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.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When I travel to Việt Nam, the number one highlight for me is not even seeing family — it’s being able to sample dishes and food that I cannot get here in Seattle. And that’s not a knock on my family members — I love them. It’s more to […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Bellevue’s Fog Rose Ice Cream Boutique is the closest one can come to eating fresh churned ice cream. That is because each flavor is spun with liquid nitrogen, becoming ice cream only upon customer request. Customers choose a flavor of their choice and pick from a range of toppings […]
By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — After spending more than three decades cooking in an unassuming outdoor kitchen, a wok-wielding, goggles-wearing Thai chef has been propelled to international culinary stardom by having her restaurant awarded a Michelin star. Supinya Jansuta, better known as “Jay Fai,” is among 17 Bangkok-based chefs whose venues received […]
By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press With the coming new year means the popular resolution to improve one’s health. And eating healthy doesn’t mean there isn’t room for occasional treats like Chinese takeout or a drive-thru for our favorite one-of-a-kind cheeseburger. As long as we keep these kinds of meals reserved for true cravings, not convenience, […]
By SARA MOULTON Associated Press Who doesn’t love an egg roll? For generations it’s been Chinese cuisine’s No. 1 hit in America. And why not? They’re ubiquitous, they’re fried, they’re delicious, and you can eat them with your hands. Unfortunately, egg rolls are restaurant food. Making them at home can seem too daunting. First, there’s […]
By SHERRY ZHENG Associated Press FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures with their mysterious migrations become increasingly endangered. Soaring demand for Japanese eel, or Anguilla japonica, helped put the creatures on the International Union […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The holidays have usually been a time where people reflect on their year, give thanks for those who have impacted their lives, and gather together over a delicious, hot meal with loved ones. We asked a few Asian American chefs in Seattle what some of their favorite Asian-inspired holiday […]