collage of 4 photos: upper left 3 har gow in a steamer basket; upper right kung pao chicken in a bowl with white rice; lower left sesame noodles; lower right scallion pancakes

Chinese New Year—35+ Best Recipes

Chinese New Year is my kind of holiday—parading dragons, fireworks, and food (lots of food!). The dragons and fireworks are meant to scare off evil spirits and auspicious foods portend … Read more

low angle shot of the dish with the sauce and limes in the background

Thai Fish Cakes or Tod Mun Pla

Thai Fish Cakes or Tod Mun Pla are loaded with the flavors of lemongrass, cilantro, and hot chilies. This recipe uses Thai curry paste, which provides layers of flavor without … Read more

Overhead shot of two bowls of chicken broth with kreplach and carrot slices. They are garnished with dill. There is a blue and white napkin on the side with two soup spoons on top.

Easy Kreplach Recipe with Beef Filling

Kreplach are tender dumplings plump with meat or vegetable fillings and served either in broth or fried with applesauce or sour cream (for the vegetarian versions!) for dipping. This recipe … Read more

Overhead shot of palak paneer in a metal bowl on a gray stone counter. Next to the bowl of paneer, there is a bunch of cilantro and two pieces of naan bread

Easy Palak Paneer Recipe

This palak paneer recipe is easy and it is one of my favorite vegetarian meals. The Indian cheese paneer is simmered in a sauce of fresh spinach, curry spices, and … Read more

singapore rice noodles on a table in a restaurant with lots of other dishes. Two hands can be seen lifting noodles with chopsticks.

Easy One-Skillet Singapore Rice Noodles

Singapore rice noodles are one of my family’s favorite Chinese takeout dishes. These rice noodles get their distinctive flavor from curry powder. Slices of Char Siu or Chinese Roast Pork, … Read more