homestyle cooking

Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

Braised carp with spring onion (葱烤鲫鱼)

Shanghai, China— Prior to living and traveling China, I’d never cooked a whole fish. My mother always bought whole fish then fried, baked, broiled, or boiled it for our family, but much to her dismay, I’ve been...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

Interview with Shanti Christensen, of ShowShanti.com, on eating and cooking her way through China

Shanti Christensen, storyteller and food explorer, travels China meeting families who teach her their favorite home-style recipes. She writes and photographs for ShowShanti.com while collecting recipes for her future cookbook. Her Filipino mother and Danish-American...
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