Not Grey’s, but whose anatomy? Similar to Latin American tamales, I grew up eating the Chinese variation of this family classic, also known as zhong (in Cantonese), or zhongzi (in Mandarin). The term zhong literally means rice dumpling. Tamales and zhong share similar characteristics in that both are wrapped in various types of leaves and [...]
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For a good 10+ minutes, I had the opportunity to cook on ‘stage’ with Chef Tim Cottini at Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba, one of Chicago’s most popular spots for Spanish tapas and of course, paella, a crowd favorite (and one of my favorite Spanish classics, too). It’s actually quite funny how I ended up cooking with him… I [...]
Fried rice is a classic dish that many people around the world are familiar with and enjoy eating. Needless to say, it is one of my all-time favorites because it can be customized to one’s liking. Each Asian culture also has a variation of fried rice, using ingredients locally available in a region. There are [...]