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What's the Difference Between Lo Mein and Chow...
Lo Mein Chow Mein - a definition of lo mein and chow mein and the similarities and differences between them, with recipes for each.
How to Make Tangy Sweet and Sour Sauce
Sweet and Sour Sauce - A Quick and Easy recipe made with ketchup and brown sugar
Easy Go to Fried Rice Recipe
Fried rice - A basic recipe for fried rice that you can enjoy as is or load up with meat and vegetables.
An Easy Tutorial for Making Great Fried Rice
These easy to follow instructions, with photos, show how to make basic fried rice with scrambled egg and green onions.
Having a Hard Time Finding Rice Wine? Suggested...
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
The Easiest Egg Drop Soup
Egg drop soup - A recipe for Chinese egg drop soup (also known as egg flower), a popular dish in which beaten eggs are poured into the soup in a steady stream.
Make Your Own Sweet and Sour Pork with Pineapple
Sweet and Sour Pork - This sweet and sour pork recipe is deep-fried twice for extra crispiness.
Make Your Own Traditional Five-Spice Powder (in...
This easy recipe shows how to make five-spice powder, a popular Chinese seasoning with Szechuan peppercorn and star anise.
How to Cook Perfect Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Homemade Chinese-Style Barbecue Pork
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
10 Fab Chicken Stir-Fry Dishes We Love
Here are several quick and easy chicken stir-fry recipes, including Kung Pao Chicken, Moo Goo Gai Pan and Cashew Chicken.
Homemade Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Chow Mein
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles
Chinese Restaurant Take Out Menu
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
5-Minute Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute...
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
Classic Chinese Garlic Stir-Fry Sauce
Garlic sauce - Chinese Garlic sauce is a great way to add extra flavor to stir-fry recipes, particularly seafood dishes.
A Chinese Breakfast Favorite - How to Make...
congee recipe - a basic congee recipe made with long grain rice. Add your favorite garnishes and seasonings as desired.
Chinese Beef with Broccoli Stir Fry
Beef with Broccoli - The secret to this recipe is to cook the beef in 1 cup of oil to seal in the juices and to steam the broccoli so that it's crisp and tender.
From Winter Melon to Watercress: 7 Popular...
Chinese Soup Recipes – Learn how to make popular Chinese soups such as Wonton and Hot and Sour Soup at home
A Super Easy Chinese Brown Sauce in Only 5...
Chinese Brown Sauce - This easy to make sauce frequently accompanies popular dishes like Beef with Broccoli.
Are You Choosing Your Stir-Fry Oils Wisely?
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
Top Bok Choy Recipes
Bok choy is extremely versatile - it can be stir-fried, steamed or added to soup. Better still, it’s loaded with nutrients. Here are my most popular Bok Choy Recipes.
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice with Onions and Peas
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
What You Should Know Before You Buy a Wok
Not sure what size what size wok to buy or what material it should be made of? Here's what you should know before you buy a wok.
No Need to Look Elsewhere for the Best Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
Top 10 Stir Fry Recipe Picks
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
Chinese Food Recipes - Cooking Chinese Food
Chinese food recipes indexed by type of food, cooking technique and regional cuisine.
Chop Suey and Chow Mein: Are They Really Chinese?
Chop Suey and Chow Mein - Find out about the two dishes that symbolize Chinese cooking, chop suey and chow mein, and try recipes for Pork Chop Suey, Vegetarian Chop Suey, Baked Chicken Chow Mein, and more.
Skip Store Bought and Make Your Own Fresh...
Can't find wonton wrappers at your local store - why not make your own? Here is an easy recipe showing how to make wonton wrappers.
Super Easy Stir-Fry Mung Bean Sprouts
Stir-fry bean sprouts recipe - Light soy sauce adds flavor to this quick and easy stir-fry dish, made with mung bean sprouts.
Homemade General Tso's Chicken with Red Chili...
General Tsos Chicken - named after General Tso himself, General Tsos Chicken is based on an authentic Hunan recipe.
Chinese Dessert - Chinese Dessert Recipes
Chinese Dessert Recipes - cookies, tarts, custard and of course, Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake). Includes Asian inspired recipes such as hot bananas in coconut milk.
