Chinese Sweet Buns

On several trips to China, this was featured on all breakfast buffets. I’ve loved them ever since the first time I tried them. We don’t have many breads in China – especially baked ones (there are several steamed ones), so I’m always keen to try new ones. I tried hard to get the recipe from…

Scallion Pancakes

I travel a lot to China on work, especially in the Shanghai region. Initially I expected to get very little vegetarian food. Half my small suitcase was packed with spice powders to mix with rice and other ready to eat Indian foods. After my second trip, I took no food with me. The vegetarian food…

Spicy Chicken with Cashewnuts

This is an easy riff on the traditional kung pao chicken. It’s super easy to make too.                                  (terrible photo, sorry. Didn’t have time to take a good shot before serving!) Spicy Chicken with Cashews 3/4 kilo Chicken, boneless and…