What’s the easiest way to peel grapes for your dessert?

I’ve heard friends who have actually bought grapes peeler!  But no you honestly don’t need that many fancy tools to stuff your kitchen drawers.  Peeling grapes is not a fancy preparation for fruits, if you’re making grape jello it would be better to use skinless grapes for sure.   Elongated seedless grapes would be easier…

A complete guide of Chinese ingredients in English

For those English speakers who are very much into the Chinese/Asian ingredients but often have no idea what they are in English, this complete guide may comes handy for you.   It’s actually compiled by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department in Hong Kong, and have listed almost every possible ingredients that Chinese or Asian…

Balmuda toast cafe in Ginza to experience how good it can be

Japanese designer\musician\producer Hiroshi Fujiwara recently has an obsession over a steam toaster, and opened up a cafe in Ginza serving his favourite toasts that are made from this toaster. This Balmuda toaster is priced at about 25,000 yen in Japan, and is now making a big hit in Hong Kong, though you need a transformer…

How to turn your soft boiled egg in to ramen egg 味付け玉子?

| Japanese ramen soft boil egg 味付け玉子 | Earlier on I’ve shared my method of making soft boil egg, and you can actually make it into the delicious soy sauced flavoured egg featured in most of the ramen in one easy step.   It’s perfect for a side dish or to put in your noodle soup!…

Easy pan fried crispy lotus root chips 

Recently I’ve been trying to explore many possible ways to make Asian Keto or Paleo dishes, and I came to a conclusion that most crispy textured food do not qualified to be Keto or Paleo in most cases, because either it has been processed or a starchy vegetable.   When you make a salad or…

Are you ready to take a bite of the Lego brick in Japan’s Legoland?

Are you ready for some Lego brick shaped chocolate and fries in Japan? The newest Legoland amusement park will be opened in Nagoya, Japan in April this year. Apart from various kinds of Lego attractions and shows, I’m actually more interested to try the brick shaped Lego food, that includes Lego fries and chocolate, as…

55cm Korean beef sushi at Hongdae

From what I know, Korean beef do not export out of the country so the only way to try Korean beef is to visit Korea in person. There are various ways to eat Korean beef, that includes BBQ, stir fry and they even serve it raw. This 55cm long Korean beef sushi is definitely a…

Do left overs always taste bad?

If left overs are handled in a proper way, it could taste even better than when it was freshly made. Many Asian stew dishes requires a long time to cook, some may even take over night to cook, like braising pork hock. But after it has been cooling off for the night, the oil or…

Tsukiji tamagoyaki ‘brick’ egg sandwich (Daan G)

|Tsukiji tamagoyaki ‘brick’ egg sandwich (Daan G)| ‘Daan G’ or egg sandwich in Cantonese is an iconic Hong Kong style Chachanteng food apart from Hong Kong style milktea that you must try when you visit the city.  To judge a good piece of ‘Daan G’ base on the thickness of the scrambled egg as well…

Thermometer for oven

There are countless things you need to be aware of if you want to succeed in making your macarons. one of them is you need to prepare an oven thermometer to keep track of the temperature. Every oven works and heat differently, and whatever you preset on the digital panel may not reflect the actual…