Today let’s learn to cook youtiao! Youtiao (said yo-tee-ow) are also called Chinese doughnuts or fried breadsticks. The ingredients are fairly simple—flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt, and water—but the process is quite time consuming. It can take up to 9 hours. But regardless, the results are priceless.
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What comes to your mind when I say fried chicken? Fried chicken has always been one of my favorite comfort foods. I know what you are thinking, looking at my size, you probably don’t believe me. But what can I say? It’s true! Fried chicken has accompanied me through many
Pad Thai: A Popular but Forgotten Dish!
So, I am Chinese born, live in the US, but would you believe it, my first language was Thai? I am sure you are asking the question, “Well how did that happen?”
The story goes, that after being born in China, I moved to Thailand—at
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What first comes to your mind when I say Valentine’s Day? Some people automatically associate Valentine’s Day with pink and red roses and hearts, cupids, and lovebirds. My brain automatically conjures images of chocolates–I love those heavenly goodies, so rich, luscious, and silky.
Today I’m going to meet up with chef