Chinese Cooking Basics - Information about Cooking Chinese Food
Easy Chinese Recipes - from baked chicken wings to beef stew, Chinese recipes that are easy to make.
For the novice, a step by step tutorial on cooking Chinese food.
My guide to the ingredients and cooking utensils you need to begin cooking Chinese food.
While it's not absolutely necessary, a wok is the one piece of equipment you should consider buying if you're going to be making Chinese food fairly often. I've included information on the type of wok to buy, along with steps for seasoning and cleaning.
Despite a long ingredient list, most Chinese recipes are really quite simple. Here are a few tips for quickly interpreting a Chinese recipe.
In case you need a bit more incentive to buy one...a wok has many uses besides cooking Chinese food, from scrambling eggs to steaming lobster. (According to one of my readers, it even makes a distinctive looking flower pot!)
A more indepth look at Asian ingredients, including sea cucumbers and sweet and sour sauce.
Running out of a specific ingredient doesn't mean you can't cook Chinese food. This article includes substitutions for everything from hoisin sauce to water chestnuts.
Does that bottle of soy sauce you just bought need to be refrigerated, or is it okay to store it in the cupboard? Here is a handy list of storage instructions for Chinese sauces and seasonings, along with telltale signs that a sauce is starting to lose its freshness.
Find out about the history and types of Chinese noodles, and how to use them in cooking.
Tips for preparing Chinese food on those busy weeknights.
Ten easy tips for cooking rice that is light and fluffy.
Boiling rice is harder than it sounds. Here are easy step by step photo instructions to cook rice that's light and fluffy.
Here are all my Chinese recipes, sorted alphabetically, by the top 40, and in categories such as calorie counters. Includes recipes sorted by cooking technique, and regional Chinese dishes.