Taste of the Orient

Taste of the Orient

If your menu is suffering from a severe case of the blahs, try adding the fresh flavors of Oriental cooking. From sushi to wontons, Chinese and Japanese cooking features freshness.

 

Want to learn more about Oriental cooking ? Head on over to read Chinese & Japanese Cuisine by Robin Asbell. She covers the basics flavor profile, staple ingredients, and the specialty products you might need to get cooking.

 

Speaking of cooking, if you’re ready to dive in, here are several tasty Oriental dishes to get you started:

  1. Chinese Scallion Cakes –┬áThese Chinese street food-style pancakes make a mouthwatering appetizer or snack.
  2. Chinese Pork & Vegetable Hot Pot – A filling and richly flavored dish perfect for cold evenings.
  3. Sushi Rolls – Just a basic roll to get you started on your sushi adventures.
  4. Wonton Soup – A Chinese classic, these yummy dumplings also taste good fried with dipping sauce.
  5. Classic Miso Soup with Variations – Japan’s most popular soup can be made any number of ways, depending on the ingredients you have on hand and what is available in store.