What is Ginger?

Ginger is a flowering plant (Zingiber Officinale) where its roots are commonly used as spice worldwide and used in traditional/folk medicine (i.e., Chinese medicine, indigenous medicine, etc.) to warm up the body, boost metabolism, and improve the digestive system. It is also commonly added to food, beverages, pastries, and snacks.

What does it taste like?


The fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. Every step, from the process of creating fabrics to the finishing product that can be quickly replaced by a newer one, all contribute to environmental damage. …


North America’s largest lifestyle tradeshow NY NOW opens

NY Now has once again opened its door at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Feb. 1st-5th, 2020; As the largest lifestyle trade fairs in North America, more than 20 thousand distributors and buyers from all over the world attended this…


Seeing chocolate bombs at stores and all over TikTok? It’s never too late to join the bomb game! The trending hot chocolate bombs are balls of chocolate filled with cocoa mix and marshmallows, topped with chocolate decorations and sprinklers. When you pour hot milk into the mug, the bomb ‘explodes’…


Although Christmas is known to most people in the world, it is not a holiday that is traditionally celebrated in most Asian countries. However, due to Western cultural influences and its commercial appeal, Christmas has increasingly become more commonly celebrated in many Asian households. …


What is Sesame?

Sesame is a flowering plant (Sesamum Indicum) that is usually grown in tropical and temperate regions worldwide. The seed of Sesamum Indicum is commonly used in cooking, baking, and known for the health benefits it can provide. The seed has high oil content and is commonly made into a different…


Sesame Oil Chicken/MáYóuJī 🇹🇼is a classic Taiwanese winter dish that will warm your body inside out. Some sources state that it appeared early as the Tang dynasty. From a Chinese medicine point of view, sesame oil chicken is the perfect dish to eat in winter because of the ingredients used…


Ingredients:

1. 2 cups of rice

2. 1 pack of Kimchi (this will comprise of 1 cup of kimchi & 1/3 cup of its juice)

3. 2 tsp of gochujang

4. 1 tbsp of vegetable oil (if you’re not using bacon fat)

5. 2 tsp of sesame oil

6. 1 tsp…


What’s Chinese Chili Powder (La Jiao Mian)?

Chinese Chili Powder (La Jiao Mian) is a spice that’s commonly used in Chinese cuisine. It is stronger in flavor & aroma when compared with the chili powder that only contains ground red pepper. …


In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity. Although many places have permanently closed their doors due to the pandemic, some managed to emerge from this global hardship — Atelier EHOI is one of them.

photo provided by Atelier EHOI

Atelier EHOI is a New York and New Jersey-based online dessert shop that delivers…

Claire Wu

Born in Taiwan, living in New York.

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