Super Easy 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce Recipe
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
Chinese Hot and Sour Soup with Shredded Pork...
Hot and Sour Soup - the classic Szechuan recipe for hot and sour soup, made with tofu, pork and dried mushrooms.
Classic Won Ton Soup Never Tasted Better
Won ton soup - The name won ton means swallowing a cloud, and the wonton floating in this popular soup are thought to resemble clouds.
Satisfying Stir-Fried Kung Pao Chicken with a...
Kung Pao Chicken - In this healthier version of the traditional Szechuan Kung Pao Chicken recipe, the chicken is stir-fried instead of deep-fried, reducing the fat content.
What You Need to Know to Make Crab Rangoon
Crab Rangoon is a perennial party favorite. Learn more about the origins of this popular Asian appetizer, get tips on how to make it, and try some recipes.
How to Toast the Perfect Sesame Seeds on...
How to Toast Sesame Seeds - Quick and easy instructions on how to toast sesame seeds on the stovetop or in the oven.
Black Tea - is black tea healthier than green tea
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
Uncovering the Symbolic Nature of Key Chinese...
Chinese New Year food and recipes - Find out about the symbolic food eaten during the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival and try some recipes.
The Basics of Chinese Rice Vinegar
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
The Top 12 Chinese New Year Dessert Recipes
Chinese new year desserts - Chinese desserts that are traditionally served during the New Year season.
More Than 40 Scrumptious Dim Sum Recipes
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
All You Need to Know about Dark Soy Sauce
Dark soy sauce – information about one of the main ingredients in Chinese cooking.
Make Real Steamed Bun Dough at Home with...
Steamed bun dough - the basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao
How to Make Chow Mein Noodles: A Photo Guide
Chow Mein Noodles - Here is a classic way of cooking pan-fried noodles served with Chinese chow mein dishes.
Chinese Wontons with a Pork and Shrimp Filling
Wonton recipe - a basic recipe for wonton with a pork and shrimp filling. Deep-fry or use in soup as desired.
The Low Down on Fried Rice - Everything You...
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
How to Get to a Properly Seasoned Carbon Steel...
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
From Singapore to Shanghai: The Top 12 Chinese...
Chinese Noodle Recipes – Go into any Asian supermarket and you'll find an amazing variety of noodles. From Dan Dan Mien to Longevity Noodles, here is a variety of favorite Chinese noodle recipes.
History, Tips, and Recipes for Chinese Egg Foo...
Learn tips for making Egg Foo Yung and try recipes including pan-fried egg foo yung and a restaurant style version that is deep-fried. Page 2.
Cooking with Bok Choy
Cooking with Bok Choy - cooking tips, seasoning suggestions and recipes.
Easy Chinese Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
Why White Tea Has Become a Food Trend
What is white tea? Find out, and learn why white tea is the latest hot food trend.
Learn All About Bok Choy
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
Our Favorite Potsticker Dipping Sauce in 5...
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
Chef Approved Moo Goo Gai Pan Made the...
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
Chinese Dumplings - Potstickers - Panfried Pork...
Potstickers Chinese dumplings - a recipe for chinese dumplings with pork that are also known as potstickers.
Chinese Recipes - Top Forty Popular Chinese...
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
DIY Char Siu Bao (Chinese Steamed Pork Buns)
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Homemade Chinese Egg Rolls With Pork or BBq Pork
Chinese Egg Roll Recipe - An easy to make recipe for this perennial party favorite. Includes tips on cooking and freezing egg rolls.
Homemade Dim Sum-Style Chinese Sesame Balls
Sesame Seed Balls are an especially popular treat during Chinese New Years, but you can find this delicious treat year around at most Asian bakeries
Chinese Bourbon Chicken with Soy Sauce and Ginger
Bourbon chicken - Southern US and Chinese cuisine come together in this recipe, which combines good bourbon whiskey with Asian soy sauce.
How to Make Beef and Peppers in Savory Black...
Beef and Peppers in Black Bean Sauce Recipe - beef and peppers are simmered in a savory black bean mixture in this Cantonese home-cooked recipe.
Green Tea Health Benefits
Information and resources pertaining to the health benefits of green tea. How the polyphenols and catechins in green tea can improve your health.
Bitter Melon Recipes: 9 Ways to Eat This...
