Monthly Archives: January 2012

Adventures in Cooking Classes – Dim Sum

There is a culinary school located in Manhattan called the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE).  A couple of years ago, a couple of friends and I signed up for the Cookie class there.  It was 3.5 – 4 hours of … Continue reading

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Hot Pot – My Family’s Version

Happy Lunar New Year!!!  This Dragon year is going to be a blast!  I can feel it. Chinese new year is a big deal.  It is the one holiday the Chinese, as a whole, celebrate with vigor.  In a way, … Continue reading

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Cold Snap means Stew time

It seems winter has finally arrived in the Northeast.  With temperatures barely breaking freezing these past few days, my craving for a nice warm and hearty stew began. I love making stew because it is adaptable, easy and just by … Continue reading

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Paper Wrapped Cake

Paper Wrapped Cake is a literal translation of one of my favorite mid afternoon (sometimes breakfast) Chinese snacks.  In Cantonese it’s called a Zhee-Ba0-Dan-Go, and usually found in many Chinese bakeries.  I still can’t really pinpoint what it is exactly, … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

Yes, I finally did it.  I finally went to the one restaurant that has been on my hit list for the longest time.  I finally made it to lunch at the Momofuku Noodle Bar. Apparently the place is still super … Continue reading

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