As Asian food continues its conquest of the world, chopsticks are becoming a regularly used utensil in many of our meals. However, many of us are still forced to use cheap, unpleasant, uncomfortable, and environmentally unfriendly chopsticks. But don’t despair! We have put together a collection of 10 of the coolest (and most stylish) chopsticks. Some are playful, some are sexy, and all are better than those crappy wooden ones at your local sushi place. See below for what we mean.
Spicy, sweet, sour, and so much more, Asian sauces are so much more flavorable than many of those you will find normally used in Western cooking. But be careful, sometimes all it takes is a little of these sauces to go a long way! See below for some of the best available Asian sauces:
Soup is not just an appetizer but a meal in itself. But without the correct utensil, you are often left slurping soup off the floor due to limited depth of most spoons. However, with an Asian style soup spoon (such as you have probably seen at your local Japanese restaurant with your miso), your troubles are over. So get slurping in style with these great Asian style soup spoons:
Asian ear cleaners have a long history and culture behind them. It is not uncommon to see ear cleaning offered as service at beauty salons and hairdressers. However, asian ear cleaning tools see their biggest use in social settings where they are used by a friend or loved one.
Ear cleaning is believed to have a range of health benefits. Additionally, because many people believe that the nerves in our ears are connected to other parts of our body (in the same sense as accupuncture), the removal of earwax using these tools is often seen as a relaxing and healthy activity.
Asian ear cleaners are traditionally made from bamboo or precious metals such as silver or gold, but more commonly now, from stainless steel or plastic. See below for a range of ear cleaning tools for yourself and for the other people in your life.
Ginseng has been used for centuries to treat a range of health problems and to maintain good health. In fact, ginseng has been rumored to treat such things as a lack of energy, high blood sugar and cholesterol levels, as well as reducing stress, promoting relaxation, treating diabetes, and even helping with sexual dysfunction in men. See below for our list of the 10 best ginseng products currently on the market.
What are the top 10 Asian movies of all time? This is a neverending, but enjoyable, debate and it is incredibly difficult to choose from so many amazing Asian movies. In fact, many of them would qualify not just as the best Asian movies but as some of the best movies made of all time. So with no further ado, see below for the movies I believe belong on any list of the top 10 Asian movies of all time. (Apologies in advance to all those who disagree with the 10 movies that made it onto the list. Let me know if you think something else belongs on here.)
For those who like well-paced, intelligent, crime movies, look no further than this stylish Hong Kong Triad (Chinese Mafia) movie. Election is the first in director Johnny To’s series focused on the internal politics of the members of the Wo Shing Triad, the oldest and largest criminal family in Hong Kong.