Kung pao chickpeas This is one of those times when a vegan dish is so delicious that […]
I invited you into my past… And you invited me into your future. Helen has grown up in […]
Enjoyed by the Chinese for centuries, marbled tea eggs make a truly delicious snack. The only problem is they’re almost too pretty to eat…..
Incredibly easy and fun to make, here’s how you can serve up a batch of these popular Chinese street treats:
his makes for an indulgent dish. It can be served as an appetiser for four or as a main for two. The juicy tiger prawns are coated in a Tsingtao Beer batter, deep-fried until golden and then laced in a fruity sweet and sour sauce.
The history of your favourite Chinese dishes may not be all that it seems… General Tso’s chicken. Sweet […]
Auspicious foods are an important focus during the two-week Chinese New Year festival. A chicken might be served whole to symbolise family togetherness, and sticky rice cake might be offered up to ensure a rich, sweet year ahead. Whilst a whole fish served with the head and tail attached symbolises a good beginning and ending for the coming year – the Chinese word for fish also sounds like ‘abundance’. This particular recipe combines the salty, earthyiness of black bean, with a hit of chilli and a beautifully lightly steamed fish. Great for flavour, balance, and abundance. Kung Hei Fat Choi!
Following the success of Bubblewrap and Bake’s Taikayi fish ice cream cones in Chinatown London, Shaftesbury has announced […]
Originating in China in the eighties, bubble tea has stood the test of time and is now taking […]
This glossy, salty-sweet roast pork dish is one of the most famous and ubiquitous dishes in Hong Kong.
It can be found on every street corner and each restaurant claims to have the best secret recipe for their Char Siu. The meat is marinated for hours and roasted until tender so when you take your first bite you are treated to the sweetness of the sauce, followed by a slightly charred flavour and finally the joy of the succulent meat. You MUST give it a try!
Unsure where to travel this year? Comedian and actor Richard Ayoade has been jet-setting across Europe (and sometimes […]
For a lot of Westerners, the Chinese supermarket is a formidable prospect. There’s writing you don’t know how […]