How-To: Make Koji Fried Chicken with Angela Dimayuga

Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food in NYC shows us how to make perfectly crispy fried chicken using koji—a.k.a. fermented rice.


Koji Fried Chicken with Salted Cucumber and Daikon Salad Recipe

The koji used in the air-drying process caramelizes the outside of the chicken so well, you won't even need flour to make it crispy.


Making the Perfect Fish Sauce Is a Science, Not an Art

Chef Stevie Parle of modern British restaurant, Craft London, has revived a 3,000-year-old recipe for garum—the aged fish guts ketchup first made by Romans.


This Chinese Koji Fried Chicken Is the Perfect Mix of Tender and Crunchy

Everyone has their opinions about where to get the best fried chicken, but let's just say that Mission Chinese Food's is a guaranteed slam dunk no matter what.


The Best Rice Pudding Has a Little Funk

We decided to kick off the weekend in the best possible way with the new king of rice puddings: koji rice pudding.


Koji Rice Pudding Recipe

While koji is traditionally used to marinate meats, it brings an extra layer of sweet and salty deliciousness when you add a little bit to a simple dessert like rice pudding.


Listen to Koji's Four-Song EP, 'Fury'

Some real heavy classic indie rock influence on these.


Eating Kimchi and Yogurt Can Make You a Less Awkward Person

This study—which links probiotic foods with improved social engagement and decreased neurosis—will have you swapping your medication for a dill pickle.


How Grandma's Secret Recipe Took Mission Chinese Food to the Next Level

You'll see Josefina's House Special Chicken on the menu at the new Mission Chinese Food, but you won't know the full story until you talk to Executive Chef Angela Dimayuga.