Also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year celebrations in 2019 begin February 5th. We've gathered together this menu of traditional dishes to help you ring in the Year of the Pig with the best of luck.
If you pop the chicken in the marinade in the morning, this dish can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Chicken thigh fillets are better than the breast for this dish as the thigh meat is more tender and juicy.
Remember these retro recipes from The Weekly's 'Chinese Cooking Class' cookbook? From a gorgeous collectors' edition, these favourites will taste just as good today as when they were first printed. Choose from ginger beef, lemon chicken and a gorgeous array of spring rolls and soups for an easy, delicious and winning midweek dinners the entire family will adore.
Chow mein is made even easier by using store-bought stir fry sauce to guarantee the perfect balance of flavours and to save you time in the kitchen. Just double the recipe and your work lunches are sorted!
The sky is the limit when it comes to cooking incredible Chinese chicken dishes. Whether you love spicy Szechuan chicken or gravitate towards the sweet and sour chicken classic, the wonderful flavour combinations seem endless and here, we've gathered our best recipes to cover them all! With everything from stir-fries and soups to salads and sang choy bow, our easy meals will have you skipping the Chinese take-away to create your own authentic dishes at home.
When it comes to Chinese food, a lot of is packed full of meat and seafood. However, those who are following a vegetarian diet don't have to miss out on the deliciousness that comes with this saucy, flavour-packed Asian cuisine. When cooking at home, we've taken some of the stress out of menu planning for you with this collection of dumplings, stir-fries, spring rolls and noodle dishes. The addition of hearty eggplant, fresh leafy greens and protein-rich tofu will bulk up your meals and add maximum flavour and texture. Dig in!
Beef goes perfectly in Chinese cooking, and is complemented perfectly but the rich flavours, sweet and salty sauces and hearty marinades that comes with it. From lighter dishes like steamed dumplings and stir-fries, to braised ribs, beef cheeks and sweet and sour mince, this collection of recipes proves how easy it is to recreate authentic Asian food in your own kitchen.
The richness of duck meat is perfect for Chinese cooking, which is all about big, bold flavours and delicious sauces. Here, we've pulled together a selection of our favourite authentic recipes for you to recreate at home, from peking duck pancakes to dumplings and spring rolls. You'll also find some quick stir-fries, soups and salads for tasty weeknight dinners without having to go for take-out. Let's get cooking!
Traditional Chinese cooking is packed full of spice, sweetness and salt, creating delicious rich flavours that leave you craving more. And whether you prefer light dumplings and stir-fries or richer glazed ribs and steamed buns, pork is one of our favourite proteins to use for these dishes. So, how about skipping the take-away tonight and creating an authentic Asian feast at home? Your family are sure to love it.