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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->The vegetarian dish known as jai, rhymes with pie, is a popular dish during Chinese New Year. It is also served in monastery dining rooms and at funeral banquets. A large […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Buddha’s Delight (Jai)

    The vegetarian dish known as jai, rhymes with pie, is a popular dish during Chinese New Year. It is also served in monastery dining rooms and at funeral banquets. A large […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->East Meets West in this updated version of a Chinese-American classic.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Braised Oxtail Chinese Style

    East Meets West in this updated version of a Chinese-American classic.

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Red fermented bean curd (南乳) is the key ingredient in this rich and savory dish. Red bean curd is described in more detail in my recipe for Braised Pork Belly […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Braised Pork Belly with Taro

    Red fermented bean curd (南乳) is the key ingredient in this rich and savory dish. Red bean curd is described in more detail in my recipe for Braised Pork Belly […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Taro is a potato-like vegetable that is used in braises (usually with pork, duck or chicken), in the savory taro cake (芋頭糕) that is popular during Chinese New Year, and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    About Taro

    Taro is a potato-like vegetable that is used in braises (usually with pork, duck or chicken), in the savory taro cake (芋頭糕) that is popular during Chinese New Year, and […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->    Conventional cauliflower is grown under controlled conditions to achieve the tight heads that are commonly seen at supermarkets. A process known as blanching uses the plant’s own leaves […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Cauliflower with Pork and Mushrooms

        Conventional cauliflower is grown under controlled conditions to achieve the tight heads that are commonly seen at supermarkets. A process known as blanching uses the plant’s own leaves […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Because the Lunar New Year is the most important holiday on the calendar, Chinese markets are full of snack items to help people celebrate: melon seeds, candied fruit, cakes, candies, and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Neen Goh (Chinese New Year Cake)

    Because the Lunar New Year is the most important holiday on the calendar, Chinese markets are full of snack items to help people celebrate: melon seeds, candied fruit, cakes, candies, and […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Ginseng is a medicinal root found in eastern Asia, North America, and other locations in the Northern Hemisphere. The restorative properties of ginseng root have been known to the Chinese […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Chicken Soup with Ginseng

    Ginseng is a medicinal root found in eastern Asia, North America, and other locations in the Northern Hemisphere. The restorative properties of ginseng root have been known to the Chinese […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->This simple dish was a favorite of mine from my earliest childhood. It makes a excellent one-dish accompaniment to steamed rice. This very tasty dish is prepared by cutting Chinese […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Long Bean Stir Fry

    This simple dish was a favorite of mine from my earliest childhood. It makes a excellent one-dish accompaniment to steamed rice. This very tasty dish is prepared by cutting Chinese […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Fun gor (Chinese: 粉果) originated from the eastern end of Guangdong Province, an area called  Chaozhou 潮州, formerly known in English as Chiu Chow. My mom called them gok zai 角仔 (gok […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (Chiu Chow Fun Gor)

    Fun gor (Chinese: 粉果) originated from the eastern end of Guangdong Province, an area called  Chaozhou 潮州, formerly known in English as Chiu Chow. My mom called them gok zai 角仔 (gok […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->The rich and distinctive flavor of this dish is provided by fermented red bean curd and star anise. These two ingredients, in combination with ginger, garlic, sesame oil, and soy, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
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    Braised Pork Belly and Lotus Root

    The rich and distinctive flavor of this dish is provided by fermented red bean curd and star anise. These two ingredients, in combination with ginger, garlic, sesame oil, and soy, […]

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