Rice & Noodles

  • Pineapple Fried Rice

    I had such a blast surprising my bestie Jeannie Mai on her Fox talk show, The Real!  The segment airs Wednesday, May 11th on Fox.  Check local listings for your city here.  We made her fave dish, Pineapple Fried Rice.  A recipe from my new cookbook, “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes From My Mother’s … Read More

  • Sesame Peanut Noodles

    This Chinese Take-out favorite is so delicious and easy to make and because you can serve it room temperature or chilled it’s a great potluck dish or fantastic to make in advance when entertaining. My friend Erika said she used to order it three times a week when she lived in NYC her in 20s. … Read More

  • Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice

    Although this Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice recipe isn’t really fried “rice” it is prepared just like authentic Chinese fried rice but instead of rice I’m using quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). If you didn’t already know, quinoa is truly a super food.  Not only is it low in calories it is a complete protein, meaning it contains … Read More

  • Gochujang Noodle Bowl

    Gochu..what??  Gochujang is a Korean red chili paste made from chilis, fermented soy beans, salt and sticky rice.  It’s been around for centuries and is taking the culinary world by storm.  Experts say it’s going to be the next Srircha.  It’s got a sweet smoky heat that adds an earthy richness to almost anything you … Read More

  • Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) Recipe

    Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) Recipe October 6th is National Noodle Day so use your noodle and whip up this delicious and easy Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) recipe!  Chap Chae is a popular Korean noodle dish which is delicately seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, sugar, sesame oil and scallions and is oh, so flavorful.  You can … Read More

  • Singapore Curry Noodles

    We all know that French Fries weren’t invented in France and similarly Singapore Curry Noodles weren’t invented in Singapore (or so I’ve been told)!  These earthy noodles are a Cantonese creation found all over Hong Kong in night market stalls and it’s a mystery as to how this dish was given its name.   Whatever the … Read More

  • Kimchi Fried Rice

    Couldn’t resist re-posting this beauty after noshing on Kimchee Fried Rice at Chibuscus Asian Cafe yesterday after my Hello Kitty Smart Car wouldn’t start.  Luckily, I was stranded near a mini-mall in Hollywood where this yummy Asian fusion cafe is located.  Their take on this dish inspired to me to adapt mine a bit with … Read More

  • Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

    Wondering what to serve for your Grammy party?  Make your guests sing with this  easy and delicious recipe for Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles.   This is a great recipe for entertaining because you can make it in advance and stick the noodles in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.  Plus, they’re vegetarian so you can … Read More

  • Chinese Peanut Noodles with Turkey

    I love Turkey ala King and Turkey Soup as much as anyone else, but why not shake things up with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey this year with this Chinese Peanut Noodles with Turkey recipe? It’s super easy, super fast and super flavorful and my whole family “gobbles” this up. I don’t know about you, but … Read More

  • Chicken Chow Mein

    Someone just asked me to name my ultimate comfort food. This is a tricky question because I love so many different kinds of foods that give me comfort (wait, is chocolate a food?) but my hands down favorite comfort food is a steaming bowl of Cantonese Chicken Chow Mein. My late mother used to make … Read More