Simple and Healthy Chicken Soup with Lots of Fresh Veggies.

Simple and Healthy Chicken Soup with Lots of Fresh Veggies.

This chicken soup is basically called “ABC soup” because it’s easy to make and generally every countries have their own version of it.  Countries in Latin America called this “soupa de gallo,” in Chinese we called it Ji Tang(鸡汤), the ingredients are different but what I am trying to emphasized in this video is the use of fresh, local, organic vegetables to make this soup.  Using seasonal and local vegetables not only give you more nutrients but Read More >>>

Green Onion Pancake (Scallion Pancake)

Green Onion Pancake (Scallion Pancake)

Green Onion Pancake is a traditional Chinese snack made by forming had dough and rolling it out in such a way that it creates a series of layers with oil or lard and green onions spread in between.  Once the green onion pancake is rolled out into a flat disc, it is pan fried in oil until it has cooked through and become crisp on the outside.

There are generally two types of green onion pancake, the thick and fluffy pancake and the thin crispy pancake.  The thick pancake is bigger and has a soft chewy ===>Read More

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce (鱼香茄子) Semi-Authentic

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce (鱼香茄子) Semi-Authentic

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce or “fish fragrant eggplant” (yuxiang qiezi) is a well known Sichuan dish that has spread worldwide.  However many variations arises as it reaches different cultures.

In most cases, restaurant make this dish by deep frying the eggplants as this is the traditional way of making it.  By deep frying the eggplants, it makes the eggplant soft and tasty but it also make it very oily as eggplant soaks up oil like sponge, thus unhealthy.   Therefore, a lot of people making this dish at home ===>Read More