Chocolate Cupcakes with a Chocolate, Orange and Clove Infused Ganache Filling and a Chinese language Spiced Tea Buttercream
Chinese

Chocolate Cupcakes with a Chocolate, Orange and Clove Infused Ganache Filling and a Chinese language Spiced Tea Buttercream

Ingredients: 1 pound granulated sugar 10 ounces all-purpose flour 8 fluid ounces buttermilk 4 fluid ounces canola oil 3 1/2 ounces cocoa powder, such as Valrhona 1/2 fluid ounce Madagascar bourbon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon fine salt 2 eggs Chocolate, Orange and Clove Infused Ganache Filling, recipe

Char Siu Child Back Ribs
Chinese

Char Siu Child Back Ribs

Ingredients:3/4 cup hoisin sauce1/2 cup (4 oz.) dark rum1/2 cup soy sauce1/4 cup honey3 tablespoons sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)2 tablespoons dark sesame oil2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice2 teaspoons onion powder2 teaspoons red liquid food coloring2 slabs baby back pork ribs (about 4 lb.), paper-like skin removed1

Gan Shao Xia (Candy And Bitter Slight)
Chinese

Gan Shao Xia (Candy And Bitter Slight)

Ingredients:¼ cup ketchup2 tbsp. Chinese rice wine (available at Indian Foods Company)1 tbsp. soy sauce1 tbsp. mirin (available at Indian Foods Company)1 tbsp. sugar2 tbsp. canola oil1 tbsp. minced ginger3 scallions, cut into 2″ pieces1 lb. large head-on shrimp, shelled and deveinedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to tasteCooked white rice, to serve