Moksa’s insane Vindaloo Wings will melt your soul

CAMBRIDGE — In the spirit of the 2013 football season, Moksa, an Asian fusion restaurant located in Central Square, has developed its own take on everyone’s favorite tailgate food with its new Vindaloo Wings ($6). Regarded as one of the hottest dishes available on Moksa’s menu, the vindaloo wings are an all-out blitz of jalapenos, […]

An Asian-Inspired Dessert: Indonesian Layered Pudding

Baking is something I’ve always enjoyed and can be therapeutic. The passion stemmed from Betty Crocker packages and blossomed into experimenting with different recipes and ingredients. It’s a recipe my mom taught me and one that I love because cakes, cookies, pastries can be found almost everywhere. This on the other hand was more unique […]

Red Lantern Kung Pao Lamb Sauces

Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge will celebrate its two-year anniversary from July 15 to July 28 with a special “From the Vault” menu. In addition to the current fare, the Back Bay Asian-fusion locale will feature highlights chosen from both customers and the Red Lantern crew, as well as a special favorite chosen by Executive […]

Red Lantern’s Blackened Salmon Roll

Red Lantern Restaurant & Lounge will celebrate its two-year anniversary from July 15 to July 28 with a special “From the Vault” menu. In addition to the current fare, the Back Bay Asian-fusion locale will feature highlights chosen from both customers and the Red Lantern crew, as well as a special favorite chosen by Executive […]

China Blossom Pumpkin Dumplings

This recipe is from David Yee, General Manager at China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge in Andover. Adding a traditional fall flavor to this classic Chinese dish results in pure pumpkin perfection. These dumplings are easy to whip up on a weeknight and fancy enough to serve at a special event. Pumpkin Dumpling Ingredients 1 egg […]

China Blossom’s Crab Rangoons

North Andover’s China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge shares its 52-year-old recipe for its famous creamy, crispy crab rangoons. Ingredients 7 egg roll wrappers 8 oz. cream cheese 8 oz. crab, lightly flaked 1 red onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbs. vinegar 1 egg 1 cup water 8-10 cups canola oil for frying Filling […]

Homemade vegetable lo mein

This is a simple way to make restaurant quality lo mein in the comfort of your own home. This recipe highlights the savory flavors of the noodles and soy, while incorporating a sweet crunch from the fresh vegetables. This dish is enough for two people to share. Ingredients 8 oz. cooked, lo mein noodles (available […]

Hawaiian Poke

This traditional Hawaiian dish originated when local fishermen would cut the raw fish they had just caught into small cubes and season it with a variety of spices, vegetables, and, essentially, whatever else they had on hand for a quick, yet satisfying, meal. Presently, the dish has made its way onto many high-end restaurants’ menus […]

Chicken Teriyaki-ish

Luckily for me, there are a few takeout establishments nearby that offer chicken dishes that my husband Tom likes. Tom loves Chinese lemon chicken, and there’s no way I’m cooking it when that restaurant two miles away will do it for me. Chicken kebabs are another favorite, available from the local Persian restaurant, and I […]

Myers + Chang’s Asian Tacos

A hit on their menu, this recipe from Myers + Chang is a unique take on the west-coast trend of Asian influenced tacos.  The recipe makes eight small tacos and is accompanied by a Sesame-Chili Salsa. Ingredients 2 tbsp. vegetable oil Salt and pepper 1 lb. short ribs, trimmed and cut into 2 inch medallions […]