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  1. Brief encounter

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung In Hong Kong, it's easier to find hard, green, sour apricots than it is to get the ripe fruit. For about two months in the spring, vegetable vendors sell the unripe fruit- which cooks preserve with salt, vinegar or rice wine- then, very briefly, they'll have beautifully coloured ripe apricots. The season comes and goes so fast that if you want the fruit ripe, ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 8, 2013

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Local pupils deserve pick of school places There have been reports of children who live in Sheung Shui not being able to get into schools in North District while Hong Kong-born mainland children can get a place ("Struggle for 1,400 primary places&quo ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, January 6, 2013

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... El Nino not linked to climate change The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change, US research shows. The study involved measuring the mon ...

  4. Thai fresh spring rolls

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung susan.jung@scmp.com Although most people associate fresh spring rolls (sometimes called 'summer rolls') with Vietnamese cuisine, they're also made in Thailand. I learned to make these rolls from an excellent Thai cook, who made them in large quantities for dinner parties, where they were very popular. Moo yor is a smooth pat?made of finely ground pork ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - EAT

    Table Talk

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

    ... spring vegetables and brioche; and bean curd mousse with chocolate soil and black sesame ice cream. The nine-course meal is HK$1,388, plus 10 per cent, or HK$2,888 with a wine pairing. Bookings: ... and pan-fried Dalian abalone with spring onions and garlic. Bookings: 2584 7722 ...

  6. Signature dish

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rather than the long, thin and tasteless type you normally encounter. I'd eaten Ipoh bean sprouts before, but never in Ipoh, so these were super fresh. Blanched briefly before being drizzled with soy sauce and sesame oil and topped with sliced spring onions and chilli (which were there for colour rather than flavour), they were a revelation as far as bean sprouts go. I've had many ...

  7. Spring a leek

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... The friendly giant of the onion family is versatile, easy to use and, as Susan Jung reveals, handy to have around when you need to whip up a hearty meal. Leeks have a sweet, mild taste that belies their relationship to onions and garlic. Although the vege ...

  8. Spring-Autumn Hot Pot Restaurant

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung G/F, 26 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay Tel: 2878 1128 Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, 6pm-2pm; Sunday 6pm-2am Cuisine: Chinese hot pot. Ambience: Bright, clean and comfortable, Spring-Autumn is an upscale two-storey restaurant that doesn't have too many tables. Near the ground-floor entrance are tanks full of fresh seafood. Diners are mainly businessmen and tai-tais. We ...

  9. Alice's wonderland

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Christina Pfeiffer Alice Springs may be a remote desert town in the centre of Australia, but it has an impressive collection of innovative restaurants. Many of their chefs hail from places ... actor-comedian Billy Connolly's visit to Alice Springs. Swiss-trained chef Beat Keller is almost as funny as the man himself. He quotes Connolly saying: 'Alice Springs was amazing. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Book: Hanoi Street Food

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... I remember the first time I ever tasted a proper nem (spring roll) in Hanoi, and how very different the wrapper was from those that I had tasted before at Vietnamese restaurants in San Francisco, ... spring rolls; banana blossom and chicken salad; caramelised pork; and crème caramel with coconut milk.     ...




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