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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.
The Top 12 Chinese New Year Dessert Recipes
Chinese new year desserts - Chinese desserts that are traditionally served during the New Year season.
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.
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.
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.
Having a Hard Time Finding Rice Wine? Suggested...
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
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.
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How to Cook Perfect Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Are You Choosing Your Stir-Fry Oils Wisely?
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
Crispy Chinese Almond Cookies
Chinese Almond Cookies - learn how to make this popular Chinese treat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chinese Restaurant Take Out Menu
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
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.
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.
Top 10 Stir Fry Recipe Picks
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
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.
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.
Top 14 Asian Cocktail Recipes for Your Next Party
Recipes for Asian cocktails to serve at your next social gathering.
No Need to Look Elsewhere for the Best Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
Chinese Beef with Broccoli Stir Fry
The secret to perfect beef with broccoli 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.
Your Easy Photo Tutorial for Baked Nian Gao
Baked Nian Gao – Not comfortable with the idea of steaming a cake? Here is a recipe for Baked Nian Gao, the New Year cake traditionally fed to the Chinese Kitchen God.
Homemade Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Chow Mein
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles.
All You Need to Know about Dark Soy Sauce
Dark soy sauce – information about one of the main ingredients in Chinese cooking.
10 Quick and Easy Recipes to Celebrate Chinese...
Quick and easy versions of a number of popular Chinese recipes to celebrate Chinese new year. Includes Kung Pao Chicken, fried rice, and Moo Shu Pork.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chop Suey and Chow Mein: Are They Really Chinese?
Chop Suey and Chow Mein - Find out more about these two classic comfort dishes and try several recipes.
Chinese Food Recipes - Cooking Chinese Food
Chinese food recipes indexed by type of food, cooking technique and regional cuisine.
Tips for Cooking With Bok Choy and Recipes
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
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.
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 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.
What is Chinese Hot Mustard made of?
Hot Mustard - Information and recipes about this popular Chinese condiment
Top 6 Easy Chinese Dessert Recipes
Easy dessert recipes – from fruit salad to pears with honey, here are my favorite easy to make dessert recipes.
Super Easy 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce Recipe
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
The Key to Cooking Bean Thread Noodles
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
How to Make Prawn Crackers
How to make prawn crackers - these are the tasty prawn flavored chips that puff up when deep-fried.
8 Authentic and Fun Ways to Celebrate Chinese...
Chinese New Year - Fun things you can do to celebrate the Chinese New Year season or Spring Festival. Page 2.
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.
How to Make Fortune Cookies at Home
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
More Than 40 Scrumptious Dim Sum Recipes
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
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.
5-Minute Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute...
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
The Basics of Chinese Rice Vinegar - Recipes
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice with Onions and Peas
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
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.
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.
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.
How to Make Asian Egg Custard Tarts
Egg Custard Tarts - This popular dim sum treat is easy to make at home. Egg Custard Tart 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.
Silky Asian-Style Mango Pudding
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
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.
6 Delicious Chinese Dipping Sauces
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
Chinese Dumplings - Potstickers - Panfried Pork...
Potstickers Chinese dumplings - a recipe for chinese dumplings with pork that are also known as potstickers.
Will You Benefit From Drinking Green Tea?
Green Tea: How much should you drink and brewing instructions, along with recipes using green tea
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.
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.
9 Chinese Symbolic Foods You Didn't Know about,...
Chinese food symbolism - Explore the symbolic meanings different foods have in Chinese culture.
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.
Chinese Chicken Recipes from the chinese food...
Chinese Chicken Recipes - Everything from sesame chicken to moo goo gai pan
Easy Chinese Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
Chef Approved Moo Goo Gai Pan
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making Eight...
Eight Precious Pudding - This famous banquet dessert is traditionally made with eight types of dried candied fruits to represent eight precious stones.
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.
Sweet Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
How to Velvet Chicken for Stir-Frying
Velveting Chicken – This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beef recipes - Chinese Beef Recipes
Index of beef recipes from all regions of China, including stews, stir-fries, satays, and more
The Top 7 Chinese New Year Appetizer Recipes
Chinese new year appetizers - celebrate Chinese New Year with these appetizer party recipes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Our Favorite Potsticker Dipping Sauce in 5...
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
Chinese sauce recipes - Sauces and Seasonings
A Collection of Chinese sauces and seasonings recipes, including sweet and sour and plum sauce
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.
Liven Up Your Marinades with Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
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
Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake Ingredients
Chinese sponge cake – the secret to this recipe for Chinese sponge cake lies in the fact it is steamed, which makes it very moist. Here are step by step instructions, with photos.
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions
ingredient substitutions chinese cooking food recipes ingredients agar agar lemongrass bok choy ginger cilantro hoisin hoi sin soy sauce celantro soya Chinese cuisine weekly feature
Veggie-Loaded Pork (or Beef) Chop Suey
This 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.
