Leeks with Pork and Eggs

Leeks with Pork and Eggs

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 to 1/2 pound of pork meat (rib, butt/shoulder, or tenderloin) 2 large eggs 1-2 handfuls of Chinese leeks (not the large green onions, but the true Chinese leeks—looks like tall blades of grass) 2-4 tbsp soy sauce 2-4 tbsp Chinese red cooking wine 

Sichuan Style Pork and Cabbage

Sichuan Style Pork and Cabbage

INGREDIENTS: 6-10 oz of pork (rib loin or shoulder), cut into medium chunks ¼ to ½ head of Chinese cabbage (Napa cabbage) chopped into large pieces 2-4 tbsp peanut oil 1 tbsp black bean chili paste 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp Chinese black vinegar 

Spicy Tofu Noodles

Spicy Tofu Noodles

INGREDIENTS: 2 clumps of Langzhou fresh noodles (about 200g) 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, chopped 2-3 green onions, chopped 10-15 dried red chili peppers, cut into 1/4 inch pieces (keep the seeds) 1/2 inch ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium block of firm tofu, cubed 

Spicy Korean Potato and Vegetable Soup

Spicy Korean Potato and Vegetable Soup

INGREDIENTS: 2-4 tablespoons of Korean hot red chili paste (depending upon desired spice level) 1 chicken bouillon cube 3-4 cups water 2-3 tablespoons peanut oil 2-3 tablespoons Chinese red cooking wine 1 potato, peeled and sliced 4-5 leaves of Napa cabbage, chopped 1-2 stalks of 

Dry Pot

Dry Pot

Dry pot is basically a dry version of hot pot, in which all of the ingredients are cooked in an extremely spicy oil base and then served in a large bowl. This dish is not soupy and thus is called dry pot. You can use 

Xi’an Pork with Mushroom and Tofu Skin

Xi’an Pork with Mushroom and Tofu Skin

INGREDIENTS: Half pound pork (butt, shoulder, or rib meat), cut into one-inch square chunks 2-3 handfuls of tofu skin 1-2 dried sticks, soaked in water and sliced into one-inch chunks, or a portion of a large sheet of tofu skin cut into one-inch strips 1-2 

Green Beans and Garlic

Green Beans and Garlic

Ingredients Fresh green beans (several handfuls, depending upon how much you plan to prepare) 4-5 garlic cloves Salt to taste (1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon) 3-4 tablespoons peanut oil Cooking Instructions Wash and prep the green beans (break off the ends and de-string if necessary). Peal and 

Cucumber Cold Dish

Cucumber Cold Dish

Ingredients 1-2 cucumbers (English cucumber is an excellent choice) 2-3 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon sesame oil 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons Chinese black vinegar Cooking Instructions Cut the cucumber in half longwise and clean out seeds (can scoop out with a spoon). Thinly slice 

Fish Tofu with Mushroom and Cabbage

Fish Tofu with Mushroom and Cabbage

Ingredients 1-2 tablespoons of peanut oil 1-2 green onions, chopped 2-3 garlic cloves chopped Half inch piece of ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 2-3 dried red chili peppers (more or less depending upon spice tolerance) 10 cubes of fish tofu (processed fish meat shaped into