We have pork belly reasonably frequently at home, one way or another. It has two great benefits: it’s cheap and it’s tasty. This recipe elevates it to something special. This makes it fall-apart tender and has the added benefit of fantastic crackling. Get a slab of pork belly, season it, cover the skin in salt,… Continue reading Cantonese pork belly.
We made our annual pilgrimage to eating Taipei. This was on condition we got to see *my* friends for a change. This we did. And, because it was Taipei, we ate across Asia: China, Japan, Myanmar and Tibet. This is a document of all the great things we ate. Food is awesome in Taipei because… Continue reading Eating Taipei
Tofu in itself isn’t the most exciting thing in the world. But that doesn’t stop a billion or more Chinese, Japanese and vegetarians around the world eating it. It comes in many textures from silky to solid. The one we pick up is solid and once it has the liquid drained from it, is a… Continue reading Panko Tofu
I’m British. I love sweet and sour. Bite me. Last night we had chicken in the fridge, and a small can of pineapple chunks in the cupboard so what better to do but sweet and sour chicken? Actually, sweet and sour pork would have been marginally better, but whatever. Chicken Balls Dinner was actually a… Continue reading Sweet and sour chicken balls