pearl-balls

How to make: Pearl balls

If you've never seen nor heard of pearl balls, they are meat balls rolled in soaked glutinous rice and steamed until the rice grains puff and create a sticky crust. Pearl … [Read more...]

How to make taro puffs

How to cook: Taro puffs

If you're as much of a dim sum lover as I am, you must have tried just about every item on the dim sum cart. And you must have tried taro puffs at least once. Me? I rarely … [Read more...]

Wonton soup

How to cook: Wonton soup

Wontons require some effort to prepare at home but with practice, the preparation becomes easier the next time. We had this delicious wonton soup for lunch today and, despite … [Read more...]

Ma Po tofu

How to cook: Ma Po tofu

Spicy, salty, a bit pungent with a heady aroma, this classic and very popular Chinese dish from the Sichuan (Szechuan) province is a favorite with my family because it is both … [Read more...]