Category Archives: Asian food

congrats to Gluten-Free Girl

It’s not often I brag on my blog about stuff like this, but I prefer to think of it as a congratulations. The James Beard Awards are coming up in May, and one of the books I published last year … Continue reading

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Chinese take-out cookbook giveaway

This drawing is now closed. Anyone who ever reads my blog knows what a big fan I am of The Chinese Takeout Cookbook. A few of the recipes have turned into my go-to standards, such as the cold sesame noodles. So … Continue reading

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sodium girl’s amazing 5-spice chicken salad

I never would have guessed one of my favorite cookbooks would be a low-sodium one. I’ve said it before… I’m a salt lover, like so many foodies. But when I try the recipes from Jessica Goldman-Foung’s Sodium Girl’s Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook, … Continue reading

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cold sesame noodles done right

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again — go buy The Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Diana Kuan. Now about cold sesame noodles, I used to have them at a place back when I was around 21 years old. … Continue reading

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kimchi fried rice, with an egg

I’ve never been one to make Chinese fried rice at home. Sure it’s a good way to use up leftover rice, but it just wasn’t my thing. Then I found out about Korean-style kimchi fried rice. Using a real recipe … Continue reading

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