When it comes to deciphering the language of greens, use a delicious basic dressing like this easy miso-mustard recipe that tastes great on every kind of lettuce or vegetable. Try it on grilled veggies or tofu as well.
Sometimes it doesn't matter if a dish is culturally authentic as long as it tastes good. Rather than hunting for sesame paste at the Asian market, use peanut butter and ingredients you're likely to have at home.
Whether you're gluten-free or just experimenting in the kitchen, almond meal is a great flour substitute. These simple cookies are flexible, stick with just three ingredients for a quick bake, or jazz them up with a few extras.
A successful bento box should be visually appealing and have a mix of protein, grains, fruits and veggies, plus a little something sweet. Try these matcha mochi cupcakes for a fun treat!
Kaya is a curd-like coconut jam often served as a toasted sandwich for breakfast. Adapting a Martha Stewart recipe for lemon curd brings a taste of Singapore home.
A rice cooker isn't the only way to cook a perfect pot of rice. Here are three ways, two for the stove top and one for the microwave, that will work just as well.
Green beans combined with the salty sweet taste of preserved radish will have even your children asking for seconds.
Rice pudding during the summer might seem crazy, but what's better than mocha rice pudding during a summer thunderstorm? Malagkit rice is the preferred rice for this recipe, but Japanese sushi rice or any short grain rice will do.
Top soba noodles with sesame paste and your protein of choice for a simple summer lunch.
Simple and flavorful poached chicken has many uses. Nestle it between bread for a sandwich, on top of a mixed green salad, or use it to make a chicken salad for a picnic.
Ditch the wok this summer and try a rice salad tossed with fresh raw veggies. With just one pot of rice and a quick vinaigrette you can have a light lunch, a quick side, or a vegetarian dinner.
Making your own breadcrumbs is both easy and thrifty, and doesn't have the added preservatives found in store-bought breadcrumbs.
Making Vietnamese spring rolls at home is easier than you might think. With a little practice rice paper, shrimp, pork shoulder, and veggies roll right up and become a delicious snack or side.
Ann Mah's novel, 'Kitchen Chinese: A Novel About Food, Family and Finding Yourself' celebrates life changes, Chinese culture, and most importantly, regional Chinese dishes. This special blog post contains an interview with the author, and one of her favorite recipes.
The only ingredients are Epsom salt and soy milk. The only equipment you'll need is a stainless steel pot, a couple of wooden spoons, and a piece of cheesecloth.
Fried rice is a favorite Asian staple, but did you know it works best with cold leftover rice? Here are some helpful hints for making this crowd-pleasing meal at home.
Order this dish at a Chinese take-out place and it may be a greasy, battered mess. But with a nice butt or shoulder cut of pork, simple ingredients, and a light sauce, sweet-and-sour pork gets a homemade makeover.
Chop and sauté glossy purple eggplant, then toss it with a bright, spicy tomato-red pepper sauce. The dish is versatile; serve it over rice or stir the sauce into potato salad for a meat-free dinner.
Even with a chill in the air, tomatoes are ripening on the vine in the garden.