Unlike other dishes I posted in the past, this one was made and shot without any planning whatsoever. No brainstorming on recipes, visualizing and sketching the plating or testing the flavor. It was one of those days when my husband couldn’t go to work because whole central business district in Hong Kong was paralyzed due to the protest, and I woke up feeling like making a bunch of things that I wanted him to try. So I made a few things we could snack on here and there, then hit the jackpot. This wholesome vegan pasta was so quick, easy, healthy and beautiful that I had to share it here. And cooking and eating this dish was a distraction that I really needed. Continue reading 15-minute vegan pasta with garlic, chili and capers
The standard of pizza in Hong Kong has come a long way in the past 10 years. I remember having only a few decent pizzerias when I first moved here, but now there are countless options for good pizza in HK. Kytaly is one of the best examples. They serve both traditional and reinvented Neapolitan pizza by Franco Pepe, whose pizzeria was voted as the best in Italy by 50 Top Pizza. They also have a lovely terrace, which was one of the hottest spots last fall/winter (October – March). I had first visited Kytaly for drinks after a huge dinner, and saw a large group of very well dressed Italian men (they sort of had a modern Godfather vibe :-)) having seriously good looking pizza margherita, and ended up ordering one for myself. And that was a right thing to do. Continue reading The best Hong Kong restaurant foods “I love” in 2019 – Part 2
As much as I enjoy cooking at home, I equally love to eat out. I am one of those who constantly researches and reads about new restaurants, menus, bars and pop-up dining events. I guess (actually am pretty sure) the food scene is one of the main reasons my husband and I have lived in Hong Kong for so long.
Hong Kong has an amazing dining scene. It is a cosmopolitan city with a Chinese root, which results in offering a great diversity of food. Continue reading The best Hong Kong restaurant foods “I love” in 2019 – Part 1