Arbor chef de cuisine Eric Räty. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen Arbor chef de cuisine Eric Räty. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen
Arbor chef de cuisine Eric Räty. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen

XO sauce: why a Finnish chef in Hong Kong has his own recipe for the luxurious condiment

  • Chef of two-Michelin-star Arbor in Hong Kong, Eric Räty started out washing dishes for a year at Helsinki’s Chez Dominique. ‘You learn or you go home,’ he says
  • He didn’t understand XO sauce until he came to Hong Kong. Having researched it widely, Räty says ‘The Ritz-Carlton’s Tin Lung Heen has a very nice XO sauce’

Topic |   Food and Drinks
Arbor chef de cuisine Eric Räty. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen Arbor chef de cuisine Eric Räty. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen
Arbor chef de cuisine Eric Räty. Photo: SCMP / Xiaomei Chen
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