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30 Minute Meal Teriyaki salmon over Choy-Sum

30 Minute Meal Teriyaki salmon over Choy-Sum

  The truth about 30-minute meals is preparation you do 30 or even 40 minutes prior to making that meal happens. If you want a starch with the protein and vegetable you need to take the time to make the rice or potatoes. Another truth […]

Knife Skills Safety Tips

Knife Skills Safety Tips

Everybody knows knife skills are fun to learn. However, did you also know that knife skills also means safety and precise cutting methods means best cooking results? As much as it is fun to cut, it is not fun to cut yourself. A lot of […]

How to make Pizza Dough and pizza sauce

How to make Pizza Dough and pizza sauce

Yes, an Asian American Momma can make Italian pizza why not? I’ve been making pizza for the last five to six years since I graduated from culinary school. I love making bread so making pizza was a natural progression of things to come.  Fresh homemade […]

Korean Scallion and Chive PaJeon

Korean Scallion and Chive PaJeon

    Pajeon is a popular Korean ban chan that is a pancake. Easy to make and I like a thin crisp pajeon. If you like a thicker pajeon texture, just add more flour to the mixture and less water. I like to use seltzer […]

Korean Fish Cakes, simple recipe

Korean Fish Cakes, simple recipe

Korean fish cakes are one of my favorite banchan (side dish) of the Korean cuisine world.  Easy to make and you can eat it cold or hot anytime. This recipe is for a small bag of fish cakes. You can double the ingredients, if you […]

How to Make Chinese Broccoli ( Gai-Lan)

How to Make Chinese Broccoli ( Gai-Lan)

  It’s a new year means, it’s a new you!  At the start of this year, I craved the simple things in life like Chinese broccoli, also known as Gai-Lan. It’s a healthy leafy green.  Last night I made it with a simple steaming and […]

Pro Baking Tips that will help!

Pro Baking Tips that will help!

  Pro baking tips that we all could use in the kitchen.  The holidays are upon us, 2017 is coming to an end!  Let’s make life easier in the kitchen, by following some pro kitchen tips. All chefs have a basic discipline for baking and […]

Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

It’s that time of year again where we make pumpkin everything. For me, I like to make two kinds of pumpkin treats, pumpkin pie and pumpkin cake. It’s a simple recipe to follow, as this recipe is interchangeable with carrot cake. I love King Arthur […]

Chinese Clay Pot Cooking

Chinese Clay Pot Cooking

  Chinese version of a casserole dish is cooked in a traditional clay pot. We have cooked rice underneath the topping. Everything is cooked separately and then combined together to cook again for another 20 minutes to immerse the rice with the topping. You can […]

The Art of Making Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Art of Making Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies were not my favorite cookie growing up. Partly, because I didn’t like “Chip Ahoy chocolate chip cookies,” because they are hard and dry. There are people who love a crispy dry chocolate chip cookie, but not me. I am a fan of […]