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Alfredo Tomato, Chicken & Mushroom Teff Pasta

Alfredo Tomato, Chicken & Mushroom Teff Pasta

May 23, 2017

Usually with pasta, it’s either a tomato sauce or a mushroom one – but what’s life without a little rebellion? Inspired by a Southern rendition a chef once made me that combined the two, I decided to make my own simple version at home, using Nativa’s Gluten-Free Teff...

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Honey-Glazed Duck Breast With Plum Sauce And Pumpkin Purée

Honey-Glazed Duck Breast With Plum Sauce And Pumpkin Purée

May 10, 2017

We recently had a few friends over for a cosy dinner, and I decided on a duck dish for our main course. While roast duck may be conventionally paired with orange sauce in Western cuisine (as with the iconic French canard à l'orange), I wanted to try something a little...

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Tom Yum Shrimp Noodle Soup

Tom Yum Shrimp Noodle Soup

March 22, 2017

Making tom yum soup from scratch at home can be a bit of a struggle – simply because the ingredient list for the authentic version is way too long and it’s difficult to get everything in such small quantities for just one batch. Instead, it’s far easier to use a tom yum paste...

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Spaghetti with Bottarga

Spaghetti with Bottarga

February 20, 2017

While bottarga – a Southern Italian delicacy made from salt-cured, air-dried grey mullet or tuna roe – may not be the most common ingredient to work with, it could be one of the easiest! Sold whole or grated, like this delicious example from Profood supplier...

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Grilled Octopus & Potatoes

Grilled Octopus & Potatoes

January 03, 2017

Those who’ve seen the movie “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” will probably remember the scene where it was revealed that it took almost an hour of massaging by a sushi apprentice to tenderise octopus at Jiro’s restaurant. Whether you resort to massage or opt for slow...

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Seafood Coconut Risotto with Lobster Sauce

Seafood Coconut Risotto with Lobster Sauce

December 16, 2016

I decided to use the lobster sauce that I’d previously popped open to make my weekend cioppino pasta for another Italian-inspired fusion dish. While many people find cooking risotto at home a bit daunting, this recipe is a simplified version that produces excellent...

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Cioppino Seafood Stew

Cioppino Seafood Stew

November 25, 2016

Some people mistakenly believe that cioppino, the tomato-based seafood stew, originated from some picturesque Italian coastal town. In fact, it's more likely it was created by the Italian-American community in San Francisco – not that it really matters either way, but...

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No-Barbecue Barbecue Beef

No-Barbecue Barbecue Beef

November 01, 2016

Although most of us living in high-rise apartments don't have access to a full-size barbecue in the backyard, it’s possible to achieve almost the same level of success with just an oven! Now, die-hard barbecue fanatics may dismiss this as "cheating" or "not the real deal”...

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Easy Summer Lunch: Fruit Salad, Cold Brewed Lemongrass Tea & Rainbow Ice Pops

Easy Summer Lunch: Fruit Salad, Cold Brewed Lemongrass Tea & Rainbow Ice Pops

August 25, 2016

As far as meal preparation is concerned during summer, I’m all for something quick and simple; the last thing I want to do is spend hours slaving over a hot stove in such hot ...

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Miso-Lime-Dressed Scallops On The Shell

Miso-Lime-Dressed Scallops On The Shell

July 26, 2016

Scallops are one of the seafood items available all year round here in Hong Kong and while you can buy them frozen from supermarkets and grocery stores, I always like working with scallops fresh from the market. They are much easier to prepare ...

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The Profood Guide To The Best Italian Summer Coffee

The Profood Guide To The Best Italian Summer Coffee

June 22, 2016

Feeling hot, hot, hot? As the mercury rises here in Hong Kong, we tend to turn towards refreshingly chilled long drinks, while replacing heavy desserts with something short and sweet to round off our lighter summer meals. But forget about sickly-sweet sodas ...

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Coffee-Rubbed Pork Ribs

Coffee-Rubbed Pork Ribs

June 22, 2016

I love coffee – not only as a drink, but also as an ingredient in cooking. Using coffee in dessert is an obvious choice (for recipes like panna cotta, ice cream or cakes) but people often forget that it can be an important ingredient in savoury dishes too ...

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White Truffle Honey Creme Brûlée

White Truffle Honey Creme Brûlée

June 15, 2016

It's often said that white truffles – known as the “white diamond" of the culinary world – are best paired with eggs for the simplest yet most decadent culinary creations. During white truffle season, fine-dining restaurants around the world will serve up dishes such as ...

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Blackcurrant Vinegar-Marinated Chicken with Warm Potato and Radish Salad

Blackcurrant Vinegar-Marinated Chicken with Warm Potato and Radish Salad

May 01, 2016

Tong Chong Street Market, the Sunday food market in my neighbourhood, has always been my inspiration for creating a family dinner that showcases ...

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Classic Panna Cotta

Classic Panna Cotta

April 15, 2016

A classic panna cotta is actually one of the easiest desserts to make in any home kitchen, requiring just half an hour of preparation time.

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Pan-fried Salmon with Asian Citrus Brown Rice & Quinoa

Pan-fried Salmon with Asian Citrus Brown Rice & Quinoa

March 21, 2016

This pan-fried salmon with brown rice and quinoa is a lovely light yet filling dish that’s packed with wholesome healthy goodness but still keeps your belly full while you strive to hit those New Year’s resolutions in the gym!

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Creamy Two-Cheese Linguine

Creamy Two-Cheese Linguine

January 20, 2016

With the cooler weather finally hitting Hong Kong, I’m craving carb-laden comfort food – and what gets more comforting than a hearty bowl of creamy, cheesy pasta?

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The Profood Guide to White Truffles – plus three quick and easy recipes

The Profood Guide to White Truffles – plus three quick and easy recipes

November 20, 2015

New winter air brings many things to mind, some break out the sweaters, some start planning for christmas, but foodies anticipate something different, we smell white truffle!

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Baked Peppers stuffed with Polenta in Beef and Vegetable Stew

Baked Peppers stuffed with Polenta in Beef and Vegetable Stew

November 16, 2015

This crowd-pleasing dish combines the flavours of sweet bell peppers, rich chianina beef stew and creamy polenta in a hearty winter warmer of a meal.

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Roast Pork in Lemongrass & Turmeric

Roast Pork in Lemongrass & Turmeric

October 13, 2015

With autumn well on its way, my thoughts have turned to some of the more homely of my favourite recipes – including the ultimate comfort food, roast pork.

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Gold Dies, Ground Wheat & Gran Sasso: In Search of the Right Pasta

Gold Dies, Ground Wheat & Gran Sasso: In Search of the Right Pasta

June 18, 2015

Today I wanted to take some time out and explain a few things about pasta, a few things that I was oblivious to and didn’t give much care about… oh how wrong was I!

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A Sardinian Culinary Tradition: Linguine alla Bottarga in Three Easy Steps

A Sardinian Culinary Tradition: Linguine alla Bottarga in Three Easy Steps

June 07, 2015

One of the simplest pasta sauces possible, this dish is perfect if you enjoy something a bit more fishy!

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Chitarra Cacio, Pepe and Truffle

Chitarra Cacio, Pepe and Truffle

April 25, 2015

Cacio e Pepe is a typical Roman pasta dish, made with three ingredients: pecorino romano cheese, black pepper, and pasta. Yes that's right, no butter, cream, milk or oil is added to obtain its creamy texture.

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Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

February 02, 2015

Simple is nearly always better! Just some pasta, olive oil, garlic, chilli and seasoning. If there is something just as tasty and simple, we haven't found it yet!

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