Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu

When I started learning about Chinese cooking, the most intimidating part was the ingredients. My husband is Chinese, San Francisco has more than enough Chinese markets, but it’s still a little bit scary – especially when the labels aren’t in...
Crispy Shrimp Cakes

Crispy Shrimp Cakes

Shrimp cakes are one of my favorite dim sum treats. But it’s not always easy to find good ones, so I figured I’d try my hands at it. I’ve made seafood cakes before, but I’ve always gone the more ‘traditional’ route of using eggs and...