Recipe for eggplant with wine, scallion, blackbean paste and soy sauce.
A 2-hour marinade in soy sauce, sesame oil, fresh ginger, garlic, and green onion provides the beef with a punch of flavor. Serve on lettuce leaves with condiments like chile sauce, daikon and kim chee.
Warmed lotus leaves are filled with rice, mushrooms, chicken, shrimp, and seasonings. (This recipe is adapted from Vicki Liley's "Dim Sum", a cookbook in The Essential Kitchen series).
A paste that is made up of a mixture of ground chiles, salt and brown sugar. It is generally served with rice and curried dishes and is used as a condiment or a side dish.
You can use freshly harvest lily buds (day lily buds) or reconstituted dried lily buds (dried lily flowers). The buds are pickled with allspice, cinnamon, cloves, brown sugar and vinegar.