DAI CHILE-FISH SOUP WITH FLAVORED OIL

DAI CHILE-FISH SOUP WITH FLAVORED OIL

Dai is a village in southern Yunnan, China. The villagers often have small ponds at the back of their house to raise fishes. They often use these fresh fishes to prepare fish dishes....

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LISU GRILLED SPICE-RUBBED PORK

LISU GRILLED SPICE-RUBBED PORK

This Lisu spice-rubbed roast pork is another recipe I tried from Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. They shared that Lisu is a cultural groups who live in...

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DONG CHICKEN HOT POT

DONG CHICKEN HOT POT

Dong chicken hot pot gets its name from the Dong village of Zhaoxing, in eastern Guizhou, China. As shared in the Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, it...

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NOODLE SOUP WITH FISH BALLS

NOODLE SOUP WITH HOME-MADE FISH BALLS

Fish balls are very common food in Southeast Asia and other part of Asia, such as China and Hong Kong. I grew up eating lots of fish balls. To me, it’s like the...

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DELECTABLE DEEP-FRIED PORK

DELECTABLE DEEP-FRIED PORK

This delectable deep-fried pork recipe from Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid is a dish served in the town of Chong’an at Guizhou, China at funeral ceremony. The...

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TRIBAL PEPPER-SALT

TRIBAL PEPPER-SALT

I truly enjoyed this simple tribal pepper-salt mixture adopted from Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. I specifically prepared it as condiments for the delectable deep-fried pork dish....

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CHICKEN PULAU WITH PUMPKIN

CHICKEN PULAU WITH PUMPKIN

Chicken pulau with pumpkin is a dish of celebration in the oases of western China. This dish is special to the Uighur people who also share this dish with their close cousins the...

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LHASA EGG NOODLE SHELLS

LHASA EGG NOODLE SHELLS

After making the Kazakh Noodles with Laghman sauce, I decided to go ahead and also made another different shape of noodle – Lhasa egg noodle shells. Lhasa is the administrative capital of the...

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KAZAKH NOODLES WITH LAGHMAN SAUCE

KAZAKH NOODLES WITH LAGHMAN SAUCE

I think it was about 13 years ago when I first had my orientation as a freshman at college in Oklahoma. I remember I went to the school cafeteria with newly-made friends from...

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TSAMPA SOUP/TSAM-THUK

TSAMPA SOUP/TSAM-THUK

I love soup or stew dishes in this arctic-like weather. Tsampa soup was the first thing I saw after the Tibetan bone broth and I just had to make this. This soup can...

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TSAMPA

TSAMPA

Barley is all over Tibetan-inhabited landscapes and it has became the staple in Tibet instead of rice. Barley can survive the short growing season, cold winters, and relatively dry summers of Tibet. According...

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TIBETAN BONE BROTH

TIBETAN BONE BROTH

I saw this Beyond The Great Wall cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid and I flipped through it to see what was it all about. It’s an interesting cookbook to me because...

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