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Cuisine

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)

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

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

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

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

 

22 Sep 2012 - 11:26pm

Book: The Clearwater Bay School Cookbook- Favourite Family Recipes

The Clearwater Bay School Cookbook-

16 Sep 2012 - 2:37am

Lessons Balinese cooking

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

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

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