Recipes

Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup (bún riêu cua)

Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup (bún riêu cua)

In this comforting noodle soup, crabmeat, pork, and eggs form what looks like a puff of cloud that hangs so low it touches the surface of the wate...
Niku Udon

Niku Udon

Our recipe represents a quick way of making this satisfying classic Japanese beef noodle soup. If you have access to a Japanese market or any Asia...
Hong Kong-Style Macaroni Soup with Ham

Hong Kong-Style Macaroni Soup with Ham

To have Western-style breakfast in Hong Kong is to experience the kind of East-West mashup in a most fun way possible. One of our favorite breakfa...
Japanese-Style Crunchy Fried Chicken Cutlets from Wataru Yokota's "The Real Japanese Izakaya Cookbook"

Japanese-Style Crunchy Fried Chicken Cutlets from Wataru Yokota's "The Real Japanese Izakaya Cookbook"

Called yurinchi in Japan, this is a Japanese version of the crispy fried chicken that is popular in Cantonese and Hong Kong cuisine. A vinegar-base...
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...
Maranao Smoked Fish Croquettes (pisasati o tinapa)

Maranao Smoked Fish Croquettes (pisasati o tinapa)

Pisasati is an everyday dish of the Maranao people from the Muslim region of the island of Mindanao. The original is traditionally made with smoke...
Smoked Fish (tinapa)

Smoked Fish (tinapa)

While it is possible to make tinapa indoors using a stovetop smoker, my own experiments yielded fish that had the coppery color of tinapa but with...
Jjajangmyeon

Jjajangmyeon

Serves 4 One 2-pound bag of jjajangmyeon noodles, thawed if frozen 1/4 cup vegetable oil 8 ounces boneless pork loin, cut into sticks about 1/2 i...
Roast Chicken Stuffed with Raisins and Pine Nuts from Yasmin Khan's "Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen"

Roast Chicken Stuffed with Raisins and Pine Nuts from Yasmin Khan's "Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen"

Roast chicken is a mainstay in my house, so when I heard there was a Palestinian version stuffed with aromatic rice and dotted with dried fruits a...
Dry Cooked Spicy Beef (dengdeng balado)

Dry Cooked Spicy Beef (dengdeng balado)

According to Keasberry, dendeng balado is a specialty created by the Minangkabau people, an ethnic group indigenous to West Sumatra. Thinly sliced...