Homemade goose fat biscuits topped with sliced Johnston Country Ham and poached eggs
Easter, or any major holiday, is always a feast at home.
Since I have this wonderful ham from Johnston Country Hams, I couldn’t resist starting Easter morning with homemade goose fat biscuits (it’s based mainly from this recipe, [...]
Menu, Interior and tea with edamame served on the side
On a recent Saturday, a friend and I went to Flushing, Queens for grocery shopping. Starving and craving for something different than dim sum, we thought of having Taiwanese food. My friend suggested 101 Taiwanese Cuisine as there’s word around that it’s [...]
Soup dumpling or xiao long bao (小笼包) before cooking and my spread
If you notice around the big wide Web and read a couple of food blogs, you might come across the obsessive chatter of soup dumplings or xiao long bao (小笼包), especially if you live in New York City. These baos [...]
On the morning of Chinese New Year (which was Sunday, February 10th) my family and I carried on the tradition of having dim sum as the first important meal of the new year. We chose Grand Restaurant due to my mom’s curiosity of this place. This restaurant is located in the [...]
Homemade Chinese cured goose leg (臘鹅腿)
About a month or so ago when I had my goose centered Thanksgiving meal, I had leftover beautiful geese legs that I had to wonder, would it be possible to make Chinese cured goose leg (臘鹅腿)? Sure, there are those yellow cured duck legs hanging in [...]
It’s been a hectic week to say the least. The superstorm Hurricane Sandy pummeled through New York City and the tri-state area pretty bad. To save you the details, all I have to say is that my family and I feel fortunate we’re all OK.
To celebrate this feel of [...]
Exterior and Interior of Niu Noodle House
Niu Noodle House in the West Village is a very good spot to fulfill the craving of a hearty bowl of Chinese-style noodles with an assortment of good dim sum during the dinner hours. Their menu is broad in terms of type of Chinese food [...]
Chinese New Year tray of togetherness, chocolates, tangerines; Pistachios from Wonderful Pistachios; Oolong tea and pistachios on the side
Happy Lunar New Year, everyone! 恭喜發財! In Cantonese, Gong Hay Fat Choy! I wish you all much prosperity and happiness in the new year of the Dragon!
One of the most important days [...]
Ching-He Huang with Golden Unicorn’s dim sum chef; Table setting and Menu
Earlier this week, I went to Golden Unicorn Restaurant to meet Ching-He Huang, the newest face on The Cooking Channel, to have dim sum (點心) and her talk about her recently debuted show, Easy Chinese: San Francisco.