Douchi: History, Flavor, Benefits, Uses

Douchi is a Chinese seasoning paste that consists mostly of fermented soybeans. It is sometimes labeled in English as fermented black beans. In some places, you may see douchi written out as dou-chi. It’s one of the more heavily used seasonings in Sichuan cooking. Douchi is right up there with …

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Molokhia leaves

Molokhia Leaves: An Egyptian Vegetable

Molokhia leaves come from the molokhia plant, which is native to Egypt. Some sources claim that it was discovered by the Jews, possible in the era of the Pharaohs while others say that the plant is of Asian origin. The molokhia plant grows wild in both Asia and Africa but …

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