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Chinese New Year is celebrated with festive dishes that symbolize good luck, prosperity, abundance and peace. Here are 4 traditional dishes.
Loofah, Ridge Gourd. A sponge. A vegetable.
Tips + basic recipe.
You get huge packs of kimchi and even Singapore curry. That's Costco in Taiwan where food rules...and masses of people too!
White bittergourd - also known as hybrid white pearl. But this pearl is bitter. Tips to reduce bitterness + recipes.
Okonomiyaki and Monjayaki - Japanese savory pancakes, where Okonomi means "as you like".
Cod Fish Rolls with Asian Pear Strips- extremely easy to prepare; so light, and satisfying to the palates.
Too late to make these for this Christmas ? No worries, there's still New Year, next Christmas, next New Year, next something. You don't have to give an excuse to try these.
Irresistable are these bell-shaped Japanese pancakes...with the aroma from buttery cream custard smell-like-vanilla filling.
Your 2008 New Year resolution is to eat healthy and nutritious. Here are 10 one-dish meal recipes that are quick and easy, healthy and nutritious.
Vanilla Ice-Cream with Deep-Fried Spaghetti Sticks.
In this Taiwan grill eatery, even the dessert takes much pride when its grilled meat takes centerstage.
Boiled Amaranth with Whitebait.
What heaps of tiny fishes.
Cod in Dark Soy and Ginger. Traditional Chinese-style sauce of dark soy and ginger - simple but elegant.
Sweet Wontons filled with Creamy Banana and Peanut Butter- an eruption of wonton-ful surprises.
Prawn Balls on Deep Fried Basil - a sure crowd pleaser and a surprise delight treat for the next few months of parties and feastings.
Hidden in the name "Dark Tofu" is actually congealed duck blood, also known as duck blood jellies or puddings.
Minced Pork Soba with Wontons - named by Maths; Wonton-ful Porky Sompa - named by flowery language and quirky imagination.
Green jewels that make noodles wonton-ful!
The Good vs Evil of Basil.
With Black Pepper Basil Beef - simple ingredients yet full of flavor and fragrance - that's a symbol of love.
As fresh as it gets - to pick your own mushrooms and cook them on the same day!
Savory egg custard. Essential tips to make it smooth and silky.
Tip#1 for perfect succulent moist juicy chicken in Hainese chicken rice - Never allow the chicken to come to a boil.
So much hard work in these suncakes that give them their distinctive characteristics.
KAYA - also known as egg jam, or coconut jam. An high-cholesterol-infused jam.
Simplicity rules! Broccolini with Streaky Sauce and Golden Shallots. Absolutely gourmet.
Remember to make this fried potato cutlets (a popular Indonesian snack known as Begedil) the next time you buy that bag of potatoes.
Award winning tradition in Hobees, California. Thank you to their Blueberry Coffee Cake.
How many varieties of pepper jellies can you come up with ? A food gift idea for the holiday season.
America's first, and maybe just about the only cider pub is Ace-in-the-Hole at Sebastopol, California.
Fuss-free way of making half-boiled eggs. This "hourglass" concept is clever.
Savory bread roll freshly baked with green onions toppings and stuffed with fillings of cotton-wool textured pork floss. A fluffy tasty treat.
Eggless tiramisu - eggless because I'm just too afraid to lose it.
Not your usual stir-fries and salads, steaming whole leaves of napa cabbage is a famous dish in Shanghai now made possible at home with that drizzles of oyster sauce.
What's in this deep-fried wonton that is addictive? Or are all deep-fried bites addictive? You decide.
A bacon-mini tower to last me all meals of the day