Menu Planning: Chinese New Year 2016

We recently rang in the Year of the Monkey with a delicious spread of homemade Chinese food. Several years ago I found a recipe for Chinese braised ribs that turned out so good, and I’ve been trying, in vein, to search out that recipe. I had found it on a completely random site and I’ve had no luck finding it again, so I decided this … Continue reading Menu Planning: Chinese New Year 2016

Duck Tarts with Asian Plum Sauce

Several months after Toby and I started dating, we took a trip to visit his extended family in Hong Kong and spend some time on our own in Beijing. It was a great trip to visit his family and see lots of sites, and importantly, eat lots of delicious food! And what else does one do in Beijing but eat Peking duck? Over the course … Continue reading Duck Tarts with Asian Plum Sauce