Roast Pork in Lemongrass & Turmeric


This delicious and decadent roast recipe came about after being given yet another food challenge by my lovely blogger friends at Editors’ Ink, who are working together with to showcase some rather lovely ingredients.

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5 Spice Duck with Kumquat Honey & Wild Rice Stuffing


American Thanksgiving – WTF Hong Kong? Why don’t we have this holiday??

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Broccoli and Beef in Chu Hou Sauce & Saffron Rice



It’s Typhoonmageddon here! Usagi is bearing a direct course for Hong Kong. My dad, the salty sea dog that he is, reckons the signal could go up to 10, with waves of 3m high. It’s the biggest storm in the world so far this year. Read more

Slow-cooked Chinese Beef Brisket & Oxtail Stew

I’ve just returned from 5 blissful weeks in Gozo, Malta. It was wonderful, the food – fabulous and I’m a little ashamed to admit this, but I came back craving rice and noodles and Chinese food. Read more

Peaches and Blue Cheese Salad



I’m in Gozo, Malta for the summer. It’s been my home away from home since I was 3, when my paternal grandparents emigrated here.  While my branches rise over HK, my roots have always been here.  It was here I fell in love for the first time, my son was born here, and my deepest friendships have grown. Read more

Poached Chicken with Chinese Greens & Iberico Ham


I’ve been on a bit of a wellness detox of late, in a bid to lighten my load (physically and mentally).  Sometimes I get so bogged down with stress or tiredness, that it’s easy to reach for the crisp packet or chocolate bar as an instant fix.  I also have come to realise I have a terrible addiction to carbs and sugar,  and I intend to break myself of it. But dammit, did you see my last recipe? Beetroot brownies, anyone? Read more