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Mom’s Special Vegan Dumplings | 家傳純素水餃

Mom’s Special Vegan Dumplings | 家傳純素水餃

Chinese new year is almost here and in my family we have the tradition of eating vegan dumplings when the clock strikes 12 on new years day. My mom is known for her special homemade vegan dumplings. It’s filled with lots of veggies, and she […]

Homemade Yuba Tofu Skin | 簡單自製豆皮

Homemade Yuba Tofu Skin | 簡單自製豆皮

Tofu skin is a great alternative to the same old tofu. It’s got a firm but soft texture unlike the spongy tofu. It’s sweeter, more flavorful, and concentrated. Serve with a little soy sauce and it becomes a easy and tasty side dish. Making tofu […]

Easy Homemade Soy Milk | 簡單自製豆漿

Easy Homemade Soy Milk | 簡單自製豆漿

Soy milk making is as easy as soy bean and water. Some soaking, a bit of boiling and the result is sweet, thick and flavorful. The best part is that it’s cheap to make and you get to pick your own beans and it’ll have […]

Glutinous Rice Ball from Scratch (Tang Yuan) | 自製糯米漿湯圓

Glutinous Rice Ball from Scratch (Tang Yuan) | 自製糯米漿湯圓

Glutinous rice ball, also known as 湯圓 (tang1yuan2), is a delicious soft mochi type of dessert (or savory meal) originated in China. This recipe takes you back to the basics, starting from scratch with the most basic ingredient- glutinous rice, also called sticky rice. 湯圓(Tangyuan) […]

Crunchy Potato Stir-fry with Vinegar | 醋溜土豆絲

Crunchy Potato Stir-fry with Vinegar | 醋溜土豆絲

Potato stir-fry with vinegar is a very special dish- the crunchy potato strips combined with the sour, almost overpowering vinegar packed with a little heat and topped with freshly grounded Szechuan pepper to give it a little extra kick. It’s a delicious side dish that […]

Spinach Stir-fry with Garlic | 蒜炒菠菜

Spinach Stir-fry with Garlic | 蒜炒菠菜

Garlic stir-fried veggie is the basic of the basic in Taiwanese/Chinese cooking. Sweet, tender spinach with pungent, flavorful garlic that fills the air with aroma in under ten minutes. In the season that lacks green veggies at the farmers market, there was some gorgeous spinach […]

Simple Kohlrabi Tossed Salad | 涼拌大頭菜

Simple Kohlrabi Tossed Salad | 涼拌大頭菜

Sweet, spicy, sour, crunchy and the air is filled with the scent of sesame oil and garlic. This dish is sure to freshen up any heavy meal. Kohlrabi is one of those rare and delicious veggie that’s found at Rochester Downtown Farmers Market during the […]

Easy Dumpling Wrapper | 簡單水餃皮

Easy Dumpling Wrapper | 簡單水餃皮

Here’s a recipe for those who wants to make some delicious dumplings from scratch but don’t know where to get dumpling wrapper(or too lazy to walk out the door because it’s too cold out<-ME). Just like the simple noodles, all you need is 3 ingredients […]