Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Vegetable Stir Fry)
What is japchae? Japchae (잡채) translates to mixed vegetables in Korean, and I recently learned that the dish originally contained no noodles. Surprisingly, the reason..
Vegetarian Mapo Tofu (Vegan-Friendly)
What is mapo tofu? Although Shanghai cuisine sits close to my heart, Sichuan cuisine, the region known for its tongue-numbing (mala) dishes, will always be..
Kung Pao Chicken (No Peanuts)
Updated on February 26, 2021 by Julia When I was a kid, I always assumed kung pao chicken (宫保鸡丁/gongbaojiding）was only a Westernized dish. To be..
Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce (Instant Pot)
Updated on February 21, 2021 by Julia Eggplant can be finicky. Different types vary in bitterness and its initial preparation will affect its taste. This..
Sourdough Chinese Scallion Pancakes (葱油饼）
Updated on February 15, 2021 by Julia Scallion pancakes are abundant in China. Walk down any street, and you’ll find a vendor expertly pouring batter..
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Hi, I’m Julia
Brand strategist and growth marketer by day, sourdough baker and food photographer by hobby (hence The Floured Camera). I spent half of my life living in Asia, and always aim to blend flavors and inspirations from both my cultures.
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