Shanghai dumplings, stir-fry dishes, chow mein, noodles, stinky tofu, and Dongpo pork. The list goes on and on and your choice of dishes in endless. Watch and learn to make amazing Chinese dishes and share with the people you love!The Perfect: Soup Dumpling (Xiao Long Bao)
1. The Perfect: Soup Dumpling (Xiao Long Bao)
Andrea Nguyen, chef and author of Asian Dumplings, takes CHOW to Shanghai Dumpling King in San Francisco for what she considers the perfect xiao long bao, or Shanghai soup dumpling. Chef and owner Lu Kuang has been making them for 25 years. Andrea chats with him in the kitchen, then explains how Lu gets the soup on the inside of the dumplings. Plus, the most important information: how to eat them without losing all the soup.
2. Crispy Duck Pancakes
Crispy duck pancakes are one of our favourite dishes in chinese restaurants in the UK, but not many of us would dare to make them at home. We've come up with a recipe for peking duck that we think is just as good, if not better, than the takeaway! Don't believe us? Then try this recipe for yourself and let us know how you get on!