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Tofu Knots

Tofu knots are an ingredient that highlights a key aspect of Chinese cuisine that isn’t as strongly emphasized in Western cuisines: texture.

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Yellow Lantern Chili Sauce

Yellow lantern chili sauce is a Chinese condiment made from super spicy Hainan chilies. Find out more about this ingredient & how to use it!

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Marinated Steak Karsón

This easy marinated steak recipe uses a couple key store-bought ingredients with lots of flavor. Throw these on the grill anytime of year!

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Tofu Skin

Tofu Skin is a versatile ingredient with many uses in stir-fries, soups and more. Everything you need to know is in this quick article!

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Bean Curd Sheets (Fresh/Dried)

Bean Curd Sheets, also known as tofu skin have been used in Chinese and Japanese cuisine for centuries. Learn how to cook with them!

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Firm Tofu: Chinese Ingredients Glossary - The Woks of Life

Firm tofu is one of the most versatile types of tofu. Find out how it’s different from other common types of tofu, how it’s used, and more!

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The Woks of Life - How to Make Wontons: Full Guide

The Woks of Life - Our Wonton Recipe Guide: everything you need to know about how to make wontons

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How to Grow Chili Peppers

Learn the principles on how to grow chili peppers in your garden or in containers, and more specifically, several tasty East Asian varieties!

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Bitter Melon Stir-fry with Black Bean Sauce

This bitter melon stir-fry is flavorful and balanced with salty fermented black beans, meaty mushrooms, and sweet zucchini. It's also vegan!

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Oi Muchim (Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad)

Oi muchim is a spicy Korean cucumber salad served as a small side dish or banchan alongside a main course and cooked rice in a Korean meal.