Posts Tagged chinatown

Ginger Scallion Noodles

Given all the hustle bustle associated with the holiday season, I thought I would try to make a little comfort food to let off a little steam.  Knowing how my wife loved pasta, I came across David Chang’s Ginger Scallion Noodles from his Momofuku book (p. 56, 57).  The dish was stunningly easy, the real […]

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Potstickers (aka guo-tie/鍋貼)

Having potsticker (guo tie) dumplings in Lower Manhattan’s Chinatown was just one of those “favorite dish” memories I’d had growing up. Because of a version of that dish which my wife and I recently had at a suburban restaurant (that had a following because of its dim sum reputation), I thought I’d do the same […]

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Crisp Pan Fried Asian Noodles (aka Crisp Pasta Cake)

I’d been long inspired to make a crisp pasta cake after reading the recipe for “Rossejat De Fideus Eldorado Petit” in the May 1992 issue of Gourmet Magazine (p.173).  I was further inspired by NYC’s Chinatown restaurants’ crispy pan fried noodles that I had had when I was growing up. So recently, I tried my […]

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Soy Sauce Poussin

Happy 2012! When I was growing up in the NYC area, my family would go out to Chinatown in Manhattan (back the 1970’s) on weekends.  One of my enduring food memories were the whole chickens braised in soy sauce.  It wasn’t until about 2007 that I was able to locate an authentic recipe from Chiu […]

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