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Bolognese Sauce

Two to tangle

Quick and easy or elegant and involved: you're already halfway to a perfect dish if you're using pasta.

Saturday, 3 November, 2012, 11:29pm

In Search of Perfection - Reinventing Kitchen Classics

In Search of Perfection - Reinventing Kitchen Classics By Heston Blumenthal

Heston Blumenthal is not a chef who likes to keep things simple. The brains behind The Fat Duck, an innovative restaurant in Britain, he's known for reinterpreting basics such as bread and butter and bacon and eggs - which he makes into ice creams.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am


M/F Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2369 3111 ext 1310

Open: Monday-Saturday 11.30am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-10.30pm

Cuisine: Italian. Price: About HK$500 per person without drinks and before adding the service charge.

16 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Alfonso Iaccarino

You sold your house to buy a farm so you could grow fresh ingredients. Do you enjoy working on the land? 'I do work with nature. For example, tomatoes are very important in our cooking and we must respect the seasons. A tomato picked in May is one thing; those grown in September are another. Each season demands a different cooking method.

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Lady Killer

Lady Killer

by Lisa Scottoline

HarperCollins, HK$208

With its references to drowning sorrows in tomato sauce, to sweetening it with sfogliatelle and to luring a date to dinner via a good Bolognese sauce, it is not difficult to mistake this lawyer-cum-detective novel for an Italian-American's food guide to dealing with all of life's problems.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Dished Up

The Phoenix on Shelley Street is holding a wine dinner tomorrow hosted by Cristobal Parada of Cousino-Macul winery in Chile. The three-course meal includes a choice for main course of lasagne alla Bolognaise or spinach and ricotta cheese ravioli, paired with two Cousino-Macul wines - the Cabernet Sauvignon Antiguas Reservas 2003 and Finis Terrae 2002. The dinner is $335 plus 10 per cent.

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Little Italy

Biella Club, a northern Italian 'open kitchen concept dining club' (as the website says), opened recently in Tsim Sha Tsui (near the Hyatt Regency) by chef Giancarlo Zoccoletto (right). The intimate, 30-seat club (guests must register as members) is open for dinner only. Zoccoletto says the menu changes three to four times a week according to the availability of ingredients.

24 Jul 2005 - 12:00am


HOME-STYLE ITALIAN cooking can be found no further away than at Baci in Lan Kwai Fong, where chef Davide Campana is inspired by what his mum used to make.

8 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Go Go Cafe

11 Caroline Hill Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2881 5598

Open: Noon-11pm

The Go Go Cafe was recommended by two friends within one week. Both said they'd heard the restaurant's Japanese pancakes were excellent but neither had been able to taste them because they were sold out.

24 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Food & wine

Several restaurants in Lan Kwai Fong are participating in tomorrow (December 1) night's 'See and Be Seen' charity event which benefits Lifeline Express. The charity takes volunteer doctors to poverty-stricken areas on the mainland to perform operations on patients with cataract-related blindness. A portion of the proceeds from each restaurant will be donated to Lifeline Express.

30 Nov 2001 - 12:00am