Chicken and Tofu Pad Thai

25. January 2016 Chicken, Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
Pad Thai is one of those dishes I like to make to hold me over another meal that takes more time to prepare. I thought about making this one while I was waiting for beef ribs to braise. I already had most of the ingredients in the pantry, being this an Asian kitchen and all; ...

Beer-Braised Sichuan Chicken

18. February 2013 Chicken 1
This Henan Chinese recipe was adapted from Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese Food, a Sichuan restaurant that opened in New York City with a lot of promise but, to me, lacking of flavor. I looked forward to the San Francisco-based restaurant opening here, but when I finally made it with my friend Lauren, I was ...

Chicken Biryani

29. January 2013 Chicken, Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
I live across the hall from a Pakistani family I’ve grown to know since I moved in the building 3 years ago. I know the wife stays at home because I always see some piece of furniture keeping their main door open whenever I leave or return home. It’s to keep the smell from staying ...

Chicken with Caramelized Shallots in Sherry Sauce

15. November 2011 Chicken, Kitchen Gadget Reviews 0
I roast chicken for myself at least once a month because there’s always a lazy, quiet day that’s perfect for a properly roasted chicken. What I didn’t know until this past weekend is that I can roast one and serve it to dinner guests. I always want to impress when I invite guests to my ...

Black Bean Chicken with Cashews

20. December 2010 Chicken 0
When I’m traveling, I usually pack my own food to eat on the plane. My default is the artichoke salad from Snack here in New York City or a banh mi sandwich from one of the Vietnamese shops in Chinatown, but sometimes when I’m heading back home, I forget to buy something to-go or I ...