A Review of Peking Garden in Hong Kong

We chose Peking Garden, one of Maxim’s Chinese Cuisine’s longest-standing among its many provincial themed restaurants that serves authentic Peking cuisine Continue reading A Review of Peking Garden in Hong Kong

Advertisements

Learning to Make Lamian – Chinese Pulled Noodles

During my visit to Hong Kong, my brother’s future mother-in-law taught us to make lamian or pulled noodles along with a few accompanying dishes. Continue reading Learning to Make Lamian – Chinese Pulled Noodles

Top Five Posts of 2016 at Place at the Table

We all need a place at the table where we feel welcome and at home. We need more hospitality and bread breaking in this world if we hope to heal our community and world. Good food and drink won’t solve the problems and divisions, but the hospitality that comes with them opens doors. Continue reading Top Five Posts of 2016 at Place at the Table

Pâté de Campagne 

I’ve been reading the lyrical writing of Elizabeth David’s French Provincial Cooking this week. Published in 1960, the book describes David’s experience of food in the provinces of France away from the bright lights and big kitchens of Paris. English by birth, David fell in love with the cookery of the countryside in her formative years. She describes the post-World War II French food scene … Continue reading Pâté de Campagne 

Grandma Favazza’s Sugo

I can’t claim rights to this Italian gravy recipe inherited through Paul’s family. I never met his Grandmother Mary Favazza, but her cooking heritage lives on. I made a few adjustments to the recipe. She was fond of Contadina crushed tomatoes, but I prefer the added flavor of fire-roasted tomatoes. Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil (1 + 2, divided) 1 Onion, chopped fine 1 Carrot, chopped fine 4 … Continue reading Grandma Favazza’s Sugo