One of my earliest food memories was eating around the dining table in my grandparents kitchen in Guanghan, the small town outside of Chengdu where I was born. The dish that always stood out to me was
Somehow, we've arrived at the start of another new year. This is my second year spending Lunar New Year away from my family, and I know I'm not alone in celebrations looking a bit different this year.
We were fans before we were friends—so excited is an understatement while introducing our newest guest blogger, Frankie Gaw. Frankie is a product designer by day and a dumpling master by night. He sta
It’s been a year and a half since launching my company Fly By Jing and exactly two years since I wrote ‘What I Learned from Making Hot Sauce at Scale’. In many ways it’s felt like the blink of an eye,
We love an easy meal that whips together in less than 5 minutes using pantry staples, especially when it's spicy, nutty, garlic-y Sichuan dry noodles! Our friend Jen over at
Jing's top ten Chinese pantry picks
I recently made some of my favorite dishes forFood & Wine Magazine on their Youtube channel, and of course you know I had to pull some noodles.
Possibly the most famous dish to come out of Sichuan, mapo tofu is one of those 'final meal' dishes we don’t think we could ever get sick of. A bowl of this over warm steamed rice is the ultimate comf
If you've traveled to Chengdu, you've probably visited the legendary noodle shop across from Wenshu Temple, the one with a constant line snaking out the door and old ladies at the window deftly saucin
There’s something universally appealing about a fried dough. Whether it’s a paratha, roti, or in this case, a scallion pancake, these quick and deliciously flaky snacks can bring a bit of warm, crunch
One of the most famous street snacks in Chengdu, Zhong Dumplings have been a favorite of mine ever since I can remember.
Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! Today is significant to us for a couple of reasons. It happens to be my birthday. Somehow, cosmically, it's also exactly one year since the completion of our