Another Chinese food fest: Pancakes, Ribs and Sweet Beans

May was surprisingly crazy busy and has definitely been such an eventful month. Big birthdays chez nous, crazy workload, and a lot of planning, preps and daily grind sort of things. Thus, my lonesome entry this month. To keep it some company, here's my final attempt with a new entry! One of the best feasts … Continue reading Another Chinese food fest: Pancakes, Ribs and Sweet Beans

Peking Duck for the year of the sheep

A month ago, because it was the Chinese new year, we, chez nous, together with some friends decided to celebrate the beginning of the lunar year of the sheep/goat/ram. In other words, we thought this was a perfect excuse to try out some Chinese recipes we wanted to try (or we never thought we'd try). … Continue reading Peking Duck for the year of the sheep

Chopsuey, anyone?

Growing up in Manila, I tend to be a hot-meal kind of person. A meal wasn't a complete one if I didn't have anything warm. So imagine the awkward feeling I had when I first came to Europe, and my French housemates would serve couscous salad and charcuterie. I felt like they were consciously starving … Continue reading Chopsuey, anyone?