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  1. News - China - MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

    Mooncakes of solid gold are a Shanghai sell-out

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... that Chinese culture advocates people sending luxurious gifts to establish a good rapport and gain favour with others. In recent years, there has been a public backlash against pricey edible mooncakes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1048041/mooncakes-solid-gold-are-shanghai-sell-out
  2. Agnes b. Le Pain Grille

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... (made from beans that have passed through the digestive tract of an Asian palm civet), and a good selection of tea from luxury Paris brand Mariage Freres, such as the delightful green tea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677737/agnes-b-le-pain-grille
  3. ham

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... cheese), Smithfield, Yunnan and Westphalian. If you really love these luxury products, and have the money and a cool, airy space in your home, whole hams are a good purchase at speciality shops ... a good balance of flavours, with the pork's sweetness winning out over salt and other spices. They have a silky texture and lightly glossy sheen from the fat. Wet-cured hams should also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583657/ham
  4. Mince pies

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Janice Leung Marks & Spencer Luxury All Butter Deep Filled Mince Pies The pastry is the star of these pies. A slightly deeper shade of golden brown than the others, the crust is like a good biscuit, with uniform crumb size, and, when cut apart, the layers of pastry are visible. The abundant filling includes currants and cherries. The addition of nutmeg, candied orange ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988373/mince-pies
  5. Room at the top

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... restaurants. My favourite is The Eight at the Grand Lisboa. I had some very good Peking duck at Yan Toh Heen at the InterContinental. And I ate at the Four Seasons' [Michelin three-star] Lung King Heen. That one had very good service. Perhaps it was not the most typical Chinese restaurant, but I'm not competent enough at Chinese food to say anything about it.' When Robuchon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696747/room-top
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Seasons: pommes treats

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

    ... sublime. His pommes purée is one of his most famous creations, and to get something this rich, smooth and luxurious involves a lot of butter and forcing the purée through a fine sieve. I have eaten ... shockingly good, like the most delicate, airy purée held together by fragile potato skin and so delicious they threatened to overwhelm the main focus of the dish, a roast guinea fowl. Technique ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1067906/seasons-pommes-treats
  7. On the shelf

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung I have been looking for a good brand of puff pastry: most manufacturers use shortening, rather than butter, so the taste suffers. I finally found one I can recommend, the Marie ... consistently ranks as one of the best brands of commercial pasta. It is an affordable luxury: although it costs about 50 per cent more than supermarket varieties such as De Cecco, it is obvious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988030/shelf
  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Ageing gracefully: How to get the best out of life's luxuries

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Annabel Jackson

    ... Small casks make for a good deal of wood contact but these old casks do not impart flavour, rather they allow the port contact with oxygen. This slow oxidation mellows the port, producing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1075312/ageing-gracefully-how-get-best-out-lifes-luxuries
  9. Lifestyle - Health - THE TASTE TEST YOGURT WITH TOPPINGS

    The Taste Test: Yogurt with toppings

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... the combination with cookies a bit less naughty. The button-sized cookie bits, though few, provide a good crunch and make this seem more like dessert than breakfast. Verdict: the yogurt is light, creamy ... Bramley apple, sultana and cinnamon compote and three-seed granola combine in this luxurious pot of British-made yogurt. It has added vitamin D (6.6 micrograms, or 132 per cent of the recommended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1067225/taste-test-yogurt-toppings
  10. Full steam- or fry- ahead

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... About HK$60 with tea. Lung King Heen 4/F, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance Street, Central; tel: 3196 8880 Ambience: Luxurious and quiet with a great view of the harbour. What's good? Steamed ... instructor in southern Chinese food preparation at the Chinese Cuisine Training Institute in Pok Fu Lam, says it takes about eight to 10 years to become a good dim sum chef. A trainee must learn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968128/full-steam-or-fry-ahead

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