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We're a family of 4 living between the US & China. When we're not packing or unpacking suitcases, we're sharing our culinary exploits and travels w/ each other here!

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Member Since: Apr 11, 2014


Last Posted Recipe: Jun 3, 2015

Huevos Rancheros Nachos w/ Avocado Crema

Nachos for breakfast, anyone? Try these Huevos Rancheros Nachos w/ Avocado Crema!

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Creamy Roasted Choy Sum Pesto pasta

An incredible fresh summer pasta with sweet summer Choy Sum blossoms!

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STIR-FRIED SHRIMP AND EGGS

Stir-fried shrimp and eggs is a common, yet delicious Cantonese dish

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BEEF CHOW HO FUN NOODLES

Make your own Beef Chow Fun noodles at home!

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ROASTED RACK OF LAMB WITH TURKISH SPICES

Roasted Rack of Lamb w/ Apricots and Turkish Spices, Yogurt Sauce, and herbed rice

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PAN FRIED CARROT GINGER PORK BUNS

Chinese Carrot Ginger Pork Buns - make these easy authentic buns at home!

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SPICY BEIJING LAMB SKEWERS

Classic Beijing Street food made at home!

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STEAMED CARROT GINGER PORK BUNS

The sweetness of the carrot, combined with the pork and the ginger is just heavenly. See our bun folding video!

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GARLIC BABY BOK CHOY

Baby bok choy is so quick, easy, and healthy.

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CHICKEN WITH SNOW PEAS

Snow pea pods are a delicious crunchy vegetable. Add Chicken and you've got a great meal!

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MEDITERRANEAN RICE WITH TURKISH SPICES

Mediterranean Rice with Chickpeas, Raisins, and Crispy Onions

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CHINESE BANQUET FRIED RICE

"Banquet" fried rice - our version of the fried rice that gets served as the final course of a 10 course Chinese banquet.

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BRAISED OXTAIL NOODLES

These Braised Oxtails are super tender and the sauce coats the noodles amazingly well!

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QUICK AND EASY BRAISED TOFU (Hongshao Dofu

Tofu has got to be the most awesomely delicious food and essentially takes on whatever flavor you add to it!

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SHANGHAI-STYLE SPRING ROLLS

Shanghai Style Spring Rolls!

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HAWAIIAN SHRIMP FRIED RICE

Pineapple shrimp fried rice!

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MAN TOU

Fluffy steamed buns, or “man tou,” are a staple in the Beijinger’s diet.

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STICKY RICE HASHBROWNS (Ci Fan Gao/粢饭糕)

These ci fan gao, or “sticky rice hash browns,” were a popular street food in Shanghai.

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Xinjiang Spicy Fried Chicken

Expand beyond yangrou chuan (lamb kebabs), and combine the flavors of these spices (along with a few spice ideas of our own) with crispy, juicy fried chicken!

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BBQ LAMB SKEWERS

Lamb Skewers and other amazing street food in the Muslim quarters of Xi'an!

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http://thewoksoflife.com/2014/05/chock-ful

They’re chewy, chock full o’ chocolate chunks, and yield an ever so slightly crunchy edge to contrast with the delectably molten centers!

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GINGER SCALLION SOY STEAMED FISH

Cantonese steamed fish, a dish that can be found on a lot of home dinner tables that’s when not just easy, but Incredible!

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TRIPLE LAYER TRIPLE BERRY CAKE

See this fantabulous Triple Layer Triple Berry Cake with lemon whipped cream, pistachios, and lemon thyme!

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HONEY SRIRACHA CHICKEN WINGS

Honey Sriracha Hot Wings. No joke. Best wings I've ever had, hands down.

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HONG SHAO KAO FU

Hong Shao Kao Fu, (红烧烤麸) is a Shanghainese vegetarian cold appetizer. Kao fu is a form of wheat gluten, often sold dried, that tastes kind of like tofu.

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VEGETABLE FRIED RICE

Easy to make and a healthy choice!

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CORN AND GOAT CHEESE EMPANADAS

Corn and goat cheese empanadas, Flaky, tangy, sweet from the corn, and the perfect answer to the high-on-coffee hipster college student’s empanada cravings or anyone else who just loves an exceptional empanada!

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SPICY INDIAN LAMB CURRY

This one of the best authentic Indian lamb curry dishes Tastes as good as it looks!

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CHINESE PEANUT BRITTLE

A Chinese New Year treat from the old days, representing sweetness and happiness for the coming year. We made two versions: a simple Sesame Peanut Brittle, which had less sugar, and a Sesame Walnut Peanut Brittle, which had more sugar.

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BEEF STEW WITH LEMON GREMOLATA

Beef stew with lemon parsley gremolata - an amazing beef stew with a burst of fresh lemon and herb!

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WARM SALMON SALAD NICOISE

You'll love this “Warm Salmon Salad Niçoise” version of a traditional Niçoise.

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COLDE SESAME NOODLES

Cold Sesame Noodles. Easy to make and delicious!

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ORANGE BEEF

Orange Beef with Broccoli

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Easy Roasted Cauliflower Stir-fry

This Easy Roasted Cauliflower Stir-fry is inspired by a dish that we order at many restaurants around Beijing

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CHINESE TEA EGGS

Tea eggs are basically hard-boiled eggs infused with the flavors of Chinese tea, spices like star anise and cloves, and soy sauce.

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FISH W/ SPICY BEAN SAUCE (Douban Yu)

Douban Yu, or Fish w/ Spicy Bean Sauce. And yes, the sauce is as good as it looks

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