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...
Chicken with Soupy Rice

Chicken with Soupy Rice

No, it’s not a mistake…this is a breakfast recipe. On a cold weekend (or any day I have the time to spend an hour on breakfast) morning, it’s wonderfully hearty and soothing. I suppose you could eat this any time of day though – in fact I...
Gochujang Spiced Fish with Congee

Gochujang Spiced Fish with Congee

Dim sum is my husband’s favorite version of brunch, and possibly the best way to recover from a long night out. When we were first dating, he took me to a place in Chinatown without one English word on the menu. I’m a bit of a control freak when it comes to food, but...