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The Kid in the Kitchen

My name is Tai, and my story, although quite different than other Asian-Americans, is quite simple. When I was ten, I left my bustling Hong Kong, China for the suburban life in the State of California with my parents. 869 more words

Five Spice

Five spice eggy bread with duck and cherries

Met a friend for brunch the other day. A typical parents and babies gig – chatted about this and that, hit the caffeine hard, tried to stay calm whilst those under the age of one teetered between being cute and grizzlyness. 272 more words


Chinese five-spice chicken with hot and sour coriander sauce, pak choi and egg fried rice 

Just before Christmas we had a little shindig in the office where instead of going out to a local pub/restaurant we decided to go for a filthy Chinese. 586 more words


a christmas story :: duck recipes

A Christmas Story teaches us a lot of things: You should never lick a freezing cold metal pole. If you get a BB gun, there’s a strong possibility that you’ll shoot your eye out.

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Roast duck breast, butternut squash chutney, peach purée and some shrubbery

As is normally the way with the planning of my food it pretty much all boils down to one of two things: ‘Is it on offer?’ and ‘Have I done it before?!’ – This time it was firmly in the former camp that this one fell in. 366 more words


Plum chicken parcels

These perhaps aren’t the most photogenic…but they were pretty fun to make, and very tasty!

I softened down plums with white wine and balsamic vinegar, cinnamon, ginger, five spice, star anise and chili powder. 40 more words


Makan Place - Lao Zhong Zhong Ngoh Hiang

Ngo Hiang or Wu Xiang is a composiiton of various meats and other ingredients flavoured with five spice powder (wu xiang), wrapped in various skins and deep fried. 264 more words