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Indonesian Cuisine

Restaurant review: Bali Lili

8/F H8, 8 Hau Fook Street, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2338 2787

Open: noon-3pm (12.30pm-3.30pm on Saturday), 6pm-11.15pm

Cuisine: Indonesian

Thursday, 20 September, 2012, 10:49am

Award-winning dishes to tempt the palate

CUT at Marina Bay Sands Singapore is one of celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck's four restaurants under the same name and the first in Asia. The steakhouse is where the who's who of Singapore can be seen slicing prime beef over grand cru Bordeaux. The interior is sleek, masculine and fashionably dark.

15 Aug 2012 - 5:41pm

Cuisine Raja

30A Sai Kung Tai Street, Sai Kung Tel: 5499 7344 Open: noon-10pm, Wednesday to Monday Cuisine: seafood and Indonesian/Malaysian

Price: HK$250 not including drinks or the service charge.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

Sweet and versatile

Mangoes are very popular in sweet Asian dishes - think mango pudding, lassi and yeung chi kam lo. But their sweetness can also act as a counterpoint to savoury dishes. Salads are the obvious idea - chop the mangoes up and chuck them into green salads, or salads with roast chicken or cold, cooked prawns.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Turning the tables

Do we foodies have a secret dirt fetish? I've met many foodies given to the idea that the smarter the front room of the restaurant, the dirtier the kitchen must be.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lifting the lid on home cooking

1. Fried eggs with tomatoes

It contains tonnes of nutrients, including vitamin C and protein. Also, it's easy to cook and ready to be served in a simple few steps.

Dorothy Tsang

2. Stir-fried eggs with prawns

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Nasi Goreng

This is a simple, home-style version of Indonesian fried rice.

For the spice paste

10 grams belacan (dried fermented shrimp paste)

40 grams shallot, minced

1 garlic clove, minced

1 red bird's eye chilli, minced

10-15 grams gula melaka (palm sugar) or dark brown sugar

For the fried rice

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

We eat too much salt

HONG KONG - Hongkongers are eating twice as much salt as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a study reveals.

Chinese University researchers found that the public consumes an average of 10 grams of salt a day, while the WHO recommends less than five grams.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

A prehistoric treat from the deep

Soft and slimy, the sea cucumber couldn't be further from the cool vegetable it's named after - apart from its shape. The bottom dweller, of which there are more than 1,000 species, ranges in size from 2cm to a few metres long and has been around for 400 million years.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

1968 Restoran Indonesia

5/F The L Place 139 Queen's Road Central Tel: 2577 9981 Open: noon-midnight Cuisine: Indonesian

Price: about HK$250, not including drinks or the 10 per cent service charge.

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Na Thai

G/F, 8 Min Fat Street, Happy Valley Tel: 2893 2009 Open: Thursday-Tuesday noon-2.30pm (last order), 6pm-10.30pm (last order) Cuisine: Thai

Price: about HK$150 without drinks and the service charge.

Ambience: it's a narrow restaurant, with room for about 25 seats. Tables are small and close to each other.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Hooked on quack: a blessed Bali high

The duck is revered in Bali. For the duck, that's unfortunate. Unlike India's sacred cow, which often roams the chaotic streets unchecked, the Balinese duck is venerated only after it's dead and on the dining table.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Restaurants

Shanghainese

China House

Shop L3-1, Level 3 APM, Millennium City 5, Kwun Tong. Tel: 3580 1882. Signature dishes: mung bean noodles with goose, braised boneless fish head with bean curd, minced pork and chilli sauce, fried crab with chilli. $$

Harvest Festival Shanghai Zhejiang Restaurant

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

New Shanghai

1/F Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai Tel: 2582 7332 Open: noon-3pm (from 11am on Sunday and public holidays), 6.30pm-11pm Cuisine: Shanghainese

Price: about HK$350 without drinks and the service charge.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Restaurants

Western

Ambrosia Oyster Bar & Grill

Shop 2802, 28/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2368 6901, 2368 6902. Signature dishes: fresh oysters, pan-fried salmon with lemon butter sauce, char-grilled French organic marinated yellow free-range baby chicken. $$$$$

AVA Restaurant Slash Bar

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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