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Photos: What Are You Eating on Lunar New Year? Instagram Us at #AsiaSocietyLNY

Folded dumplings filled with sweet potatoes, waiting to be deep-fried. (Tahiat Mahboob)
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On February 10, 2013, people around the world will celebrate Lunar New Year. Asia Blog wants to see what you'll be eating to ring in the Year of the Snake. Instagram us your photos with #AsiaSocietyLNY.

Photos: What's Your Favorite Asian Street Food?

Papadum, fried paper-thin wafer of lentil or chickpeas, usually eaten as an accompaniment with dips, from India. (Saki Yuen)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

This past summer we asked readers to tell us what their favorite street foods were from around Asia and send us photos. This mouth-watering slideshow is what we got.

Multimedia: How Savvy Chinese People Avoid Toxic Food, Goods Produced in China

Changsha businessman Wei Xingyu milks a goat he raised himself, out of distrust of Chinese milk products. (VOC.com.cn)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Many Chinese are now taking matters into their own hands, and going to great lengths, to avoid consuming toxic foods and drugs.

Photo of the Day: Stringing Them Along in India

A man busy making vermicelli, popularly known as
Food & RecipesMultimedia

A man busy making vermicelli, popularly known as "semiya," in Hyderabad, India on August 13, 2012. (Rajesh_India/Flickr)

Slideshow: What's On the Ramadan Iftar Menu in Asia?

Kueh lapis is a layered glutinous steamed cake that is abundant all over Singapore. (multheme/Flickr)
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During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims break the fast with iftar, an evening meal taken after sunset. We take a look at some of the dishes typically served in different parts of Asia.

Gallery: Food and a Floating Market in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Dawn patrol: vendors heading to market get an early start on the Mekong River in Vietnam. (Hélène Franchineau)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reporter Hélène Franchineau has a passion for telling stories through videos and photos. During a brief trip to Vietnam last spring, Franchineau made her way to the Mekong Delta.

China's Shark Fin Soup Ban Draws Contrasting Reactions on Weibo, Twitter

Fresh shark fins drying on sidewalk in Hong Kong on September 27, 2011. (cloneofsnake/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Users of Chinese and Western social media speak out on an announced ban on consumption of shark fin soup at Chinese government banquets. 

The Best Chinese Restaurants in America: Are They All in California?

Koi Palace in Daly City, California. (ZakVTA/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

We asked Los Angeles-based foodie David Chan — who has eaten at more than 6,000 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. — to rank his top 10.

Food Paradise or Hell: A New Chinese Documentary Sparks Debate

Food & RecipesLifestyle

The combination of food porn and nostalgia was potent enough to make the CCTV series an instant (if controversial) sensation.

Fish Amok, Cambodia's National Dish

Food & Recipes

In summer 2011, food blogger Eva Thorne travelled to Phnom Penh to learn how to make fish amok, the national dish of Cambodia.

As Thorne says, "Fish amok is a sublime fish curry custard that is steamed in banana leaves. It's elegant, moist and flavorful."

A complete recipe with ingredients follows the instructional video below.

 

Video: Eva Thorne in Phnom Penh (1 min., 59 sec.)