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Fried Sesame Balls With Sweet Red Bean Filling Recipe

These traditional sesame balls are filled with sweet red bean paste and rolled in sesame seeds.  While the treat can be found in Chinese bakeries and dim-sum restaurants year-round, it’s considered particularly auspicious to serve them at home in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Round foods symbolize not only the moon, but also the …

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Mooncakes & Milk Bread Author Kristina Cho Celebrates Chinese-Style Baking

Growing up in Cleveland, Kristina Cho spent all year looking forward to the rare and special occasions when her family would pile into the car to make the drive to cities like Chicago and Toronto. The highlight of every trip was getting to visit a Chinese bakeshop, its glass cases housing all varieties of buns, …

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Peking-Style Lamb Chops | Saveur

At Peking Duck House on Mott Street in New York City’s Chinatown, these sizzling lamb chops are served atop a bed of lightly steamed broccoli. Pair them with plenty of steamed white rice for sopping up their salty-sweet and aromatic sauce.  Featured in: “Meet New York City’s New Guard of Wine Pros.” Peking-Style Lamb Chops …

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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

The New York Times once called Grace Young, author of Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge, the “Stir-Fry Guru.” I’d have to agree. She considers stir-frying “a form of culinary magic in which ingredients are transformed,” and this adaptation of her beef and broccoli is a great example. Mixed with soy sauce, ginger, and rice wine, …

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The Best General Tso’s Chicken Made Easy

Apricot jam lends a touch of sweetness, acidity, and sheen in this riff on a classic General Tso’s chicken, a dish with Hunanese and Taiwanese roots which has become a Chinese American takeout favorite. Dried Tianjin chiles (also known as Tien Tsin) can be found in many Asian markets, or online. Featured in: “The Best …

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