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Stir Fried Shanghai Noodles with Chicken and Napa Cabbage

By Joan Lipinski Cochran As with most Shanghai recipes, this noodle dish features the flavors of soy sauce and sugar. Set aside 20 minutes for...

Shanghai Offers Vibrant, Varied Jewish Food Scene

By Joan Lipinski Cochran The Kosher Café in Shanghai’s Hongqiao district holds eight tables, each draped in white linen and covered with clear plastic, the...

Sesame Grilled Tuna With Carrot-Ginger Dressing

I am a huge fan of rare tuna. If you can get the top-quality, sashimi-grade fish, this really is the best way to showcase...

Baking With Strawberries

While strawberries are the essence of summer, they are as fleeting as the season. Once you buy strawberries, you must consume them in a couple...

Not-Quite Homemade Desserts

I’m a baker: I love to do it, I love to share it, I love to eat the goods. But lots of people loathe baking,...

Israeli Wine: Not Your Bubbe’s Manischewitz

What’s more difficult: parting the Red Sea or choosing a red wine? Some may have chosen the latter last week during the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of...

Center Stage Sauces

As summer surges into full swing, food preferences follow suit. We seek lighter, simpler fare, but let’s not sacrifice flavor in the process. Diners often...

Basil: Summer’s Favorite Herb

In my teensy urban garden, I always allocate some prime real estate to herbs. This year, I have a big pot of basil, and...

Delish Fish

I’ve been experimenting with different types of fish recently. My latest strategy is to walk up to the fishmonger and ask what he or...

Found Food

A few years ago, my family rented a house in Jamaica, complete with a chef. One evening I saw him chopping parsley. “I’m surprised you’re...