Is it just me, or is yum cha the most intimidating form of dining? For a polite diner, it often feels like asking the person on the trolley to repeat themselves is a faux pas. 736 more words
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I always find Chinese restaurants, well, a little awkward. If you pile in with a group, I always end up feeling hesitant about how much food I take, and sometimes choosing the dishes can be a nightmare, with the on-going argument of which is really better – opting for a set menu, or selecting lots of different dishes? 1,890 more words
I made a tasty udon noodle soup the other day with a crispy, Asian-marinated duck breast. I had plenty of meat leftover, so I punched my baking-phobia in the gut and made some Szechuan peppercorn and scallion pancakes to wrap around my duck breast. 19 more words
:: I’ve been seeing duck pancakes a lot in the headlines recently, from foodie blogs to the menus of the city’s latest hip-trendy restaurants.
Wanting to see what all the fuss was about, I took a punt at making some myself and was happily rewarded with the outcome. 523 more words
In 2002, Sentro 1771 exploded on the local culinary scene with its original Modern Filipino cuisine. Executive Chef Vicky Pacheco brought Filipino cuisine to the next level by presenting local dishes in a chic and elegant setting, combining Swiss and French techniques with familiar Filipino flavors. 407 more words