Má (the numbing of Sichuan pepper) + là (the heat of chili pepper) = málà (the defining taste of Sichuan food)
Check out our newly redesigned Recipe Site for well-tested recipes from four mother-daughter teams with roots in China. Search our recipes by ingredient for an introduction to Sichuan specialty products, how to prep, use and store them, and numerous recipes that feature each one.
The Mala Market are "outstanding purveyors of Chinese ingredients and food culture"—Fuchsia Dunlop
What's your Chinese food obsession?
A shared obsession with Sichuan food helped us bond as American mother and adopted-teen Chinese daughter and also keeps Fongchong connected to her homeland. Whether your connection to Chinese food is through your immigrant or multicultural family, world travel, or simply the love of a Chinese restaurant down the street, our mission is to help you make the best Chinese of your life!
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