Mukaddes Yadikar from Etles Restaurant in London preparing laghman handmade noodles, a staple of Uygur kitchens. Photo: Mike Clarke

Xinjiang cuisine in London: for Uygur restaurants’ owners it’s about sharing their culture

  • At Etles in Walthamstow and Dilara in Finsbury Park, the owners offer dishes that give Londoners insight into Uygur traditions, culture and religion
  • The city has proved a welcoming place to introduce Uygur cuisine thanks to its cosmopolitan food scene and gastronomically curious population
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Mukaddes Yadikar from Etles Restaurant in London preparing laghman handmade noodles, a staple of Uygur kitchens. Photo: Mike Clarke
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William Mark Yiu-tong, who wrote Chinese Cuisine Masterclass, has been an active supporter and promoter of Chinese cuisine for decades. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

In Chinese Cuisine Masterclass, Willy Mark explains why ‘Chinese cuisine’ is as broad a description as ‘Western civilisation’

  • Venerable Chinese cuisine food promoter covers four regional cuisines, with recipes from north to south, east to west
  • Cantonese, Chiu Chow, Beijing, Sichuan and Shanghainese food cultures are all represented
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William Mark Yiu-tong, who wrote Chinese Cuisine Masterclass, has been an active supporter and promoter of Chinese cuisine for decades. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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