Cooking classes in Sri Lanka

Cooking classes in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan cuisine features scorching chillies, spicy curries, crisp breakfast hoppers (a bowl-shaped pancake made from rice flour and coconut milk) and tangy pickles, and although you can taste influences from neighbouring India and the Dutch and Portuguese colonists, Sr

Friday, 12 April, 2013, 10:01am

Ask the Foodie: Maximilian von Poelnitz (Secret Ingredients)

Maximilian von Poelnitz is on a mission to make it easy to cook gourmet meals at home. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Well-travelled Maximilian von Poelnitz, originally from Germany, helped launch Secret Ingredient just over a year ago, with an idea to supply everything needed for cooking a gourmet meal at home.

15 Nov 2012 - 9:25am

Table Talk

Table Talk

The Steak House Winebar + Grill at the InterContinental in Tsim Sha Tsui will have a dinner on Tuesday featuring the wines of Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron, the second-growth wines from Pauillac. 

25 Oct 2012 - 4:06pm

The rise and shine of artisanal bread

Bread is cooled on racks at Po's Atelier. Photos: Edmond So

The city's lack of good bread is a frequent topic of conversation among Hong Kong foodies. Not even fine dining establishments can guarantee a good roll. Simply finding a decent baguette to go with your home-cooked feast can be a chore. Those who appreciate a freshly baked loaf say they've had little choice when choosing their daily bread

8 Nov 2012 - 2:48pm

Turning the Tables

I fear I may have put my children off their food for life. I didn't even have to cook anything; I just read out some dish names from a cookbook.

This game started on a family visit to a restaurant when, much to the children's dismay, I ordered and ate some snails.

27 Sep 2012 - 10:08am

Portuguese chicken, two ways

Photos: Wynnie Chan

Skinless chicken is a good source of low-calorie, low-fat protein. Chicken thigh meat contains slightly more calories and fat (119kcal, 3.9g) than breast meat (110kcal, 1.2g), which means it tends to be more flavourful. Both dark and white chicken meat contains iron; thigh meat contains slightly more.

23 Sep 2012 - 10:09am

Seasons: call of the wild

Photo: Edmond So


22 Sep 2012 - 11:26pm

Book: The Clearwater Bay School Cookbook- Favourite Family Recipes

Book: The Clearwater Bay School Cookbook- Favourite Family Recipes

The Clearwater Bay School Cookbook-

16 Sep 2012 - 2:37am

Lessons Balinese cooking

The view from Bali Asli cooking school run by Penelope Williams in Gelumpang village in the northeast of the island

Abumbu is on the stove; a pivotal ingredient in Balinese cuisine, the paste of chillies, garlic, shallots, candlenut, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, palm sugar, shrimp paste and lemon grass bubbles away.

6 Sep 2012 - 9:49am

Seasons: hot topic

Seasons: hot topic

The poblano is one of my favourite chillies but it's something I eat only rarely because I've never seen it in local supermarkets or at a wet market. 

2 Sep 2012 - 2:09pm

Chica presents unusual Peruvian dishes with style

Helpful and enthusiastic staff serve pan con chicharron (above) and hot scallop ceviche.Photos: Jonathan Wong

G/F, 26 Peel Street, Central

Tel: 2561 3336

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

Cuisine: Peruvian

Price: about HK$400 without drinks. There's no service charge except for groups of eight or more, when 5 per cent is added to the bill.

23 Aug 2012 - 9:18am

Seasons: on the button

Photo: Shutterstock

31 Aug 2012 - 6:50pm

Taste more, learn more, cook better

The fourth round of the Towngas Young Master Chef took place on Wednesday. Private kitchen pioneer Jacky Yu tested contestants on their ability to handle flour-based dishes.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Can you change your ways?

Giving up a habit isn't easy, but it can be a good thing for our mind, body and soul. The Young Post team challenged themselves to give up one thing throughout July.

Whether it's for a health reason, to train our mind, or for fun, we've all got an experience to share.

Mabel Sieh

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

Chicken karaage

This is a dish I make whenever I need to cook something quickly to pack into the bento boxes I take to work. I just add cooked rice, Japanese or Korean pickles and some fruit, which makes a balanced meal.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:46pm