Matcha Macarons Recipe

how to make japanese green tea matcha macarons

Japanese Green Tea (Matcha) Macarons – a recipe for these delicious, light, and crunchy sweet treats that perfectly blend Western technique with Eastern flavors.

how to make sweet cold chilled noodles

Sweet Cinnamon Cold Noodle Dessert

Last week’s Szechuan spicy cold noodle was such a big hit. I received a number of emails from some of you and I truly appreciate your support to this recipe oasis of mine. Since a...

how to make sichuan spicy cold noodle

Szechuan (Sichuan) Spicy Cold Noodles 四川涼面

If you have been following this blog or my social media, you know my obsession with noodles is pretty well documented. Not to exaggerate, I can take a bowl of delicious noodles at any...

how to make red bean sticky rice dumpling zongzi recipe

Easy Red Bean Sticky Rice Dumpling | Zongzi 粽子

Are you skilled in wrapping gift boxes or tying knots? You may also have what it takes to make these bamboo leave covered sticky rice (glutinous rice) dumplings aka Zongzi 粽子, a beautiful and...

Chinese chicken herbal soup (root+spring review)

Chinese Herbal Chicken Soup (Recipe + Product Review) 藥膳雞湯

This delicious and healthy Chinese herbal chicken soup not only warms your heart but also heals your body and soul. On a recent Friday afternoon, it became clear to me that my constant fatigue and mild headache that had been...

how to stir fry shredded potato strips vinegar flavor recipe

Chinese Stir-Fried Shredded Potatoes 醋溜土豆絲

Serious question – do you consider potato a vegetable or a starch food? As I was preparing for today’s recipe, I just couldn’t stop thinking about this question. And, depending on the answer of...

Osaka Food and Tour on Modest Budget – Part 2

In summer 2016, Mrs. Yi Reservation and I spent 9 days in japan touring Tokyo and Osaka/Kyoto/Nara (aka Kansai region). Our goal of this trip was to travel and eat well in Japan on...