ABOUT THE LADY, THE PUPS, AND BEYOND

Hi, I’m Mandy Lee, Taiwan-born, Vancouver-raised, and slow-aged in New York for the better part of my life.  Until moving to Beijing where, out of sheer desperation and agony, I started Lady and Pups – an angry food blog in 2012, my misery outlet where it marked the beginning of my pre-midlife crisis.  If you don’t know what it’s like to move from NYC to China… anger doesn’t even cut it.  This little project is a phoenix rising out of the tormenting flames of living there with all its misery.  So come share how I turned a lot of frustration and anger in a lovely meal.

You should know that I excel at giving unsolicited opinions.  I love movies.  I love traveling.  I am a dog person, but only because I’ve never met a people cat.  I’m also conflicted about whether pigs should be pets or SPAM, which makes me a hypocrite.  I dream of having a….      READ MORE


KHAO SOI NEUA/BEEF

KHAO SOI NEUA/BEEF

PrintKHAO SOI IngredientsTHE CURRY BROTH: 6 small Asian shallots (140 grams after peeling), peeled 9 cloves of garlics (40 grams after peeling), peeled 2…

POTATO LATKE WAFFLE FRIES

POTATO LATKE WAFFLE FRIES

THE PERFECT HOMEMADE FRENCH FRIES ARE, ACTUALLY, NOT FRENCH FRIES.  NOT ANYMORE. PrintDEEP-FRIED POTATO LATKE WAFFLE IngredientsPOTATO LATKE WAFFLE: 3 medium-size starchy potatoes like…

SUMMER CREAMY TOFU NOODLES

SUMMER CREAMY TOFU NOODLES

PrintSUMMER CREAMY TOFU NOODLES Serving Size: 2 Ingredients2 servings (about 2 small handfuls) of fresh or dry ramen noodles (see note *) 1 box…

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KHAO SOI NEUA/BEEF

KHAO SOI NEUA/BEEF

PrintKHAO SOI IngredientsTHE CURRY BROTH: 6 small Asian shallots (140 grams after peeling), peeled 9 cloves of garlics (40 grams after peeling), peeled 2…