Curious about the many cuisines of Asia? Read our guides and essays to deepen your knowledge of Asian food history, cooking techniques, ingredients, and more.
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Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous) | The Food Lab
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The Yardlong Bean
An Illustrated Tour of Ice Cream Styles Around the World
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Beyond Potstickers: Around the World in Dumplings
Seriously Asian: Luffa
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Around the World in Pancakes
A bowl of tong sui
Snapshots from Asia: Tropical Fruit Feast; Tong Sui, Sea Coconut, and Toddy Palm Fruit
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Seriously Asian: Holiday Dumpling Making
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19 Savory Drinking Snacks From Around the World
Around the World in Booze: 8 Favorites to Seek Out
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The Best Cooking Chopsticks Are Cheap, Durable, and Wildly Versatile
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What Is "Sushi-Grade," Anyway? A Guide to Eating Raw Fish at Home
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Chinese Noodles 101: The Chinese Egg Noodle Style Guide
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Perilla Leaves
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Sake School: All About Nigori, the Cloudy Sake
How To Cook And Use Chrysanthemum Greens
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20,000 Miles Till Lunch: To Inner Mongolia in an RV
Taiwanese Breakfast
A Guide to a Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast
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Torch Hei Is the Best Way to Get Wok Hei at Home
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How to Stock a Chinese Pantry: Essential Staples to Keep on Hand
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A Chinese Cleaver Is a Serious Contender for the Best All-Purpose Kitchen Knife
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The Serious Eats Field Guide to Chinese Pastries
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Butter Chicken: Even When It’s Bad, It’s Good!
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Indian Spices 101: How to Work With Dry Spices
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An Introduction to Sri Lankan Cuisine
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Butter Tea, Yak Jerky, and Momos Galore: An Introduction to Tibetan Cuisine
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Salt-Cured, Soy-Marinated, and Fertilized: A Guide to Asia's Amazing Eggs
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Lao Food 101: Essential Dishes From Laos and Isan
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Why You Should Be Cooking With Thai Basil
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Resetting the Table: A Lesson in Cambodian Cooking, From a Mother-Daughter Duo
Grilled Seafood
13 Cambodian Dishes You Should Know
Tapioca Pearls with Coconut Milk and Mango (Tambo-Tambo) from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'
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Spice Hunting: Palm and Coconut Sugar
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Mohinga and Fermented Tea Leaves: Eating on Location in Myanmar
Laos Travels: A Guide To Laotian Noodle Soups
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Garlic Fried Rice Recipe
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Hot and Numbing Shredded Lamb Noodle Soup Recipe
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Lamb Biryani With Saffron, Yogurt, and Caramelized Onions Recipe
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Galam Plee Pad Nam Pla (Thai Stir-Fried Cabbage With Fish Sauce and Garlic) Recipe
33 Stir-Fry Recipes For Your Wok
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Fried Bee Hoon (Singapore Noodles) Recipe
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17 Recipes for a Homemade Dumpling Feast
Taiwanese turkey rice topped with fried shallots and cilantro, in a red and blue bowl.
Taiwanese Turkey Rice Recipe
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Fish Paste
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How to Use a Bottle of Fish Sauce
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Asian Shrimp(y) Chips | Taste Test
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Jamie Oliver's Steamed Asian Chicken "Parcels" Recipe
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Spicy Warm Silken Tofu With Celery and Cilantro Salad Recipe
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Coleslaw in Chinese-style Dressing Recipe
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Seaweed Salad Recipe
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Quick Asian Chili-Lime Chicken Soup Recipe
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Chinese Noodles with Baked Sriracha Ribs Recipe
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How to Make Kerisik Recipe
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Seriously Asian: Crab Two Ways Recipe
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Tea Smoked Fish Recipe
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Crispy Bánh Mì Spring Rolls With Creamy Chili Mayo Recipe
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Durian Smoothie Recipe
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Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes (Fung Li Su) Recipe