From the monthly archives: December 2011

My nephew and aspiring chef, Jordan, taught me how to break down a chicken properly. In the past, I’d hack up a chicken and throw the whole thing in my pressure cooker, add some celery, carrot, and onion then let it boil for an hour. I decided [...]

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Nanjing, Jiangsu — While I sampled the home style cooking of Jiangsu province, I made the mistake of spending only 24 hours in Nanjing. This former capital city of south China (‘nan‘ meaning south, whilst ‘bei‘ means north for Beijing) undulates [...]

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