken and shrimps is sure to wake up your taste buds. Less than 20 minutes to prepare. Recipe includes video.
Quick and easy Chicken Mushroom Udon Soup with minimum prep work. It is light, tasty, and satisfying. Perfect for lunch!
Easy Chicken Rice Flake Noodle Soup, the perfect antidote for a cold day. Tender rice flake noodles in a clear tasty broth. Only minutes to prepare.
Quick, easy, and tasty Miso Soup with wakame (seaweed), tofu, and green onions. Step-by-step instructions included for homemade dashi stock in related post.
Not sure what to do with leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Make this tasty Turkey Fish Ball Koay Teow Soup based on the popular Malaysian rice noodle soup.
Delicious Hokkien Hae Mee (Prawn Noodles) in a spicy and flavorful broth served with shrimps, slices of pork, bean sprouts, and water spinach.
Recently I made some salted eggs using the brining method. Homemade salted eggs are really nice because one can control the level of saltiness preferred. It is also a breeze to prepare as it only requires a simple salt solution. Probably the hardest thing is the waiting, for it takes three to four weeks for…
This quick and easy Clay Pot Noodles can be prepared in 15 minutes. Makes a tasty and comforting meal for one but can be easily multiplied for the family.
Warm and comforting Hoto Nabe (Flat Noodles Miso Hot Pot) with kabocha squash, thinly sliced pork, napa cabbage and tofu. Perfect for the cooler months!
Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs Tea) is a Chinese herbal soup with dong gui known for its warming properties. This comforting dish is perfect for the colder months.
The temperature dipped to the twenties this past weekend and the snow came sooner than expected. We were out shopping at the mall when the snow started to fall. We quickly made our final purchases and scrambled home. Come Sunday morning, there were three inches of white pristine snow on the ground. We woke up…
Chinese Hot Pot is a popular social meal for extended family get-togethers. The broth and choice of ingredients are the key to a delicious hot pot.
Discover and combine your own six Chinese dried herbs for this nutritious and classic Six Combination Soup, popularly known as “Lok Mei Thong”.
Lotus Root and Peanut Soup is a bowl of comfort on a cold day. This flavorful soup is slowly simmered to bring out all its wholesome goodness.
Mee Suah Th’ng or wheat vermicelli soup is a Chinese comfort food. Like rice congee, it can be eaten any time of the day and is often served during convalescence. I grew up eating this dish and continue to enjoy it till this day. My mom usually makes the soup with dried anchovies. Occasionally minced…
Chinese or East Asian meatballs are quite different from their Western counterpart. The key difference is in the texture. While Western meatballs are soft and more loosely formed, Chinese meatballs are often dense, smooth, and springy. The more springy and bouncy the texture, the better. These meatballs can be made with beef, pork, chicken, fish,…
Soto is a popular dish in the Nusantara or Malay Archipelago. It consists mainly of broth, meat, and vegetables found in warongs, a casual, family owned outdoor eatery. There is no fixed recipe and the taste varies from family to family and region to region. In Indonesia, it is often classified by region with different…
Chop Suey Soup (Chai Boey) is a much anticipated “leftover” dish from the Chinese New Year feasting. Richly flavored with roast pork, chilies, and tamarind.
This simple soba in dashi broth is light yet tasty and satisfying. There is minimum preparation work and it takes only minutes to cook.
Hotpots are very popular in East Asian cuisine. It is a broth base fondue where food is dipped into the broth and cooked at the table by each dinner guest. The Chinese hotpots can be pretty lavish and the spread may include several different types of meats, seafood, fish cakes, dumplings, tofu, noodles, and vegetables….
Sui Kow (Chinese Dumplings) are delicious fan shaped dumplings served in broth. They can also be deep fried or pan fried and steamed as pot stickers.
Silky smooth Wontons in clear chicken broth are great as a starter or appetizer. They can also be deep fried to perfection as finger foods.
The quintessential Japanese comfort food consisting mainly of daikon radish, konnyaku, and fish cakes stewed in a light soy flavored dashi broth.