Posts Tagged “Chinese”

itsu – Chilling for Summer

itsu – Chilling for Summer

itsu’s NEW supermarkets products   I love itsu! They never disappoint and they have just launched some new temptations. lucky katsu hotsu’potsu (Tesco, RRP £2.75) hotsu’potsu brings you a steaming gyoza noodle soup ready in minutes, featuring itsu’s best-selling vegetable fusion gyoza, authentic rice noodles, vegetables and a hand-crafted katsu broth. Simply add water and…

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Pinestone tea in recipes

Pinestone tea in recipes

Pinestone tea – a light alternative Tea drinking culture in China is not only a key part of people’s social and leisure time but also an important aspect of any mealtime. You may be surprised to know that different teas are best drunk with specific foods, just like fine wines. Rich and satisfying Chun Mee…

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Gok Wan and itsu at home

Gok Wan and itsu at home

itsu – the Asian-inspired, healthy food brand – is working with celebrity chef and fashion icon Gok Wan who has created some delicious recipes. They are perfect for lunches whilst we’re working from home or for a quick meal for those who must still go out. itsu products are delicious and practical and great value…

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Pinestone – a gift of tea

Pinestone – a gift of tea

  These days we are thinking more about both food and drink. Yes, homemade cocktails have become popular but those days at home are long, and few things are as refreshing as a cuppa tea. Pinestone is a company which specialises in importing authentic Chinese teas to the UK and they also promote the following…

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Teriyaki Chick’n Vegan Gyoza by Itsu

Teriyaki Chick’n Vegan Gyoza by Itsu

Itsu has long provided beautiful and healthy food from their restaurants. These have a focus on Japanese dishes and the culinary art of delicious simplicity. They continue that ethos with their Teriyaki Chick’n Vegan Gyoza, the first ‘vegan meat’ gyoza, and they are addictive! But what are Gyoza? There can surely be few of us…

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China – A Cookbook

China – A Cookbook

  Here is a real winner of a cookbook from Lorenz Books, and it would make the perfect gift for any Chinese food lover! China – A Cookbook is a large and imposing tome which oozes quality. The red cover is emblazoned with a golden dragon and what could be more appropriate for this Chinese…

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Discovering the Orient

Discovering the Orient

Chinatown in Soho London throngs with tourists and locals every day of the week. This isn’t, however, the first Chinatown in London. The original Chinese area was in the East end of the capital in Limehouse. That run-down neighbourhood suffered severe bombing during the Second World War, forcing many Chinese to find another home. The…

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Lee Kum Kee and Gizzi Erskine’s Chicken

Lee Kum Kee and Gizzi Erskine’s Chicken

Soy Roast Chicken by Gizzi Erskine Gizzi Erskine presented several cooking programmes and cookery features for ITV1’s This Morning, contributed to Healthy Food Guide magazine and appeared on Sky1’s Taste. She has published Kitchen Magic and her latest book, Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts, is a best-seller. Here Gizzi turns her attention to Lee Kum…

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Lee Kum Kee and Ken Hom’s Spicy Aubergines

Lee Kum Kee and Ken Hom’s Spicy Aubergines

Ken Hom’s Braised Spicy Aubergines Lee Kum Kee have some of the best Chinese ingredients available in the UK. Celebrated Chef Ken Hom takes advantage of these in this recipe for Spicy Aubergines. Delicious! Ingredients 450g (1 lb) aubergines 2 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Premium Dark Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Chilli Garlic…

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Lee Kum Kee Chinese Barbecue Gammon & Pineapple

Lee Kum Kee Chinese Barbecue Gammon & Pineapple

Gizzi Erskine presented several cooking programmes and cookery features for ITV1’s This Morning, contributed to Healthy Food Guide magazine and appeared on Sky1’s Taste. She has published Kitchen Magic and her latest book, Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts, is a best-seller. Here Gizzi uses Lee Kum Kee Chinese ingredients to give a twist to the…

