This little knuckle of a shoot sure throws a good punch. Historically considered a powerful vampire repellent, its strong flavour and aroma characteristics somewhat resemble that of its older sister, the stout and sturdy onion. I often use this little family in most of my savoury recipes and what I love is the versatility in… Continue reading Garlic
The year of 2019 brings us back to the year of the pig. So may this pig bring you plenty of luck, happiness and great food! The snacks are a sweet-salty mix of deep-fried goodness and can be seen being sold on every street corner in China- and I mean by the 10kg-bucket load! The… Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!
Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la, 'Tis the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la... That's all for now since my singing isn't something to boast about! Merry Christmas guys (although I know it's January as I write this, which feels pretty wrong and I hope I don't get ridden with bad luck… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Citrus and Nuts
Every crack in the wall opens up to expose another world behind it. Food culture really fascinates me and as an expat in China, it really is captivating. A new world to be explored, unfamiliar to the average Londoner. The streets, jostling with unique personalities, unfamiliar faces and unknown traditions. The alleyways, fabulously… Continue reading Street food of China