Zha Jiang Mian (Fried Sauce Noodles) with Stir-Fried Qing Jaing Cai

For my birthday this week, my brother Trey made fried sauce noodles (zha jiang mian) – a delicious dish of pork, mushrooms, ginger, and garlic cooked in a fermented soybean sauce popular in Northern and Middle China. Continue reading Zha Jiang Mian (Fried Sauce Noodles) with Stir-Fried Qing Jaing Cai

Deep-Fried Buddhist Goodness in the South

For a deeper and more disciplined experience, use a pestle and mortar with fresh ingredients when you have the time. For a faster and easier experience, use the garlic and onion powder – particularly on a weeknight – when you need a quick and tasty dinner treat. Continue reading Deep-Fried Buddhist Goodness in the South