Never mind its strong taste – bitter melon has plenty of fans, thanks partly to its rumored health benefits. Here are several bitter melon recipes for you to try, including Chinese pork with bitter melon and an Indian sweet and sour dish.
Chinese Vegetables Pictures
Chinese Vegetables come in a variety of intriguing shapes, sizes and textures. Here are pictures of various types of Chinese vegetables, from Bok Choy to Winter Melon.
Savory Siu Mai Dumplings with Pork and Shrimp
Chinese Dumplings - Siu Mai are a very popular Chinese dumpling served open-faced as part of a dim sum brunch
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions It can be so frustrating. You're all set to impress friends
Simple Homemade Egg Roll Wrappers
Egg roll wrappers recipe - An easy to make recipe that uses flour and ice water. Includes a standard egg roll recipe.
How to Make Hot Chili Oil (Hung Yao)
How to make chili oil – step by step instructions with photos make it easy to make chili oil.
Top 10 Quick and Easy Pork Stir-fry Recipes
Pork Stir-fry - Here are a collection of my favorite pork stir-fry recipes, from Five-spice Pork to Orange Pork Chops.
Your Complete Guide to Chinese Dim Sum
Dim Sum - Learn about the history of this Chinese custom, see pictures of dim sum food and try recipes.
How to Make Rice For Fried Rice
How to Make Rice For Fried Rice – Turning out homemade fried rice that tastes as good as a restaurant all begins with the rice. Find out the best type of rice to use when making fried rice, along with cooking and preparation tips.
It Doesn't Get Better Than This Stir-Fry Baby...
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
Chinese Chicken Recipes from the chinese food...
Chinese Chicken Recipes - Everything from sesame chicken to moo goo gai pan
Will You Benefit From Drinking Green Tea?
Green Tea: How much should you drink and brewing instructions, along with recipes using green tea
Make This Chinese Restaurant Favorite at Home...
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
Stir-frying tips - chinese cooking techniques -...
Stir-frying tips - - Twenty tips to take the mystery out of stir-frying, a popular Chinese cooking technique. Written by Rhonda Parkinson.
The Key to Cooking Bean Thread Noodles
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
Veggie-Loaded Pork (or Beef) Chop Suey
Pork Chop Suey - The Chinese-American classic may get its inspiration from Chinese farmers who used to eat a dish of stir-fried vegetables after a long day working in the fields. The recipe includes a nutritional breakdown.
Top 14 Asain Cocktail Recipes for Your Next Party
Recipes for Asian cocktails to serve at your next social gathering.
6 Delicious Chinese Dipping Sauces
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
A Mouthwatering Recipe for Shrimp with Lobster...
Shrimp with lobster sauce - This popular Chinese dish actually doesn't contain lobster at all.
Quick and Easy Chinese Chicken with Oyster Sauce
Chicken Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
A Nice Curry Chicken Dish You Can Try This Week
Curry Chicken - this one pot dish is easy to make - chicken breasts, onions and carrots are quickly stir-fried with curry paste and then simmered, allowing the flavors to blend.
Homemade Chinese Restaurant Broccoli Chicken...
Broccoli Chicken - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
How to Velvet Chicken for Stir-Frying
Velveting Chicken – This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
Chinese Chicken with Garlic and Chile
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
Crispy Chinese Almond Cookies
Chinese Almond Cookies - learn how to make this popular Chinese treat.
Silky Asian-Style Mango Pudding
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
How to Cook Perfect Fluffy Rice, Step-by-Step
How to cook rice - Easy step by step instructions with photos make it easy to cook rice that is light and fluffy.
Liven Up Your Marinades with Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
Have Your Pick of 6 Delicious Types of Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - a description of different types of chinese dumplings, from har gow to potstickers, with links to pictures and recipes
How to Prepare Bitter Melon: A Photo Tutorial
Here are simple tips for preparing bitter melon to use in stir-fries and other Chinese dishes.
Beef recipes - Chinese Beef Recipes
Index of beef recipes from all regions of China, including stews, stir-fries, satays, and more
Want a New Breakfast Idea? Go Chinese
Tired of cornflakes and milk? Learn more about what the Chinese eat for breakfast, and try recipes for congee and deep-fried crullers.
