Whether it’s cooking for festivals such as Christmas, Lunar New Year and Hanukkah, or preparing that special meal for your nearest and dearest, senior food and wine editor Susan Jung has the recipes to inspire and impress.
This sizzling dish is made with shrimp paste and Chinese lettuce, although the sturdy Chinese broccoli or kale is more forgiving.
This Lunar New Year dish, meant to bring prosperity, is a mix of fresh and dried ingredients, and many alternatives can be substituted if you can’t find them in the shops.
Three custards and whisky make this a rich, indulgent adult-only dessert. Cooking custard takes patience, a low heat and plenty of stirring.
Perfect roast pork must not be dry and the crackling has to be crispy – this recipe will ensure your rack of pork is cooked to absolute perfection.
This is nothing like your English pork pie – it’s pretty, delicate and light. Serve it as a starter at a holiday meal or add it to your holiday buffet.
Making traditional mooncakes with a filling of lotus seed paste and egg yolks takes time and effort, as the Post discovers in a lesson with Hong Kong dim sum chef Tse Sun-fuk.
In a twist on the Aussie and Kiwi favourite, this pavlova dials down the sweetness with brown sugar meringue, piled with whipped cream and fresh fruit, just as it should be.
To the untrained eye, this cake might not be much of a looker, but it packs a boozy punch.
Festive feasts feature foods that are said to bring wealth, luck and happiness, but all too often those who don’t eat meat are overlooked.
With its chocolate pastry, gooey caramel filling and rich glaze, this dessert recipe is worth its (pinch of) salt.
If the only churros you’ve tried are the stick-straight frozen type, you’re in for a treat with the delicious home-made variety.
While it takes a little time to perfect the technique behind these spherical Danish pancakes, there’s no denying that they are fun to make and eat.
Not every holiday feast requires turkey – why not try pork belly bossam with radish and oyster kimchi as a flavourful alternative.
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This labour-intensive chocolate cake with salted caramel, praline and caramelised hazelnuts is worth the effort.
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A Chinese New Year snack, sugar rings are crispy addictive, and pastry chef Ringo Chan learned how to make them from his grandmother. He shows us how to make perfect sugar rings.
Spoil yourself with this luxurious lobster dish, and serve it with champagne for a celebratory meal.
This finger food is the perfect way to kick off the party season, suitable for all but the most formal occasions.
This is not your regular quail dish. Although a little fiddly to prepare, the surprise inside makes this a great dish for a dinner party.
Delicious dishes do not dictate that you use utensils – sometimes it’s just as satisfying to eat with your hands.
From roast duck in lettuce wraps to clams with black bean sauce, here are some classic dishes for the festival. We have included recipes for each dish so you can try them at home.
Usher in the Year of the Pig with a delicious, and auspicious, lettuce wrap. It's often made with pigeon, which is an expensive ingredient, and minced roast duck is just as delicious
Cooking a turkey is easier, but this duck recipe will serve as a magnificent centrepiece for any festive feast
Forget store-bought fare – if you’ve got a bit of spare time, why not whip up some early festive treats with these recipes from Susan Jung
Make these delicious dishes at home for a feast of Middle Eastern food; they’re worth the effort, believe us, and we’re letting you use frozen filo pastry
Savour the Asian flavours of stuffed boneless chicken or lamb with Sichuan spices and spring onion pancakes; for a more traditional dish, try a crowd-pleasing braised beef brisket with onions.
Think turkey is bland? This flavour-packed recipe with an unusual East-meets-West stuffing proves otherwise
Treat your mother to some well deserved me time by making her this delectable dish