Green Onion Pancake – 蔥油饼 – cōng yóu bǐng

I always thought that green onion pancakes (蔥油饼 – cōng yóu bǐng) were beyond my capabilities and had accepted that I would only have this treat in restaurants until ellen’s 婆婆 (pópo – grandma on the mother’s side) taught me. The trick to the twisty layers of these pancakes is mixing warm and cold dough [...]

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Homemade Dumpling Wrappers

Continued from the previous post, here is the recipe to make your own wrappers. Again, the recipe below is adapted from one of our all time favorite Chinese recipe books, The Key to Chinese Cooking by Irene Kuo. Making fresh wrappers really make a difference in the taste and texture of the final potstickers. You [...]

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Pizza Dough

You will need: 3 cups of flour 1 cup of warm water 1 tablespoon of honey 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 large bowl 1 small bowl A flat area to knead on Steps: 1) In the small bowl, mix the tablespoon of honey into the cup of [...]

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