Fusion Flavor, Soup • 汤(tāng), Winter • 冬(dōng)

Spicy & Sour Chicken Veggie Stew (酸辣鸡肉蔬菜炖)

HELLO 2019!!! Hope everybody had a wonderful festival period in the past weeks. As for me it was one of the best Christmas and New Year holidays I've had since years! Why so special?! Well... First of all, we invited my in-laws to come over to stay with us for the Christmas and I WAS… Continue reading Spicy & Sour Chicken Veggie Stew (酸辣鸡肉蔬菜炖)

Rice • 米(mǐ)

Yangzhou Fried Rice (扬州炒饭)

I can't really recall the reason, but this dish Yangzhou Fried Rice had been, for a long time, a signature dish of my Mom for wishing me good luck. I clearly remember that the day when I took the National College Entrance Examination (全国统一高考), THE exam in China that to qualify a student to enter… Continue reading Yangzhou Fried Rice (扬州炒饭)

Five Ingredients, Flour • 面(miàn)

Hand-Pull/ Biangbiang Noodles (油泼扯面)

In the cold winter days, besides a steaming hot soup that can comfort my stomach, I also crave for the hand-pulled noodles! Not any kind of noodles, Hand-Pulled noodles it is!!!   Why is that?! First it is, using an Italian word that I learned after living in Italy, artigianale. When I chew them, I… Continue reading Hand-Pull/ Biangbiang Noodles (油泼扯面)

Flour • 面(miàn)

Pan Fried Scallion Flavored Buns (葱油饼)

"If you could live with only one kind of food for the rest of your life. What would it be?" This was a question my husband (by then boyfriend) asked me when the first time he cooked for me. "It has to be the Buns!" I answered. For a person from north China, the buns… Continue reading Pan Fried Scallion Flavored Buns (葱油饼)