Har Gow

I’ve been jonesing for Shrimp Har Gow (otherwise known as crystal shrimp dumplings) lately.  If you’ve every been to dim sum then you know about these delicate flavor bombs encased in a translucent dough made with wheat starch and tapioca starch (which you can find on-line and at Asian markets).  Shrimp Har Gow take a … Read More

Hi! I’m Katie Chin, an Asian food expert, cookbook author, tv personality, blogger and working mom. I know what it takes to get dinner on the table in a busy household and I specialize in creating everyday Asian recipes for real people on real schedules and budgets.

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Gung Hay Fat Choy!! Welcome to the Year of the Monkey! I was so lucky to be asked by Cost Plus World Market to create a series of videos and design a fun and festive tablescape for the Lunar New Year. Please take a look at my videos for Potstickers, Long Life Noodles with Chicken and the Mandarin Mule – a gingery and bubbly Lunar New Year cocktail.