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Recipe for a kitchen

Smart design can help homemakers create efficient kitchens, even in the smallest apartments.

Friday, 30 September, 2011, 12:00am

Cooking up kitchen comforts

More homeowners these days prefer an open, modern kitchen. In the studio of Walter Kei Hiu-wah, a celebrity chef and interior design consultant, you will find the kitchen at the heart of his living and work space.

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Cooking by the book

When fung shui principles relating to the kitchen were conceived, they obviously could not take into account modern innovations.

17 May 2009 - 12:00am

The science of appliance

There is a school of thinking in fung shui that states the electricity that enters your kitchen appliances should be oriented from one of the directions that suits you. For instance, if east is a beneficial direction for you, the cords for your kettle, rice cooker or microwave should enter the appliance from the east.

10 May 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Pair burned in stove blast

A man, 20, and his grandmother, 82, suffered burns to their hands and legs when a gas stove burst into flames in Shun Ming House, Wah Ming Estate, Fanling, at 6am.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Man dies after stove sets fire to jacket

An 87-year-old man died after his kitchen stove set his down jacket on fire at his Tsing Yi home yesterday.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Peking 'Mcduck' plan upsets foodies

Quanjude, one of the oldest Peking duck restaurants in Beijing, will soon replace most of its traditional wood-burning stoves with fully automatic electric ovens, a newspaper reported yesterday.

25 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Kitchen blast injures 2, sends dozens fleeing

A blaze triggered by a suspected gas explosion in a tiny room seriously burned a couple and drove dozens of residents from a building into the street in Shek Kip Mei last night.

The blaze broke out just before 6.30pm when the man was cooking on an LPG stove in the couple's room in a partitioned flat on the second floor of a five-floor building in Tai Po Road. It spread quickly.

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

How to choose ... a cooker

How to choose ... a cooker

Hong Kong rental flats tend to be sparsely furnished - in fact, the landlord will usually (but not always) agree to supply only one essential item for the kitchen - a cooker.

6 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Mirror image

In traditional fung shui, mirrors don't open up spaces in rooms or replace missing elements. They reflect back what is captured in them - whether it's good or bad. Mirrors can't choose the type of energy they reflect. That's why hanging one on the wall directly opposite your front door will result in missed opportunities - as favourable and unfavourable energy is deflected.

16 Jul 2006 - 12:00am