Homemade Tagliatelle with Morel Sage Champagne Sauce

Bought a bottle of Taittinger from a popular Deli only to find out it’s corked – buying booze from anywhere other than tried and trusted dealers is a no-no in this country. While unpleasant to drink, it seems such a waste to go down the drain. So onto the dinner table it goes. More aromatic…

Homemade Pasta 自制意粉

Pasta is another thing I cannot go back to store-bought after making myself. Seems to me now it is unforgivable for restaurants to serve dried pasta – it is so easy to make fresh! Homemade Pasta Ingredients (serves 2): 250g All-purpose Flour 2 Eggs Cold or Chilled Water Process: Mix eggs and flour, mix in…

XO Sauce Tossed Noodles XO醬撈面

XO Sauce is a seafood sauce originated in Hong Kong. Lots of famous restaurants have their own secret recipes but the basic contents are dried scollops, shrimp, fish, shallots, garlic and chilly. It is great on noodles, stir-fries or anything you’d like to spice up. Few people have the time to make their own XO…

Homemade Northeastern Noodles 自製東北麵條

Nearly every region in China has its own versions of noodles. In the northeast and midwest noodles and other wheat products used to hold the place of rice today, and maybe still so in some families. Chinese are so in love and proud of their noodles some say Marco Polo came and learned it so…