Almost unheard of outside of China, Yunnan's traditional erkuai rice cakes lure a writer back to the province on a fact-finding mission
Every cook in Yunnan makes a version of this stir-fry. Chinese light soy sauce—which is delicate-bodied and pungently flavored—is a … Continued
Adapted from Tushen Shiguan, an organic restaurant in Kunming, China, this refreshing dish features cucumbers and any kind of edible … Continued
This version of Yunnan’s most famous erkuai stir-fry comes from a restaurant called Golden Farm in the city of Tengchong. … Continued
Salty, acidic pickled mustard greens are popular in soups, stews, and stir-fries all across Asia. They can be found prepackaged … Continued
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In Japan, a renaissance is brewing
The easiest to find is crunchy Napa cabbage, which is particularly prized in China, where it’s used in everything from … Continued
On a cattle ranch in the Santa Ynez foothills, a family holds fast to the land and the bounty it gives
It was hot the last time I was in Beijing. But summer is always hot in the northern capital—July and … Continued
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