Joong: Chinese sticky “rice dumplings” wrapped in bamboo leaves

June 29, 2015 / 0 comments

Every year around this time of the year, my grandma makes a batch of joong in celebration of the Duanwu Festival.

Lap Cheong: Dried, preserved Chinese sausage

February 4, 2014 / 5 comments

I trekked to Confucius Plaza today to see my visiting dad. My pops likes to visit New York quarterly to see the relatives and to stock up on Chinese ingredients. One of those ingredients he picks up on his New York Chinatown trips is called Lap Cheong (or Lop Chong)