Light Lunch

Easy San Choy Bau

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Easy San Choy Bau

San Choy Bau is a long time favourite in my household. My kids called it “Chinese hamburger” when they were growing up. […]

Steamed Pork Dim Sims

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Steamed Pork Dim Sims

I came up with this recipe when looking for something to cook one Chinese New Year. Traditionally, these  would be deep-fried after […]

Labna

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Labna or Labneh

Many cuisines have a version of Labna or Labneh, sometimes called a “cheese”, which can be eaten any time of the day and […]

Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

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Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

Chinese restaurants steam scallops like this. I developed this recipe for Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame many years ago […]

Roast Duck Rice Paper Rolls

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Roast Duck Rice Paper Rolls

Roast Duck Rice Paper Rolls are easy to make and different fillings are only limited by your imagination. Rice paper wrappers […]

Kofta Kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers

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Kofta Kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers

Kofta kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers are traditionally made with grated onion – but that hurts my eyes. You’ll […]

Chilled Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup

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Chilled Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup

Chilled Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup is a revival of an old classic, as good now as it was years […]

Asparagus on Garlicky White Bean Puree with Crisp Pancetta

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Asparagus on Garlicky White Bean Puree with Crisp Pancetta

Asparagus is the most wonderful vegetable. To prepare, simply bend at the end and it will snap […]

Zucchini Mint Frittata

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Zucchini Mint Frittata

This Zucchini Mint Frittata will feed a crowd. Halve it for a main course for 4. Use this as a basis and throw […]