September 2017

Soy Sauce Chicken 3

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. 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....

Starz Kitchen (Whampoa, Hong Kong) 11

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

Glutinous Rice Dumplings (Ham Sui Gok)

Ham Sui Gok is a type of deep fried dimsum made with savoury minced pork coated with a semi sweet glutinous rice flour dough. 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...

Lord Stow's Bakery (Taipa, Macau) 6

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...


Pocherong Bisaya 1

Pocherong Bisaya

Pocherong Bisaya is a soup dish of beef leg shanks, corn, saba bananas, bamboo shoots and leafy vegetables cooked in a stock enhanced by ginger & lemongrass The first time I saw this I was confused, they call it Pochero but it looks like Bulalo but when you taste it...

Sarimanok (Macau) 10

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

Stir-Fried Cucumbers With Spicy Ground Pork

Stir-Fried Cucumbers with Spicy Ground Pork is a dish of cucumbers cooked with ground pork seasoned with chillies, soy sauce and garlic. 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?...

Mrs Fields (Central, Hong Kong) 6

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

Tulapho

Tulapho is a Filipino dish of fried fatty pork usually boiled first then cooked on its own rendered fat, it is usually used as an ingredient. 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...