Korean daikon pickle cubes

Korean Pickled Radish Recipe (Chicken-Mu)

These ultra crunchy and crisp Korean daikon radish pickles have a nice balance between slightly sweet and tangy flavors that is the perfect dish to go with crispy fried chicken. This quick recipe for Asian pickled radishes is super easy to whip up and eat by the end of the day. You don’t even need to boil anything! What is…

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Easy Tempura Batter Recipe

If ultra-crispy pieces of tempura shrimp and veggies are on your radar, then this recipe is for you. This easy Japanese tempura batter recipe is super simple to follow and you’ll have fresh and crunchy tempura fried vegetables, shrimp, and other proteins in no time. What is tempura batter? Historically, tempura originated from Portugeuse missionaries in Japan around the 16th…

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evaporated milk, condensed milk, and whole milk

Evaporated Milk vs. Condensed Milk: What’s The Difference?

What’s the difference between sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk you ask? They look fairly similar because they’re typically both packed in cans and they’re both shelf-stable dairy items that are next to each other at the grocery store.  In short, they’re both made of cow’s milk (most of the time) and have 60% of their water content evaporated or…

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pad see ew plate

Pad See Ew Recipe (Thai Stir-Fried Rice Noodles)

Tender steak strips, fresh rice noodles, crunchy gailan, and fluffy eggs all stir-fried in a dressing of savory soy sauce, sweet oyster sauce, tangy white vinegar, and nutty dark brown sugar. This Thai homemade pad see ew recipe is an easy and quick dinner any day of the week! Is there anything more satisfying than enjoying a hot stir-fried noodle…

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jasmine rice bowl with chopsticks

How to Cook Jasmine Rice

This stovetop recipe for jasmine rice will give you slightly sticky, fluffy, and aromatic jasmine rice steaming right off the pot in under 30 minutes, you don’t even need a rice cooker! What is jasmine rice? Jasmine rice is a type of long-grain rice that is typically grown in areas of South East Asia like Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Like…

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steamed bao buns in a steamer

Steamed Bao Buns Recipe (Fluffy Chinese Bao)

Soft, fluffy pillows of milky and slightly sweet steamed bao buns are the tastiest ways to pair with tender meat and fresh vegetables. These traditional Chinese lotus leaf buns are similar to many steamed bao, and are distinguished by their flat and folded shape.  This recipe will teach you how to make homemade lotus leaf buns piping hot from the…

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spicy pork bulgogi on sizzling plate

Pork Bulgogi Recipe (Spicy Korean Pork)

Spicy, tender, and rich pieces of sweetened pan-fried pork and loaded with green and white onions–this spicy pork bulgogi will give you the feeling that you’re eating at a Korean BBQ restaurant in the middle of the week when you’re at home. What is bulgogi? Background Bulgogi is a traditional Korean dish made of grilled, marinated meat (typically beef, pork,…

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japchae side dish with Korean dinner

Japchae Recipe (Korean Glass Noodles w/ Ribeye)

Chewy and bouncy sweet potato glass noodles, tender and juicy ribeye pieces sprinkled with sweet carrots and bell peppers, earthy spinach and mushrooms, and flavorful onions–this japchae recipe is more than just a Korean side dish, it’s a full-on meal. What is japchae? Japchae is a type of Korean noodle recipe that is made with a special type of glass…

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plate of Korean potato salad / gamja

Korean Potato Salad Recipe (Gamja Salad)

This Korean-style potato salad is a balance of fluffy mashed potatoes, crunchy carrots, fresh cucumber, and fatty egg pieces in a sweet and savory seasoning of rice syrup and mayonnaise. Gamja salad is one of the most popular and new banchan (side dishes) at many different Korean restaurants, and now you can learn how easy it is to make at…

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Asian soy glaze on spatula

Asian Soy Glaze Recipe (Sticky & Sweet Sauce)

If you love teriyaki sauce, then this sweet and sticky Asian-inspired glaze is a combination of sweet honey, savory soy sauce, and fragrant ginger and garlicky flavors that go well with so many different types of dishes. What is a soy glaze? In general, soy glaze is a sweet sticky sauce that has a base of soy sauce and honey.…

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bowls of Thai fried rice with cucumbers

Thai Basil Fried Rice Recipe

Thai basil fried rice is packed full of sweet and spicy flavor from the Thai basil pieces and it pairs perfectly with the rich sweetness of oyster sauce and umami flavor of fish sauce seasonings. If you love fried rice with Chinese sausage or Filipino fried rice (sinangag), then you’ll want to try this easy to make Thai basil fried…

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