The Japanese Pantry
In this Global Pantry video, you’ll see what spices are crucial to authentic Chinese cuisine, and learn how to use them in dishes like soups and stir-fries. There are delicious vegetarian options as well as creative dishes using pork and seafood. Stock up on a few key spices like star anise, fennel, ginger, and garlic, and try bok choy when it’s in season. For more tasty ideas, check out the Global Pantry article on Chinese cooking.