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.
How to Get to a Properly Seasoned Carbon Steel...
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
Our Most Popular Deep-fry Recipes
The ten most popular deep fry recipes on the Chinese Food site at About.com.
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.
Black Tea - is black tea healthier than green tea
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
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.
It Doesn't Get Better Than This Stir-Fry Baby...
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
The Low Down on Fried Rice - Everything You...
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
Sweet Black Sesame Soup Recipe
Made with black sesame seeds, this sweet soup is rumored to help prevent gray hair.
Homemade Chinese-Style Barbecue Pork
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
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.
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.
DIY Char Siu Bao (Chinese Steamed Pork Buns)
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Chinese Recipes - Top Forty Popular Chinese...
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake with Coconut Milk...
Chinese Sponge Cake with Coconut Icing - In China, cakes are normally steamed rather than baked
Should You Use Olive Oil for Stir Frying?
Cooking with olive oil - can olive oil be used for stir-frying?
Quick and Easy Chinese Chicken with Oyster Sauce
Chicken Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
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
Top 18 Super Bowl Recipes
Super Bowl Recipes - the Super Bowl is the time for tailgate parties, fun and food! Here are my favorite appetizer recipes to serve for the Super Bowl.
Stir-fry Recipes - Chinese Stir-fry Recipes
Stir-fry Recipes - From Ants Climbing a Tree to Yangchow Fried Rice, a collection of stir-fry recipes, indexed alphabetically.
Craving Coconut? Try These Coconut Balls with...
Coconut Balls - an easy Chinese dessert recipe made with sticky rice flour.
Garlic Broccoli Stir-fry
Garlic Broccoli - the pungent flavor of fresh garlic is featured in this easy to make stir-fry with hardy broccoli.
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.
A Complete Guide to Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year - here you'll find everything you need to celebrate the Chinese New Year season, including symbolic recipes and menu suggestions.
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.
Chinese Chicken with Garlic and Chile
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
Chinese New Years Recipes - Steamed Fruit Cake
Steamed Fruit Cake - Also known as Sticky Cake, this New Years dish is traditionally fed to the Chinese Kitchen God, so that he will give a favorable report on the family upon his return to heaven.
Make This Chinese Restaurant Favorite at Home...
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
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.
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 Make Lion's Head Meatballs in 6 Easy Steps
Lion's head meatballs - A Shanghai casserole dish featuring oversized pork meatballs and bok choy, traditionally cooked in a sand clay pot.
How to Make Ginger Beef That Tastes Like Take-Out
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
The Best Way to Make Perfectly Fluffy Rice
A sure-fire way to cook rice that's light and fluffy.
What Is Szechuan Peppercorn, and How Is It Used?
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
5-Step Recipe for Chinese Sweet Red Bean Soup
Red bean soup - this is a popular Chinese sweet dessert soup, made with red azuki beans
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.
9 Illustrated Steps to Amazing Steamed Rice...
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
Peking Dust
Peking Dust - Fresh chestnuts are ground to represent the dust of the Mongolian dessert and topped with whipped cream.
Red egg and ginger parties - chinese culture
A red egg and ginger party is a charming way to celebrate a baby's one month birthday
25 Things You Need to Know about Chinese Cooking
Chinese cooking - 25 essential Chinese cooking tips for anyone who wants to learn more about cooking Chinese food in a wok. Written by Rhonda Parkinson.
Learn to Fill and Fold Wonton Wrappers Like a Pro
How to Fold Wonton Wrappers - Easy step-by-step instructions with photos make it easy to fill and fold wonton wrappers.
Savory Stir-Fry Beef with Oyster Sauce
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
Different soy sauces and what they use for
The differences between light, dark and thick soy sauce and how they are use in Chinese cooking.
8 Favorite Chinese Fish Recipes
Chinese Fish Recipes - Looking for different ways to cook fish? Here is a selection of Asian-inspired and Chinese fish recipes.
Deep Fried Prawn Balls With Almond Flakes Recipe
Authentic deep fried prawn balls with almond flakes recipe. In Chinese cuisine we love banquets and this is an authentic Chinese appetiser recipe
Top 10 Dessert Recipes for a New Years Party
New Years Eve dessert recipes - Chinese recipes to help ring in the New Year.
A Simple Recipe for Longevity Noodles
Longevity or Long Life Noodles - This popular noodle dish is often served on birthdays, New Years, and other special occasions
Loaded Vegetable Chow Mein with Egg Noodles
Loaded with fresh vegetables and with Chinese seasonings such as dark soy sauce and toasted sesame oil, this tasty vegetable chow mein recipe comes from cookbook author Farina Kingsley.
Traditional Yangchow Fried Rice with Roast Pork
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China

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