Photo: Nanjing New Year's salad (Yuki Sugiura)
Food to usher in the Year of the Rooster
From this Episode:
Ring in the Chinese New Year at home
For Christine Zhang , Chinese New Year celebrations are not complete without dumplings, whole fish, chicken, pork, long noodles and sticky rice balls stuffed with sweet...
Chow chop suey
Chinese cuisine has a long and complicated history in the United States. In the 19th century, food helped Chinese immigrants find their footing on America's unfamiliar and...
Jonathan Gold's Chinese New Year's food crawl
Not up to cooking the Lunar New Year feast at home? LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold has got you covered. From long chewy Lanzhou-style hand-pulled noodles to fried...
The art of preserving persimmons
Persimmons are often given as good luck gifts this time of year. When raw and unripe, they practically beg you not to eat them, making your mouth feel like it's covered in a...
The chile pepper bible
Because they're easy to cultivate, dry well and are simple to transport, the affordable chile pepper and its profuse varieties have been what Judith Finlayson refers to as...