Mapo Tofu

About This Recipe: Mapo tofu is one of my favorite Chinese dishes that is quite easy to make at home. This is a great dish to make for people who don’t normally love tofu, because there is so much flavor from the pork and sauce, that the tofu is definitely not bland. You can adjust … More Mapo Tofu

Cashew Chicken

About This Recipe: Chinese cashew chicken is basically a simple chicken and vegetable stir fry, but with roasted cashews on top. It’s super simple to make at home, and the marinade/sauce is a very typical base for many Chinese sauces. Most restaurants use chicken breast in these types of dishes, but I find chicken thighs … More Cashew Chicken

Chinese Fried Rice

About This Recipe: Towards the end of the week, I found myself with a lot of random little leftovers. Growing up in a Chinese household, fried rice was the go to meal to make with any leftover rice and miscellaneous scraps. It is the ultimate Chinese comfort food that I often crave. You could really … More Chinese Fried Rice

Veggie Lo Mein

About This Recipe: Veggie lo mein is a must have if you are ordering Chinese takeout, and it is a comforting main course or side dish to accompany your General Tso’s chicken. However, often times veggie lo mein can be extremely oily and make me feel sluggish afterwards. Once you see how easy and quick … More Veggie Lo Mein

Scallion Pancakes

About This Recipe: I absolutely love scallions (and carbs,) so scallion pancakes are one of my favorite Chinese appetizers. They come in different varieties- some are more doughy and soft, and others are super thin and crispy. I make mine in the middle- the pancakes have a crispy exterior, but are still soft and pillowy … More Scallion Pancakes