10 Top Dim Sum Favorites From Savory to Sweet
Dim sum recipes – delicious dim sum dishes you can make at home. Learn how to make your own Chinese dumplings, spring rolls, steamed buns and more.
What Is Szechuan Peppercorn, and How Is It Used?
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
This Mapo Tofu is One for Your Chinese Recipe...
Mapo Tofu or Dofu is a spicy Szechuan dish made with marinated pork, mashed black beans and bean curd
Over 30 Chinese Pork Recipes to Feast on
Chinese pork recipes - Includes favorites such as Moo Shu and Sweet and Sour Pork and Lion's Head Meatballs
Chinese Ginger-Soy Steamed Fish
Asian seasonings such as oyster sauce and toasted sesame oil add the final touches to this healthy steamed fish recipe from Farina Kingsley.
Tender Chicken Thighs in Chinese Black Bean Sauce
Chicken in Black Bean Sauce - You'll find this recipe made with various types of chicken meat - here I've used flavorful chicken thighs.
How to Prepare Stir-Fried Egg Foo Yung
Egg Foo Yung - Whether you spell it egg foo yung or egg fu yung, the Chinese-American version of an omelette tastes delicious. Includes a sauce recipe.
Fortune Cookie Recipe
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
Sweet and Sour Sauce - chinese sauce recipes
Chinese Food - Sweet and Sour Sauce Sweet and sour - it's a combination indelibly linked to Chinese cuisine.
Szechuan Cuisine Lovers Swear by This Recipe
Szechuan Beef Recipe - in this recipe beef is dry-fried until it is chewy crispy, and then stir-fried with spicy seasonings.
Traditional Yangchow Fried Rice with Roast Pork
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China
The Real Facts About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
What Makes Hot Mustard Hot, and How Do You...
Hot Mustard - Information and recipes about this popular Chinese condiment
Spicy Szechuan Green Beans
Szechuan green bean recipe - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
How to Make Juicy Soy Sauce Chicken
Soy Sauce Chicken - Chicken is steeped in a spicy soy-based sauce.
Make Your Own Kung Pao Chicken Like a Restaurant
Popular Szechuan Kung Pao Chicken is a spicy dish with diced chicken, chili peppers and peanuts.
Stir-Fried Spinach with Garlic: As Simple as it...
Stir-fry Spinach – spinach is more than able to hold its own against strong garlic in this simple Chinese stir-fry. Better still, dark green vegetables like spinach are nutrient dense, meaning they supply the most nutrients for the number of calories they contain. This spinach stir-fry recipe goes nicely with beef or pork.
No-Fuss Garlic Bok Choy Recipe
Bok Choy Recipes - Garlic pairs nicely with bok choy is this quick and easy bok choy recipe.
What Are Fermented Black Beans, and How Do You...
Fermented Black Beans - Spicy fermented black beans lend flavor to Cantonese dishes such as Shrimp With Lobster Sauce.
Easy Chicken Lo Mein Stir-fry Recipe
Chicken lo mein makes a great lunch, supper or late night snack. Asian style noodles are paired with chicken and vegetables in a flavorful sauce in this easy to make Chicken Lo Mein recipe.
Chinese-Style Beef Fried Rice with Vegetables
Beef Fried Rice - tender strips of marinated beef lend flavor to the heating rice in this quick stir-fry dish.
Sweet Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
Chinese Cashew Chicken with Vegetables
Cashew Chicken - A recipe for Cashew Chicken, an easy stir-fry dish with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce .
Quick and Delicious Shrimp Fried Rice
Shrimp Fried Rice - a Chinese dish seasoned with oyster sauce
How to Make Lobster Sauce with Fermented Black...
Lobster sauce - Try the recipe for this popular sauce that goes well with either shrimp or lobster.
How to Make Ginger Beef That Tastes Like Take-Out
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
Classic Cantonese Roast Duck in Your Home Kitchen
Cantonese roast duck - this is the duck with the shining skin frequently seen hanging in the windows of Cantonese restaurants.
The Top 10 Main Dish Recipes for Chinese New Year
Chinese new year recipes - The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year. Here are recipes to celebrate Chinese New year, from Peking Duck to Kung Pao Chicken.
