Monthly Archive: September 2017

Soy Sauce Chicken 3 4

Soy Sauce Chicken

Soy Sauce Chicken or “See Yao Gai” is a Chinese chicken dish made with whole chicken poached in a soy sauce and sugar spiced stock. It’s a popular Cantonese dish that can be found hanging on many Chinese restaurant windows together with roast duck, roast pork and barbecue pork. It...

Starz Kitchen (Whampoa, Hong Kong) 11 0

Starz Kitchen (Whampoa, Hong Kong)

The first time I went here many years ago I was impressed with that large yacht or ship in the middle of the tall buildings, at first, I thought there was a dock there until I realized it was not in a sea of water but on a sea of...

Glutinous Rice Dumplings (Ham Sui Gok) 1 5

Glutinous Rice Dumplings (Ham Sui Gok)

Crispy outer layer, chewy and juicy dough, semi-sweet and savoury fill warm gooey meat and vegetable filling, that is what makes this dim sum great! The mixture of textures and flavours it’s a carnival in your mouth. Ham Sui Gok or Haam Seui Gok (鹹水角; xiánshuǐ jiǎo; hàahm séui gok)...

Lord Stow's Bakery (Taipa, Macau) 6 0

Lord Stow’s Bakery (Taipa, Macau)

This was one of our itineraries when we visited Macau, I heard so much about these tarts from friends, colleagues and acquaintances, I did save a spot on our schedule. Most of them told me it was the best tarts they ever tried, I was intrigued to try them on...

Braised Pork Ribs and Bitter Gourd in Black Bean Sauce 1 1

Braised Pork Ribs and Bitter Gourd in Black Bean Sauce

Braised Pork Ribs and Bitter Gourd in Black Bean Sauce like the name suggest is a dish made with bitter gourd and tender soft bone pork ribs slowly braised in a sauce made with fermented salted black beans and spiced with dried chillies. This so far is the best bitter...

Pocherong Bisaya 1 2

Pocherong Bisaya

The first time I saw this I was confused, they call it Pochero but it looks like Bulalo but when you taste it then it’s a totally different dish. The subtle differences form both mentioned dishes just gives it an edge in terms of flavour complexity. The lemongrass gives it...

Sarimanok (Macau) 10 0

Sarimanok (Macau)

Macau is not a huge place and if you are not a gambler I think one or two days is more than enough to view what this place has to offer. A short boat ride from Hong Kong is all you need to go here, you might not even need...

Stir-Fried Cucumbers With Spicy Ground Pork 1 1

Stir-Fried Cucumbers With Spicy Ground Pork

Cucumbers for most are eaten raw either on salads, in pickled form or even in sauces but do you know that the Chinese use it in stir fries? If not then give this recipe a shot, Stir-Fried Cucumbers with Spicy Ground Pork where cucumbers are exposed to high heat giving...

Mrs Fields (Central, Hong Kong) 6 0

Mrs Fields (Central, Hong Kong)

Back during the days when I travel via ferry from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Star Ferry Pier on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong I was always tortured by the smell of freshly baked cookies from Mrs Fields, it’s one of those unavoidable things as it was near the...

Tulapho 1 3

Tulapho

Last Friday we posted a simple dish of Stir-Fried Choy Sum with Minced Garlic and what’s best to pair that with is this simple Crispy Fried Pork called Tulapho, so what’s special about it? isn’t it just another fried pork? Yes, but it has a different cooking technique and it...