Our Top 10 Asian Food Items
In the wake of Chinese New Year (a.k.a. Lunar New Year), it is important to reflect on and celebrate the greatness of Asian cuisine. Asian food, from Chinese recipes to Thai recipes, Japanese recipes, and Korean recipes, is just as much a part of the American food landscape as Italian and other European food. As an importer of food items from all over the world, we want to take the time to share our top 10 Asian food items.
Also known as glass noodles, China Bowl Cellophane Noodles are extremely thin and quick to cook. Glass noodles like China Bowl Cellophane Noodles are ubiquitous in Thai and Chinese recipes, including soup recipes and stir fry. Try these 12 Soups, Stews, and Hot Pot Recipes for When It's Just Too Cold Outside.
Yakami Orchard All-Natural Japanese Ponzu is a type of Japanese brown sauce that is used in Japanese cuisine as frequently as soy sauce. Japanese Ponzu Sauce possesses a citrus taste and aroma that other dipping sauces don’t. This tangy sauce can also be used to dress meat, fish, vegetables, and tempura.
The baker, the cocktail lover, and the cooking enthusiast will all love Yakami Orchard Sudachi Juice. It is a natural Japanese juice that can be used in cocktails, vinaigrettes, sauces, and even desserts. Yakami Orchard Sudachi Juice will deliver a tart, citrus flavor to suit any of your kitchen needs.
Eden Sesame and Sea Vegetable Seasoning is a unique and delicious Japanese seasoning blend. Enjoy Eden Sesame and Sea Vegetable Seasoning on snacks such as popcorn or chips, on noodles, rice and more for a salty, earthy Japanese taste in every bite.
Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise is a household staple and favorite condiment of Japan. The Japanese use Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise to add flavor to vegetables, sushi, chicken, and other uniquely Japanese recipes. It is without a doubt one of the most popular items at any Asian food market.
Sweet chili sauce is used all throughout Thai cuisine. It is a popular dipping sauce for spring rolls and even chicken wings. The defining characteristic of many Thai recipes is this combination of sweetness and heat. Unlike other Asian sauces like soy sauce, Mae Ploy Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce has a satisfying viscosity to it.
Eden Mirin is a traditional Koji-brewed rice cooking wine. Mirin rice wine is absolutely essential to Japanese cuisine because it lends the exact type of sweetness needed to make the most delicious rice, which is the bedrock food of Asian cultures. Anyone who wants to try their hand at cooking the best Asian food recipes needs Eden Mirin Rice Cooking Wine in their pantry.
Wangderm Thai Tea Powder comes from environmentally conscious farming techniques and carefully handled processes. Tea experts work to create the perfect temperature, humidity and drying time necessary to render the best Thai tea powder. Use Wangderm Thai Tea Powder for your own homemade Thai iced tea. (For a quicker way to make Thai iced tea, try premade Wangderm Authentic Thai Iced Tea.)
Ramen has taken the world by storm, but have you ever had Korean ramen? Korean ramen like Samyang Buldak Corn Hot Chicken Ramen (and many other Samyang flavors we carry) is flavored differently than Japanese ramen. Samyang Ramen can be eaten in soup, but is typically eaten as a noodle dish. It delivers an exciting level of heat with comforting chicken and vegetable flavors.
Heat lovers absolutely adore Samyang’s Extremely Spicy Chicken Sauces. There are two types available: The Samyang Original and the 2X Extreme Sauce. Add this sauce to your Samyang ramen if you want to put your tastebuds to the test! These spicy Korean sauces can also be used in other Korean recipes, such as hot pots and other noodle dishes.
- Taylor Markarian