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Chinese food

Tuesday Snapshot

Bái qie ji (Chinese white-cut chicken) with Hainanese chicken rice Click here to view a large-size version of this picture. It looks like a bowl of chicken and rice. Looks […]

Photo Chronicles, Part 2

Just a short collection of food photography I’ve taken over the years. Enjoy. Pastrami sandwich Scrambled eggs, with crème fraiche, lobster and lobster roe Tomato risotto, with tomato confit Sea […]

Chicken Congee

There’s something transformative about a bowl of congee. To most people, it’s just rice porridge. Set a bowl in front of me, and it’s as if I’ve stepped back in […]

Recent Meals

I haven’t been posting lately because there hasn’t been much to post about. Sorry. A piece of broiled fish, a bowl of steamed rice and a plate of salad is […]

Saturday Dim Sum

It might have been 13 degrees F yesterday morning but that didn’t stop me from going to World Tong and having dim sum with a bunch of friends. Here is […]

Szechuan Gourmet

A new year finds me having to deal with a new job. I’m really looking forward to it. Sorry for not posting … haven’t been cooking as much. Or more […]

Flounder and Chicken Congee

Flounder and chicken congee Click here to view a large-sized version of this picture. Otherwise known as jook, congee consists of rice and (either water or) stock that’s slowly simmered […]

Leftovers 1

Chicken congee Toppings include: crispy chicken skin (inspired by the chicken buns served at Momofuku Noodle Bar), shredded leftover roast chicken, shallots and bacon fried in chicken fat, chopped scallions, […]

Comfort Food 4

Monkfish congee 1 cup rice 8 cups water ginger, thinly sliced 1 fillet cod, haddock, monkfish or other firm-fleshed white fish, cut into 1″ medium cubes pinch of salt slivered […]