Features

Chiu Chow Sugar and Vinegar Noodle Pancake: Sugary But Not a Dessert

Chiu Chow Sugar and Vinegar Noodle Pancake: Sugary But Not a Dessert

story by Janice Leung Hayes Chinese scholars have long employed regional distinctions to classify the cuisines of China, a vast country with ...
Where There's Smoke

Where There's Smoke

story and photography by Tracey Paska   The ground is damp from recent rains, but it doesn’t seem to bother Richard Lancion as he stacks a ...
Jjajangmyeon: The Chinese Noodles Through Korean Eyes

Jjajangmyeon: The Chinese Noodles Through Korean Eyes

story by Dennis Lee  When I think of Korean comfort food, I always have one dish in mind—and it isn’t even technically Korean. It’s not spicy. It...

Issue 4: Crossroads

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Recipes

Crispy Noodle Pancake (Tong Cou Min/糖醋麵)

Crispy Noodle Pancake (Tong Cou Min/糖醋麵)

To serve the dish, Hui says to ensure that the crispy side faces up (to prevent the condensation on the plate from softening the crispy side) and ...
Vegetarian Spring Rolls (chun juan) from Helen and Lisa Tse's "Chinese Street Food Odyssey"

Vegetarian Spring Rolls (chun juan) from Helen and Lisa Tse's "Chinese Street Food Odyssey"

One Chinese New Year, I remember my dad drinking too many beers and ending up waving about ten spring rolls in each hand, shouting ‘I’m going to g...
Coconut Vegetable Stew with Smoked Fish (ginataang tinapa)

Coconut Vegetable Stew with Smoked Fish (ginataang tinapa)

Forget the supermarket. In the Philippines, everything needed to make this dish can be found at the local palengke, including a wide variety of ti...