GOGYO Ramen

GOGYO Yellowtail Crudo

The Ippudo group has brought to Hong Kong a new ramen brand, Gogyo.  There has been a bit of mixed reviews on this new ramen joint out there, and I’ll let you know why later. Read more >>

Patisserie Yamakawa

Patisserie Yamakawa Blueberry Cheese Mousse

To celebrate a bit of good news that hubby received today, I bought some pastries from Patisserie Yamakawa. This little cake shop offers beautiful Japanese-inspired French pastries and has always been one of hubby’s favorites. Read more >>

What is a Yumberry?

Yumberry

One of my favorite things to do on a Sunday morning (while hubby is sleeping in) is going to the wet market and checking out the fresh and seasonal produce. Last Sunday I was on a mission to buy some lychees because they just came into season. And as I scanned the fruit stalls for lychees, I noticed one vendor selling baskets of purple berries (resembling jumbo raspberries) that I’ve never tried before.

It turns out the mysterious berry was a Yumberry (also known as Yang Mei / 杨梅). This fruit is native to China (popular in Shanghai) and has been around for centuries, but in recent years it has been promoted as a superfruit in the US and is primarily sold as a juice. Read more >>

Spanish Baked Eggs and Chorizo

Spanish Baked Eggs and Chorizo

After watching one of MasterChef Australia’s (Season 6) episodes, the Spanish invention test, I’ve been craving to make a chorizo dish myself. After some research, I found a lazy Sunday breakfast recipe online (link below) for a Spanish Baked Eggs and Chorizo dish. Read more >>

Berry Yogurt Parfait

Berry Yogurt Parfait

If you’re looking for a quick and light breakfast, this berries, yogurt and granola parfait recipe is a healthy and delicious option.  The berries and granola are high in fibre and the yogurt is low in fat, and the best part is how easy it is to throw together! Read more >>

Glasshouse

Glasshouse Ahi Tuna Steak

I’ve been a bit conflicted with my verdict of the newly opened restaurant in IFC, the Glasshouse.  I absolutely loved the space that the Gaia Group has created for the Glasshouse, the presentation of food was stunning, there were a few hits and misses with the dishes but in particular I wasn’t particularly impressed with the service. Read more >>

Chilled Soy-Dressed Tofu

 

Soy-Dressed Chilled Tofu

Believe it or not, I didn’t always eat tofu. I always thought tofu was bland and had a strange texture. But, earlier this year I decided I would add tofu to my diet for its nutritional value and health benefits. Read more >>