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Asian

  • Mushroom Udon Noodle Bowl

    Topping the list of the most satisfying meals, a big steaming bowl of noodles in broth nurtures body and soul. Though many noodle soups rely on long-simmered meat stock, this vegetarian broth is quickly…

  • Asian Red Cabbage and Walnut Salad

    Asian Red Cabbage and Walnut Salad Mound the slaw in a bowl or on a platter. It looks nice if you press it into a bowl then reverse it onto a platter.…

  • Coconut Curry Chicken Noodle Soup

    This sweet, spicy and fragrant chicken soup, called curry mee, is a happy contrast of hot broth, springy noodles and a madness of garnishes. Coconut milk has a particular weighty creaminess, called lemak, that…

  • Miso Chicken

    Making a compound of unsalted butter and the salty, fungal deliciousness of Japanese miso paste is a surefire way of adding immense flavor to a simple weeknight meal. Here the mixture is spread over…

  • Clean Eating: Soba Noodles with Asian Pesto

    The pesto is adapted from a favorite Ming Tsai recipe – it skips the garlic and cheese, adds jalapeno and ginger, and complements the basil with cilantro and mint. It’s a little bit sweet…

  • Korean Gochujang Wings

    These wings are another example of classic stadium finger food given a healthier and more refined twist. Marinated in an exciting, Korean-inspired sauce, then baked instead of fried, they’re a bit more gourmet than…

  • Peach and Avocado Summer Rolls

    For this post, I’m sticking to a recipe that I didn’t feel the need to adapt in the slightest – these beautiful, refreshing Peach and Avocado Summer Rolls. These summer rolls are packed with…

  • Sesame Chicken Bowl

    My shelf in the fridge is kind of a disaster right now. There’s leftover tamarind and palm sugar from three batches of Pad Thai, dark mushroom soy sauce and Chinese broccoli from Gong Bao…

  • Pad Thai: Taste Test

    Tonight, I made three different Pad Thai recipes. But I had an important goal! And that was to find the best Pad Thai recipe out there, because I love Pad Thai, and I would…

  • Gong Bao Chicken with Peanuts

    I’ve always been a bit of a bookworm. When I was at the height of my reading-frenzy, which was probably 4th or 5th grade, I used to keep lists of every book I read…

  • Japanese homemade ramen

    In this case, I started with the homemade ramen. Ramen is a food so steeped in mystique and tradition, I was curious to see how it would turn out at home. The…