Welcome to Jing Gao’s Pantry! In each installment of this series, a recipe developer will share with us the pantry items essential to their cooking. This month, we're exploring five staples stocking Jing’s Sichuan kitchen.
Sichuan food is known for its diabolically spicy flavor profiles, bright red bubbling hot pots, and piles of chicken dotted with chili. But like its people, Sichuan flavors are complex and ever-evolving.