NYT Cooking: The key here is the scallion dressing for the noodles and the bit of oyster sauce you drizzle on for depth and umami. Feel free to substitute in any meats, fish, tofu or vegetables you like for the toppings; this is just a template for any number of quick, delicious meals.
Panda Express Chow Mein Copycat - Damn Delicious
Tastes just like Panda Express except it takes just minutes to whip up and tastes a million times better!
NYT Cooking: Here’s a simple udon salad I picked up from the chef and entrepreneur Bart van Olphen, who elevates canned tuna to the heights of deliciousness. Van Olphen dresses the noodles in what he calls wafu dressing, which translates roughly as Japanese-style: a sweet-salty vinaigrette of soy, sesame oil, mirin and rice vinegar. I add a little sweet miso for texture and taste, and increase the amount of...
Peanut Sauce Noodles with Veggies
Asian-inspired dinner idea: Serve this colorful bowl of peanut sauce noodles with a side of beef or chicken satay.
Taiwanese Turkey Rice
Turkey over rice is considered a traditional Taiwanese dish, but just how turkeys got to the island is a bit of an enigma. They are not well suited to Taiwan’s hot subtropical climate, nor are they common in most of Asia. Most people say Dutch colonists introduced the birds sometime in the 17th century. Today, turkey is a popular commodity on the island: roughly 200,000 to 300,000 are bred each year, almost exclusively for restaurants. There, they are poached in a flavorful broth, then…