February is American Heart Month and before the month comes to a close, we wanted to share with you a few kitchen tips and recipes that can help keep your blood pressure and cholesterol levels in check.
Follow these heart-healthy cooking and eating tips, courtesy of the American Heart Association, and incorporate them into your favorite Asian meals, starting with the five recipes below.
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Tanghulu literally translated means Candied Haw on a Stick (bīngtáng húlu 冰糖葫芦). Tanghulu is a traditional winter snack in northern China, especially in Beijing. Traditionally, tanghulu has a hardened sugar coating that comes from dipping the skewer in sugar. There are less common varieties with a chocolate coating or sesame sprinkles. Traditionally, tanghulu uses the Chinese hawthorn fruit (山楂 shānzhā), but other fruit can be used, such as apples, kiwi, strawberries, etc.