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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - FOOD

    Feast like a king: Modern restaurants seek to recreate Chinese imperial cuisine

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by ISOBEL YEUNG

    ... the past few years, Hong Kong has seen a small but steady revival in ancient Chinese gastronomy. The latest attempt to resurrect the spirit of an imperial banquet can be found ... wisely sticks to the Cantonese cooking it knows best, while cherry-picking elements of ancient dining logic. "In terms of how people ate, we looked back through ancient Chinese history ...

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    UN World Food Programme scales back projects to feed the hungry

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:56pm by AFP

    ... million Syrians who had fled the conflict relied on food aid in neighbouring Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey and Egypt. "The level of need is much higher than what we're actually achieving ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    On the shelf: Argan oil and crispy seaweed

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Susan Jung       I doubt that I'll be using Crudigno Argan Oil very much; at HK$130 for 100ml, it's just too expensive. The oil, extracted from the fruit kernels of the Argan tree, has been used by the Berber people of Morocco since ancient times. To get the best of its nutty, complex flavour, use the oil as a dip for bread, in place of olive oil, or drizzle ...

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    Yum cha: Rock stars

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by VIVIAN MAK

    ... Vivian Mak Vivian Mak The Wuyi Mountains, in Fujian province, are the source of a distinctive group of oolong teas that reflect the wonders of nature. The mountains were listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1999, and their sheer, rocky cliffs and creases- where the soil is thin but enriched with water from winding rivers- are home to ancient trees that are heavily shaded ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: bay watch

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... and reject those that are brown, which indicates they're old. Bay is also known as laurel. Wreaths of laurel leaves were used to crown winning athletes at the ancient Olympic Games in Greece. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Book: Elizabeth David's Christmas

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... and Egypt, among other countries, before returning, after the second world war. Whether or not David intended the food featured in the book to be eaten only at Christmas, most of it is appropriate ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Yum cha: the green stuff

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... but ancient, method of sun-drying, whereby fresh leaves are laid in thin layers to dry and are not pressed or rolled, so they retain a natural form. No matter which method is employed, the idea ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    On the shelf

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung In the wrong hands, rose water can make a dish taste like an ancient linen cupboard, so use the Al Wadi Al Akhdar rose water judiciously. A product of Lebanon, it contains water, concentrated rose water and natural rose flavours. I added a small amount of it to a batch of lychee, raspberry and rose jam, and it perfumed it beautifully. It sells for HK$28 for 300ml ...



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