Chinese Cooking Basics

Master basic techniques in Chinese cooking and discover the many ingredients used in Chinese cuisine.
Burdock Root
What Is Burdock Root?
Serve
How to Use A Bamboo Steamer
Bowl of white rice
Steaming Rice on the Stovetop
Illustration depicting various substitutes for rice wine
Rice Wine Substitutes
Chinese style glutinous rice ball
The 7 Best Asian Sticky Rice Dishes
Shrimp Egg Foo Young (Egg Foo Yung)
Shrimp Egg Foo Young (Egg Foo Yung)
Chinese egg roll wrapper
Chinese Egg Roll Wrappers
Mu Shu Pork Burrito
Much Ado About Mu Shu
Fold dumpling
How to Freeze Potstickers
Sesame Seed Dessert Balls (Jian Dui) on a platter and on a plate
Sesame Seed Dessert Balls (Jian Dui)
Chicken and vegetable stir-fry in wok
How to Season a Carbon Steel Wok
Stir fry egg recipe
Egg Foo Yung With Gravy
Stir-fried ingredients in a skillet
Must-Have Ingredients for Cooking Chinese Food
Chinese Tea Ceremony
Ancient Chinese Tea History and Fascinating Facts
Beggar's Chicken
Top Chinese Food Recipes From Shanghai
Close up of dumpling wrappers in a stack
Top 7 Chinese Recipes With Wonton Wrappers
A bowl filled with fresh water chestnuts
What Are Water Chestnuts?
Pan Fried Noodle Recipe
Pan Fried Noodles
Chinese Steamed buns
Steamed Bun Dough Recipe
Place cutting board on top
How to Freeze Tofu
Different types of daikon radish
What Is Daikon Radish?
Red Bean Soup
Red Bean Soup
A serving of braised spiny sea cucumber in a broth
What Is Sea Cucumber?
five spices in Chinese spoons
What Is Five Spice?
dry fried tofu
Learn How to Dry Fry Tofu
Close-up of cloud ear mushrooms
What Is Cloud Ear Fungus?
Woman enjoying a steamed bun and various dim sum
Chinese Regional Cooking Styles
Pho Bo Soup (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)
Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)
Cooking vegetable stir-fry in a wok
How to Clean a Carbon Steel Wok
A bowl of General Tso's chicken served over rice
Homemade General Tso's Chicken With Red Chili Peppers
Chinese noodle with vegetables in dish
Tomatoes in Chinese Cooking
Classical Chinese tea ceremony
The Origin of Finger Tapping in Chinese Tea History
Basic Chinese Bun Dough
Basic Chinese Bun Dough
Chinese sausages in Farmers Market, Guangzhou
How to Use Chinese Sausage
Woke with oil and shrimp
Szechuan Peppercorn Oil
Chinese steamed bread, Guangzhou, China
Basic Chinese Yeast Dough
Low sodium soy sauce substitute
Low-Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute
Rice wine being poured into bowl of rice for sushi
Rice Wine vs. Rice Vinegar
Fresh vegetables at traditional market
Easy Stir Fry Tips
Chinese chicken with oyster sauce in a bowl
What Is Oyster Sauce?
Vegetable Chow Mein
Vegetable Chow Mein
Traditional Chinese Food, Plate of Sliced Beefsteak and Green Onions
3 Fun Ways to Use Spring Onions in Cooking
chinese soup
Chinese Chicken Stock
Chinese wonton wrappers recipe
Chinese Wonton Wrappers
Chicken satay and peanut sauce
Easy Peanut Sauce With Five Ingredients
White rice vinegar in bottle and white rice on table
What Is Chinese Rice Vinegar?
Fried rice with chicken or pork
How to Make Rice for Fried Rice
Close up of Chinese cabbage in basket
What Is Chinese Cabbage and How to Cook It
Chinese Sweet and Sour Sauce
Chinese Sweet and Sour Sauce
egg fu yung
Chinese Egg Foo Yung: History, Tips, and Recipes
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
Guide to Rehydrating Chinese Dried Mushrooms, Complete With Recipes
Sweet and Sour Pork With Pineapple
Sweet and Sour Pork With Pineapple
Fermented black beans
What Are Fermented Black Beans?
Beef Chow Mein Recipe
Chow Mein and Chop Suey Recipes
what is winter melon
What Is Winter Melon?
Chinese-Style Beef Fried Rice
Chinese-Style Beef Fried Rice
Give mixture a stir
How to Thicken Chinese Sauces With Cornstarch
Wor Tip Cantonese Potsticker
21 Popular Cantonese-Style Recipes to Try Tonight
Chinese chicken stir fry
Using Cornstarch in Chinese Stir-Fry Dishes
Chinese Orange Pork Chop Stir-fry
10 Quick and Easy Beginner Chinese Recipes