Chocolate Cake

Show your mum she's special with a lovely lunch

Caesar salad Unlike a traditional Caesar salad, to avoid any risk of salmonella poisoning, this version uses hard-boiled egg yolks instead of raw eggs to emulsify the oil with the other ingredients and make a creamy dressing.

Ingredients (serves 4)

Sunday, 6 May, 2012, 12:00am

Love is in the fare

If you are feeling sheepish about expressing yourself to your loved one this Valentine's Day, consider this - it all started with a flock. These days it can end with your wallet feeling shorn.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Mouth-watering treats take centre stage at chocolate line launch

Actress Jennifer Tse Ting-ting had been wanting to make a chocolate cake for boyfriend, actor Andy On Chi-kit, for a while, so when Godiva chocolatier invited her to be the special guest of honour at a banquet dinner that involved making, and tasting, chocolate she jumped at the chance.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Let them eat cake

Loaf cakes can be simple snacks fit for feeding a hungry child after school or, with the right accompaniments, be dressed up to serve as dessert at a dinner party.

21 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Where to ... taste the life of a model

Sofie Lee was runner-up in the recent Miss Hong Kong contest and is now a top model in town, pacing the catwalk for Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci and Christian Dior. These are her favourite local restaurants.

21 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

dished up

Veda on Arbuthnot Road is continuing its cooking classes. Saturday's class will be held from 10.30am-1.45pm. The restaurant's executive chef, Rajiv Singh Gulshan, will teach students mushroom and green pea curry, traditional lamb curry and Bengali prawn curry. Count on getting hands-on experience because this is a participatory class. The $388 price includes lunch, wine and lassi.

25 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

The pudding predicament

When I was growing up in the United States, I was fascinated by the descriptions of Christmas puddings in British novels: the dessert sounded so festive and delicious. During my pastry apprenticeship, one of the English chefs made the pudding for the holiday season. When I finally tasted it, I thought, 'This is it?' It was one of the big disappointments in my life.

23 Dec 2001 - 12:00am