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Ken Hom’s Vegan friendly Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles

Ken Hom’s Vegan friendly Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles

Lee Kum Kee have some of the best Chinese ingredients available in the UK. Celebrated Chef, Ken Hom, takes advantage of these vibrant flavours in his recipe for spicy Vegan friendly Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles. Serves four Ingredients 225g (8oz) whole wheat noodles 110g courgette, finely chopped 2 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Chilli Garlic Sauce…

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Bri-nese dishes for the Year of the Pig with Lee Kum Kee

Bri-nese dishes for the Year of the Pig with Lee Kum Kee

East meets West as Ken Hom & Gizzi Erskine create Bri-nese dishes for the Year of the Pig  The Year of the Pig begins on 5 February 2019 – and to mark Chinese New Year, Lee Kum Kee has brought together the best of Chinese and British cuisine to inspire and celebrate the mix of…

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China: A History

China: A History

China: A History is an excellent and authoritative tome by an author who brings this enigmatic land to rich and colourful life. John Keay illustrates that phrase ‘To know who we are we must know where we come from’ or, and perhaps of more interest to us in the West, ‘We must know where we…

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Lee Kum Kee and Smokin’ Lotus Noodles and Pork

Lee Kum Kee and Smokin’ Lotus Noodles and Pork

Lee Kum Kee is collaborating with Rosie Chik of Smokin’ Lotus, a street food company, that has a regular slot at Kerb in London (King’s Cross and West India Quay) – she has created some recipes ideal for al fresco eating and barbecues. Here are two of them with more to follow. Rosie was born…

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Lee Kum Kee and Smokin’ Lotus Lamb and Salmon

Lee Kum Kee and Smokin’ Lotus Lamb and Salmon

Lee Kum Kee is collaborating with Rosie Chik of Smokin’ Lotus, a street food company, that has a regular slot at Kerb in London (King’s Cross and West India Quay) – she has created some recipes ideal for al fresco eating and barbecues. Here are two of them with more to follow. Rosie was born…

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Lee Kum Kee and Smokin Lotus Rib and Tofu

Lee Kum Kee and Smokin Lotus Rib and Tofu

Lee Kum Kee is collaborating with Rosie Chik of Smokin’ Lotus, a street food company, that has a regular slot at Kerb in London (King’s Cross and West India Quay) – she has created some recipes ideal for al fresco eating and barbecues. Here are two of them with more to follow. Rosie was born…

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Steamed Cantonese-style Fish

Steamed Cantonese-style Fish

From BBC Food   This delicious recipe is healthy and low fat without compromising on flavour.   Ingredients 450g/1lb firm white fish fillets, such as cod or sole, skinned or a whole fish such as Dover sole or turbot 1 tsp coarse sea salt or plain salt 1½ tbsp finely shredded fresh root ginger 3…

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Bó Drake, Greek Street – restaurant review

Bó Drake, Greek Street – restaurant review

It’s a part of Soho that has been the haunt of those seeking dubious nocturnal delights down the centuries, but also those associated with the arts and literature. Greek Street, running from Shaftesbury Avenue to Soho Square, might take its name from the Greek Church (later St. Mary’s) built in 1677. The church was on…

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Cod in Black Bean Sauce

Cod in Black Bean Sauce

by Chrissie Walker   This recipe suggests using cod but almost any white fish will do. It’s a simple preparation which can be tweaked to your own taste. I use a tall steamer with 4 plastic trays but a traditional bamboo steamer is just as good. Make sure there is space around the plate for…

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Donald Russell Spiced Lamb Burgers with Chinese Steamed Buns

Donald Russell Spiced Lamb Burgers with Chinese Steamed Buns

by Chrissie Walker   At last the summer is here. We don’t have guaranteed good weather in the UK so when we have warm days we want to make the best of them. There is nothing better than a barbecue on those weekends when the weather cooperates. Sure, it’s a casual meal but one with…

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