Food for Thought, Sai Ying Pun

Gin tasting on a Tuesday, because this is how we roll in Hong Kong... Ping Pong is a "gintoneria" in Sai Ying Pun and my last stop...

Aladin Mess - best Indian takeout in HK

Hands down, best Indian takeaway in HK has to be this, 阿拉丁咖喱屋 Aladin Mess in Causeway Bay, and my opinion does not come from a single...

Wimbledon Cake

Last week I made a well received Victoria Sandwich for my husband's birthday. (He has slightly "old lady" tastes, with the exception of...

Maple Sesame Ribs for Kids

We used Spanish Duroc baby back ribs from Jett Foods to create this sticky ribs dish for children which they can eat with their fingers...

Salt & Vinegar Almonds

These are simple to prepare, nutritious and incredibly moreish. I soaked my almonds first but you could just use roasted almonds and bake...

Ham, Cheese & Kimchi Fried Sandwich

A possible sign that I have been living in Asia too long is my sudden preference for kimchi with ham & cheese rather than Branston's...

Yard Long Beans with Kimchi & Pork

Yard long beans are so named for a reason, although you could just use French beans if you prefer. This dish is a quick lunch or supper...

Which canned tuna is sustainable?

WHICH TUNA? My family love tuna, and in canned form it's a convenient protein to have on the hand to shove it in sandwiches, salads and...

Gaucho Hong Kong

The sign of a good lunch is emerging from it after dark, and that is what invariably happens each time we visit the Gaucho. I have long...

Persiana!

There is always ONE cookbook that everyone seems to be talking about and cooking from, and right now it seems to be this one. A lot of my...

Man Claws

How was my life complete before the arrival of the man claws? This is a must have in any self respecting man's culinary wardrobe and an...

Herby Couscous with Roasted Veg

Here is a slightly more elegant way of presenting an old classic, in muffin cups bought at Twinsco and taster forks from Jason's. The...

DIY Breakfast Wraps

There are plenty of ways to liven up breakfast time with these coconut based wraps from Green Vitamin. These are raw, paleo, gluten-free,...