• In The Kitchen: 10-minute Mongolian beef

    Succulent Mongolian beef is the perfect dish to make when you get that “I’m-too-tired-to-cook-but-I-have-to” feeling after work. This recipe is tasty and easy to rustle up, and all my test bunnies have fallen in love with it at first bite. And the best part? It only takes 10 minutes to make.

  • In The Kitchen: Making zongzi (Rice packets in bamboo leaves)

    The Chinese celebrate Dragon Boat Festival on June 20 this year. In the lunar calendar, the festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month, so the festival is also commonly called the Double Fifth. 

  • Making perfume sachets for the Dragon Boat Festival

    Xiang bao (香包), or perfume sachets, are a traditional craft made during the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 20 this year. Learn how to make them here.