All posts tagged: ingredients

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 […]

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Food pairing a scientific approach to it

We all know that food pairing is important as some flavors do mix well together. Just take for example, French fries and mayonnaise (yes, I’m Belgian), horseradish and beef or truffles and eggs. But could strawberries and mussels be a match? The answer is yes because they share a similar flavor compounds. The strawberry has […]

KImchi

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 […]

Jerusalem Artichokes

FOOD TO EAT IN DECEMBER

FOOD TO EAT IN DECEMBER December just arrived. Some of you are buying their Xmas trees and looking forward to the December feast, others are still relying on their favorite take aways, others are taking the time to eat seasonally. The summer variety might not be there but we still got some very nice vegetable and […]

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 […]