All posts tagged: grocery

Conservas Ortiz

CONSERVAS ORTIZ

CONSERVAS ORTIZ One of the great products to have in your pantry is a simple can of tuna from Conservas Ortiz. So many recipes can be done with that simple can of tuna from salad nicoise to great pasta. Thanks to my Spanish in-laws, I have discovered the Ortiz tuna can. Although it comes at […]

Vom Fass Products

VOM FASS

VOM FASS, A NEWCOMER ON THE HK FOOD GOURMET FOOD MARKET Walking down Hollywood Road the other day, I realized as often that a new shop was opening its doors. Instead of the usual fashion store or art gallery, this shop was targeting us the food lovers. Vom Fass is specialty store selling fine oil, […]

CHILIES: CAN YOU TAKE THE HEAT?

Chilies: Can you take the heat? I have been using chilies for many years in most of my recipes. It really spices up any dishes, simply slice one or two Thai bird’s eyes chilies or a few drops of Tabasco sauce into your dish.The flavors of any chilies greatly vary from one to the other […]

saffron la mancha

THE MOST EXPENSIVE INGREDIENTS

The ten most expensive ingredients in the world. We often think about truffles, Belotta ham, wagyu beef, and lobster as some of the most expensive ingredients that can be bought. But still for some, this is simply not enough. Just think about a cheese going for 10,000 HKD a kilo or the potatoes going for 5,000 […]

Fallot Mustard

FALLOT MUSTARD

FALLOT MUSTARD A few years ago, my wife organised for my 30th birthday a trip to the French region of Bourgogne. The weekend was spent drinking wonderful wines, eating superb food and touring the Bourgogne region. We also visited the Fallot mustard mill.  On of our stops was the Fallot Moustard mill. Despite the Bourgogne […]