Peking duck, Chinese-style steak, and Vietnamese sugarcane shrimp may be your best bet on Christmas Day as most restaurants will be closed. But not in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID).
In London, Wong Wai-yi misses the taste of home. A year ago, the 31-year-old musician was in Hong Kong, earning a good living composing for TV and movies and teaching piano.
From sticky rice to delicious desserts, Northwest Asian Weekly staff members shared what they and their family like to eat during the holidays.
Coffee, butter, roasting and beef are all French legacies, even if the coffee comes loaded with sweetened condensed milk and the beef is stir-fried with soy and fish sauces.
In a packed home kitchen, the sounds of sizzling pajeon (scallion pancake) and the smell of doenjang jjigae (soybean paste stew) fill the house.
Countries’ foods are also windows on their souls.
By CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Across Southeast Asia, sidewalk hawkers offer sizzling meat skewers bathed in the smoky aroma of smoldering wood coals and a seemingly endless combination of savory sauces. In Thailand, they might be pork slathered in coconut cream, or in Singapore, they could be charred chicken smothered in spicy peanut […]
This Year of the Ox, around Spring Festival, my father would have been 100 years old. Beer or whiskey.
By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press For every home cook happily tossing together a stir fry at home, there are a dozen would-be stir fryers wanting to make chicken-broccoli-sugar-snap-pea stir fry, and then sheepishly reaching for the takeout menu. Stir-fry technique has many people intimidated. But if you can slice and stir, you can stir fry. […]
As a nutritionist at International Community Health Services (ICHS), a nonprofit health center, I see first-hand how a healthy diet can help avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication for many chronic conditions, including high blood pressure.