Blog Archives for category Recipes

three cup chicken

Three Cup Chicken/三杯雞 (Sān Bēi Jī)

I’m not Taiwanese, but I would venture to guess that this is probably the most famous export out of Taiwan–other… Continue reading »

pineapple fried cauliflower rice

Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice

I’d like to interrupt my Sichuan fest for something a little sweeter (and a lot healthier, to be sure). But first, some… Continue reading »

sichuan mapo tofu

Sichuan-style Mapo Tofu/麻婆豆腐 (Má Pó Dòu Fu)

This is my second in a series of Sichuan recipes–yes, I’m obsessed–and it’s a dish I’ve actually posted on here… Continue reading »

kung pao chicken

Kung Pao Chicken / 宮保雞丁 (Gōng Bǎo Jī Dīng)

I am in love with Sichuan food, and I don’t care who knows it! Actually, I’m pretty sure anyone who… Continue reading »

spinach artichoke hummus

Spinach Artichoke Hummus

Prepare yourself… a million variations on hummus flavors are coming. I mentioned when I made the Roasted Red Pepper Hummus… Continue reading »

spicy chicken kebabs

Spicy Chicken Kebabs

In the past, I’ve been more than happy to pass the grilling responsibilities onto James. I figure that I do… Continue reading »

roasted red pepper hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

  I don’t know when it started, but somewhere in the last two years, hummus became a staple in our… Continue reading »

taiwanese cucumber salad

Taiwanese Cold Cucumber Salad (涼拌黃瓜)

涼拌黃瓜 (liáng bàn huáng guā), or cucumber salad, is a very common appetizer at many Taiwanese restaurants and is a… Continue reading »

kale fruit shake

Kale Fruit Shake

  Just look at how… how green that shake is. Yum…? Did I do a good job of guessing your initial… Continue reading »

strawberry rhubarb bars 2

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars

April has been the craziest month–no lie. With all of the traveling I’ve been doing recently, it’s been hard to… Continue reading »