These dumplings from Chef Christopher Lee will be the hit of the party. Enlist a friend or family member to help you assemble them and it will seem effortless. Or, see Make Ahead Tip for freezing directions.
Chefs are pairing Asian lychee fruit and lemongrass in seafood dishes, desserts and beverages. In this recipe, a lightly acidic and mildly sweet lemongrass and lychee sauce complements sesame and panko-crusted tuna.
Perfect for entertaining, this salad is as much a feast for the eyes as it is the palate. Allspice and cinnamon combine with the sweet, tart flavor of pomegranate juice to create a special vinaigrette for mixed greens. Fresh oranges, Cinnamon Glazed Walnuts and pomegranate seeds complete this spectacular starter.
A small hand-held blowtorch, made for use in the kitchen, is useful for caramelizing the sugar topping. Or, use the broiler to brown the sugar topping.
These cookies are rich with cardamom, cinnamon and ground cloves -- spices found in Chai, a spiced tea beverage.
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