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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Pizza-Q

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... spring for the supreme platter, which includes cheese fingers, chicken wings, spring rolls and potato wedges with a mixed green salad. If there are only two of you, the spring rolls ...

  8. Tofu love

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... grams firm bean curd 4 fat spring onions 100ml peanut oil 150 grams minced beef 30 grams Sichuan chilli bean paste 1 tbsp fermented black beans Ground Sichuan chillies, to taste (optional) 250ml ... water, then drain it and cut into 2cm cubes. Put the bean curd in a bowl and pour lightly salted simmering water over it so it's submerged. Slice the spring onions on the diagonal ...

  9. Table talk

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung susan.jung@scmp.com Chefs Sriprathum Rosarin and Klangtong Kanokporn from the Millennium Hilton in Bangkok will be cooking Thai dishes at the Garden Cafe of the Conrad Hotel in Admiralty until August 10. The chefs' dishes, which will be rotated throughout the promotion, include spicy seafood soup with Thai herbs; deep-fried spring roll sheets with shrimp (right); ...

  10. Lowdown on highs of lotus root

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... oil 2 spring onions, sliced large handful fresh coriander leaves, chopped Method 1 Peel the lotus root with a vegetable peeler, removing any black parts, then cut into slices about 0.5cm ... the lotus root has softened slightly but is still crunchy. 4 Season to taste with freshly ground pepper. Add the sesame oil, stir, gently but thoroughly, then toss in the spring onions ...




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