Learn to Fill and Fold Wonton Wrappers Like a Pro
How to Fold Wonton Wrappers - Easy step by step instructions to fill and fold wonton wrappers, with photos.
All About Cooking with Water Chestnuts
Water chestnuts - where would Chinese food be without them? Here is information about water chestnuts including storage and cooking tips, season availibility, health benefits, substitutions and recipes.
9 Illustrated Steps to Amazing Steamed Rice...
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce
Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce - Oyster sauce nicely complements the bitter-sweet taste of Chinese broccoli (gai lan).
Should You Use Olive Oil for Stir Frying?
Cooking with olive oil - can olive oil be used for stir-frying?
Chinese sauce recipes - Sauces and Seasonings
Chinese Sauce and Seasoning Recipes Recipes for sauces and seasonings from the Chinese Food Recipe File
Savory Stir-Fry Beef with Oyster Sauce
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
How to Make Hearty Beef with Tomatoes
Beef with Tomatoes - Learn how to make this Cantonese homecooked dish.
Chinese Cabbage - Glossary of Chinese...
Chinese cabbage - learn more about Chinese cabbage, the most popular vegetable in Chinese cooking after bok choy, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.
Spicy Stir-Fried Chinese Cabbage
Spicy Stir-fry Chinese Cabbage - Chile paste adds heat to this stir-fry made with green onions and Chinese cabbage (also called Napa Cabbage or by its Chinese name, Sui Choy).
How to Make Prawn Crackers
How to make prawn crackers - these are the tasty prawn flavored chips that puff up when deep-fried.
Nian Gao: A Sticky Cake Recipe for the Kitchen...
Sticky Cake or Nian Gao - The recipe and history of this popular Chinese New Years cake that is traditionally fed to the Kitchen God.
How to Store Chinese Sauces and Seasonings
How to store Chinese sauce - Find out which Chinese Sauces and seasonings you need to refrigerate.
How to Make Stir-Fried Fish Fillets with Ginger
Try this Seafood Recipe for Stir fry Fish Fillets, a Chinese recipe made with ginger, sesame oil, and oyster sauce
7 Chinese New Year Menu Ideas
Chinese New Year menu ideas - Here are a number of Chinese New Year menu ideas, with recipes, to celebrate the New Year – whether you’re saying goodbye to 2011 or looking ahead to Chinese New Year, which falls on January 23rd, 2012.
Festive Foods for Chinese New Year: Recipes to...
Chinese New Year Recipes - Learn more about the food and customs associated with Chinese New Year, China's biggest traditional holiday, and try festive recipes.
Restaurant Worthy Asian Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce Wraps Recipe - Meals that you assemble yourself just taste better! These delicious lettuce wraps with chicken have been reviewed at 5/5 stars.
How to Make Perfect Har Gow Shrimp Dumplings
Try this recipe for Har Gow, those wonderful translucent shrimp dumplings served at dim sum.
Red egg and ginger parties - chinese culture
Red Egg and Ginger Parties A charming custom celebrating baby's one-month old birthday   Related Resources
Easy Deep Friend Tofu Recipe
Deep fried tofu - In this tofu recipe, deep frying gives the tofu a golden color and crisp texture that goes great with peanut or soy sauce dips.
Garlic Broccoli Stir-fry
Garlic Broccoli - the pungent flavor of fresh garlic is featured in this easy to make stir-fry with hardy broccoli.
Cantonese Steamed Chicken with Black Mushrooms
Cantonese Steamed chicken - Chinese dried black mushrooms add an earthy flavor to this easy to make Cantonese steamed chicken dish. A good choice for family meals.
A Recipe for Baked Nian Gao, Chinese New Year...
Nian Gao - Chinese New year cake - the Nian Gao is baked rather than steamed in this recipe.
Easy Pan-Fried Egg Noodles
Asian Noodles- A basic recipe for making panfried noodles.
The Perfect Way to Stir-Fry Beef
Does your beef start foaming and stewing as soon as it comes into contact with a hot wok? These simple steps take the mystery out of how to stir-fry beef.
The Easiest Basic Beef Stir-Fry Recipe with...
Beef stir-fry - Using a package of pre-cut stir-fry vegetables and storebought stir-fry sauce takes most of the work out of this easy to make, basic beef stir-fry recipe.
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