Year: 2016

Praline Paste

Praline Paste

Breakfast keeps me going all day at least until lunch. Being a bit tired of the usual stuff like nutella or jam, I started making my own praline paste packed with hazelnuts as I could not find any here in Hong Kong. It is one of these recipe that I cannot live without it. In addition […]

Mercado de San Miguel

Mercado de San Miguel

To any foodies out there, Mercado de San Miguel is one of thing you must try out in Madrid.  Originally built as a covered market off Plaza Mayor feeding the madrilenos, the place was converted after several years of renovation into a Madrid’s culinary spot. You will find pretty much anything to make your mouth […]

CASA BOTIN

CASA BOTIN

It’s not everyday that you will step in the world oldest restaurant. Coming to Madrid, I had to check this place out. Set up in the early 17th century by a French cook, Jean Botin, the restaurant has never closed despite changing hands a few times. The current family, the Gonzalez, purchase Botin in the […]

Food hunting in madrid

FOOD HUNTING IN MADRID

I have never been to Madrid and was not sure really what to expect. Sure, I thought the city must be nice and food must be good, but I was not expecting such a beautiful city and amazing food. I truly loved every second from walking to the Retiro park to visiting the impressive Palacio […]

Ho Lee Fook's Short Ribs

Ho Lee Fook’s short ribs

I have been a big fan of Ho Lee Fook for many years and always loved its short ribs. A couple of weeks ago, I bought the Anova Precision Cooker and knew that the recipe was available in one of the Monocle issue. I must say the result was pretty good. Okay, I must say that it’s not […]

Mussels

FOOD TO EAT IN OCTOBER

FOOD TO EAT IN OCTOBER Summer is over along with its beautiful fruits and vegetable. We are now entering the autumn season with among others root vegetables. Some might say that we are entering a less interesting season of the year when it comes to the variety of ingredients available. However, I believe this is time […]

Black Cow Vodka

Black Cow Vodka

Everyone’s bar staple should include a few bottles of gin, rum, whisky and vodka. This super premium vodka should easily fit well in your bar. Some might say “another vodka” or “all vodka taste the same”, may be this might be the case till you put your hands on a Milk based vodka. I managed […]

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The making of Ramen

Everyone in Japan loves a good ramen. You can find them in every street corner of any city. This is what I call a true fast food. Personally, I love them and so glad to find them so easily in Hong Kong at one of my go to place called Ippudo where my choice often […]

Leftover inspiration

Leftover inspiration

I’am off to Europe in a couple of days and its time to empty the fridge. Looking at my near to empty fridge, I am left with some smoked salmon, cream cheese, puff pastry and a bit of micro green. The idea was to combine everything and make something delicious with very little. Smoked Salmon […]