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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. 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 ...

  3. Whole story

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... decided to be adventurous and prepare some whole, poached trout for dinner. For some of the diners, it was their first encounter with fish that didn't come packaged as tidy fillets. Several ... the fish securely and make it easier to flip over. 1 firm-fleshed white fish, about 1kg Cooking oil, for brushing About 30ml extra virgin olive oil 2-3 spring onions Fresh coriander sprigs Fine sea ...

  4. High spirits

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... A centuries-old art has helped refine the process of making South Korean soju. Alan Warboys braves the national tipple's fiery reputation I REMEMBER my first encounter ... Chamjinisulro Soju, the most popular export brand. The company dilutes the spirit with spring water, bringing it from 98 per cent alcohol to 21 per cent. The milder drink is also likely to suit drinkers ...

  5. Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pancakes and spring onions. Other specialities include wheat noodles in hearty meat broths, cold pickled vegetable dishes, potato dishes, grilled fish head, and traditional staples such as northern ... to their southern Chinese patrons. The extras During the spring festival, Dong Bei Ren serves up special dishes such as traditional five-coloured dumplings to signify the wish for a bumper harvest. Sunday ...



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