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 […]

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 […]


My journey into Kimchi

Reading David Chan’s Momofuku book made me want to try out his Kimchi recipe. In short, Kimchi is fermented cabbage with some Kuchukaru and other ingredients like salted shrimp to kick start the fermentation process. For those not too familiar with Kimchi, it is like our mayonnaise or ketchup which we could use on pretty […]

Raspberry Panna cotta


RASPBERRY PANNA COTTA Panna cotta or “cooked cream” has always been one of my favorite desserts. Not only its really good but so easy to make contrary to what people might think and can be flavored with anything you enjoy, from vanilla or any kinds of fruits to chocolate and coffee. Often when eating out in […]

Roasted Beetroot Risotto


ROASTED BEETROOT RISOTTO I love the combination of the roasted beetroot and the risotto as both are  some of my favorite things to eat. To be honest, beetroot are somewhat an acquired taste as many people do not like them. As such, cooking beetroot is a bit of a gamble but then if you pull it off […]