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  1. Rice

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... in many parts of Asia, while some cuisines use rice in special dishes such as Italian risotto and Spanish paella. There are thousands of varieties of rice and each country has its preferences. ... and the Mexican horchata, a refreshing, non-alcoholic drink flavoured with cinnamon. In Thailand, toasted rice is used to give crunch and flavour to dishes. For larb, cook minced pork or chicken ...

  2. Plant under threat as popularity grows

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Though peyote- an hallucinogenic cactus- has been used for hundreds of years by Mexican Indians, it only became popular outside of indigenous communities in modern times. ... to hunt for the famous cactus. It has become so popular that the Mexican government and the Indian community- which mainly used the herb in religious ceremonies- are now warning that the plant ...

  3. Salamander may help amputees

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scientists are genetically modifying a strange-looking Mexican salamander in the hope that its ability to regenerate body parts will one day help human amputees. Also known as a 'water monster', the 15-cm-long axolotl is nearly extinct in its only remaining habitat: the polluted remains of Aztec canals that snake through southern Mexico City, packed with colourful ...

  4. Growth in new party drugs that evade law

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... But because plants such as Mexican salvia divinorum and peyote are not classified as drugs, the penalty for bringing them into Hong Kong is minimal. Demand is growing because salvia divinorum, sold ... in Mong Kok and seized 34 pots of Mexican peyote and took away two operators for questioning. Police acted because the shop openly claimed the plants were 'equivalent to ketamine'. ...

  5. Rice is nice

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Fact file 1 There are many varieties of rice, but we eat mainly white rice and brown rice. 2 Brown rice is unrefined, which means it contains more fibre, vitamins and minerals than white rice. It retains the bran and germ outer layers of the g ...

  6. Rice

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Lundberg Golden Rose Brown HK$49.90 for 907 grams, Gourmet Fine Food This premium medium grain rice, which hails from California's Sacramento Valley, is certified US Department of Agriculture organic. It takes abo ...

  7. Truc

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jasmine rice isn't as sticky as the short-grained rice used in Japanese and Korean cuisines, which is starchier (although the rice is washed in several changes of water before being cooked, ... it is with Asian cuisines), and it's cooked in the skillet with butter (or oil) and stirred to coat the grains with the fat. Then hot liquid is added to the pan in small increments and the ingredients ...

  8. Thursday Think Tank

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... of baked beans and Mexican food on the ozone layer. 5. Air China interested in taking over Cathay Pacific... they like those red uniforms for flight attendants, especially if they can add four ...

  9. Rice

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Janice Leung Kwong Sun California Rice This rice may have been grown in California, but its strain is said to be Chinese. The short to medium grains look similar to the rice typically served in Hong Kong homes. When cooked, it gives off an alluring scent, ...


    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Thirsty Traveller: Mexico World, 8.30pm Forget Mexico's sandy beaches and holiday resorts. Kevin Brauch (above) is on a mission to find tequila. Beginning in Guadalajara, Brauch travels to the town of Tequila and the Mexican highlands where he discovers the abundant agave plants from which the liquor is made. Brauch joins a crew of jimadors harvesting the plant, visits ...




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