Dumpling parties make festive gatherings even more fun. These pork-filled fried wontons will be hard to resist while they cool.
Celebrate Chinese New Year on Feb. 8, 2016, with a dumpling party. Have each of your guests roll their favorite fillings to satisfy a range of food preferences. Start with these tofu, spinach, and fennel wontons for your vegan friends.
Not many will openly admit they don't care for traditional Thanksgiving turkey. But there are many cuisine alternatives to choose from. This Asian twist on the poultry centerpiece will make the holiday feel new.
These coconut laddus, a kind of truffle, is one of many sweets that are used to celebrate Diwali, a celebration recognized by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and some Buddhists, of good over evil.
Nutella is delicious straight from the jar but as a cheesecake it is a doubly creamy rich dessert.
Cooking an easy dinner can be an Earth-friendly exercise and delicious, too. Here are some tips for reducing food waste during meal prep.
A no-fuss vegetarian meal, kimchi fried rice is a great way to use up kimchi that has gotten too sour to eat plain.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with dumplings. This recipe makes a nice template for sweet potato or winter squash filling flavored with Asian sauces and spices.
Hamburger patties sans buns are now very popular with the low-carb/gluten-free set but the Japanese may have been the geniuses who thought of it first with their wafu hamburger.
Convents and monasteries in 19th-century Portugal used large quantities of egg whites for starching nuns’ habits and monks’ cassocks and the leftover egg yolks were turned into cakes and pastries, such as Lisbon's world famous pastéis de natas.
Feeling burned out on cooking? Try this quick meal made with a few eclectic ingredients that work surprisingly well together.
Lemongrass confetti and pandan extract (similar to vanilla extract) infuse these simple sugar cookies with unique flavors. Decorate them with colorful sprinkles or other favorite toppings.
A tangle of fried noodles and a squeeze of lime liven up this dinner party dish, creating a tasty mélange of sweet, sour, salty flavors and lovely contrasting textures.
Use these clever meatballs in spaghetti sauce for an everyday dinner, or tossed with a sweet and spicy tamarind sauce for a party appetizer. Your family or guests will never guess they're half tofu!
Food is a powerful thing, and a certain dish can spark memories from years ago. This mango salad recipe from Vietnam works great as an appetizer or light side.
Black sesame seeds, almost akin to dark chocolate or French roast coffee, have a toastier, nuttier flavor than white sesame seeds and are a favorite in Asian desserts.
There's still time to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Stuff egg rolls with a chicken and veggie filling, and deep fry them for crispy treat to dip in a sweet and sour sauce.
In Chineses households it's believed that eating these sweet cookies will bring good fortune as well as sweetness in the upcoming year. Celebrate the Year of Snake with a batch of homemade pineapple tarts.