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Light seasoning helps fried rice shine.
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Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp, pork, and vegetables.
A tonkotsu just like the one at your favorite ramen shop.
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Homemade alkaline noodles for ramen.
A classic one-pot Japanese chicken dish.
The glossy sauce that coats this take-out staple is simultaneously sweet, savory, and tart.
Indonesia's take on fried rice gets a sweet-savory profile from kecap manis and a big hit of umami from shrimp paste.
Eggs and rice. Tamago Kake Gohan, or TKG as the kids are calling it, is the ultimate Japanese comfort food.
Simple chicken with complex flavors.
Make this spicy, tingly, salty, crunchy, addictive chili condiment your own.
How to soft boil and marinate the perfect eggs for ramen.
A soup-less ramen riff on pasta carbonara.
Pork belly gets braised in soy sauce, sake, and aromatics until tender.
Kimchi brine both tenderizes and seasons the chicken in these killer fried chicken sandwiches.
Pork chops with a sweet-and-savory caramelized crust.
Soft inner layers and crispy edges, perfect over steamed rice.
One pot and 20 minutes for this Japanese fast-food classic.
Chasing the elusive wok hei with a blowtorch.
Build a better rice bowl.
You can do just about anything with this versatile cooking vessel.
All the components of a KBBQ feast, from meats to banchan to drinks.
Be the dinner party host hero your friends deserve with this Thai-inspired pork feast.
Sa sung are dried seaworms used to flavor pho broth in Vietnam.
How to make ramen (the noodles!).
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With a little forethought, a Japanese-style breakfast is just as easy as pancakes and bacon.
Make the fiery, textured chili condiment your own.
Everything you’ll need to dive into Korean cooking.
The basics of kimchi, explained.
Learn to make tempura (almost) like a master.
The possibilities are endless.
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Basic staples any Chinese-food enthusiast should have on hand.
The unsung umami hero of Japanese cooking.
The Southeast Asian condiment can add unique, savory complexity to dishes of any provenance.
The basic building blocks of Japanese cooking, and where to find them in the US.
How to get fried rice with distinct grains, each with a slightly chewy fried exterior and a tender bite.
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Everything you need to know to host a Chinese hot-pot feast at home.
Curry paste: it's not just for making Thai curry
Water velveting yields more tender, silky, and smooth stir-fried proteins.
How to identify, shop for, and prepare just about every kind of tofu you'll find in stores.
Cutting slightly against the grain makes for perfect stir-fried chicken morsels.
This tofu has a tender center surrounded by a well-seasoned, impressively crisp crust.
How to pick a wok that'll do the job.
A Chinese dinner menu to accompany the 2019 film The Farewell.
A guide to Japanese style ramen noodles of every kind.
In the land of Cup Noodles, the Cup Noodle is king.
Málà is more than just Sichuan peppercorns.
Don't let the impressive spread at a Korean meal intimidate you. Here's how to tackle banchan, ssam, and more.
We explore Cambodian cuisine with Chinchakriya Un and her mother, via two classic dishes.
An introduction to Lao cuisine.
Jianbing is quite possibly China's best-kept secret.
They should have called it "freaking delicious flavor"—there's nothing strange about it.
Watch the Chinese cooking expert demo her most favorite dish, ever.
Fresh and bright, this Sichuan "vinaigrette" can go on all your vegetables.
14 essential bites from the streets of Shanghai
One man's quest to discover why the packet of instant noodles beats the cup of instant noodles every time.
The Chinese-cooking expert's classic gets a worthy makeover.
The qualities that make a good mortar and pestle, and how to determine what kind you need.
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