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Spinach and egg scramble with an Asian twist

Spinach and egg scramble is a delicious breakfast that only requires a few simple ingredients. It is one of my favorite quick and easy breakfast options. This breakfast dish is a classic egg scramble with spinach with an Asian twist, flavored with light soy sauce and Maggi seasoning. Spinach and egg stir-fry (苋菜炒蛋) is not …

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General Tso shrimp recipe

General Tso shrimp is the spring-off recipe from the original General Tso chicken recipe created by Peng Chang-Kuei, the Taiwanese chef. It is an international phenomenon in the culinary world and the most famous American Chinese dish. This General Tso shrimp recipe was one of our restaurant’s most popular menu items. The fresh and succulent …

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Bok choy soup with pork – How to make an easy Chinese soup

What is bok choy soup?  Bok choy soup is a typical quick and easy soup for the Cantonese. It is prepared by boiling the bok choy in a broth with some meat, commonly pork slice. My mom prepared it when I was a kid, a simple recipe that could be ready in fifteen minutes. Since …

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Liangpi (凉皮 / spicy ‘cold skin’ noodles) – How to make it at home

Liangpi (cold skin noodles) is a popular noodle dish from northwest China, commonly served cold, unlike other hot noodles dishes. Liangpi has a unique slippery and springy texture. It is absolutely delicious when dressed with a spicy sauce made with chili oil and black vinegar and served with sesame seeds, crunchy cucumbers, and bean sprouts. …

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Vegan chicken – how to stir-fry with mushrooms and vegetables

Vegan chicken is a delicious meat alternative suitable for stir-frying.  I have written a recipe to explain making vegan chicken with seitan using regular flour.  I will make a vegan chicken dish with vegetables and mushrooms in this article.  This dish is easy to prepare and is served as the alternative to chicken and vegetable …

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How to make seitan (mock chicken meat) from scratch

Here is one of the most common methods to make seitan at home, using the ‘wash the flour’ method.  Essentially, the flour is kneaded with water to form a dough, just like making bread minus the sugar, salt, and oil. Next, wash the dough gently with water several times until most of the starch is …

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ABC soup- How to make the ultimate Chinese comfort soup

ABC soup is a popular Chinese soup prepared with tomatoes, carrots, and potatoes. I am not definitely sure why it is called ABC, but it is likely because the preparation is as simple as ABC. Another reason is it is rich in vitamin A (carrots), vitamin B (potatoes), and vitamin C (tomatoes).  ABC soup is …

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Vegetarian duck – How to make vegan mock duck/goose

Vegetarian duck is a delicious vegetarian dish popular, especially during Chinese New Year and other special occasions. It is also a regular meal for many Chinese Buddhists who are vegetarian. Since it is surprisingly easy to make, it is also featured on the menu of Chinese restaurants and, of course, is served regularly at Buddist …

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