Ingredients: 180g plain flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 100g icing sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 120g ground almond 130ml groundnut oil/corn oil or vegetable oil (use oil that is neutral) 1 egg yolk + 1 teaspoon water (beat together to make egg wash) Almonds to decorate (optional) Method: Pre-heat oven to 180 degree/350f/Gas 4 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper … Continue reading Chinese New Year Almond Cookies
Ingredients: 1.3kg piece of pork belly, skin on 1 1/2 tbsp Chinese cooking wine 1 tsp Chinese five spice powder 1 tsp white pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp white vinegar (helps conduct heat evenly) 200 g rock salt 6 tbsp light soy sauce 2 tsp freshly grated ginger 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce Method: Using a sharp metal skewer or another tool prick holes … Continue reading Chinese Roast Belly Pork
BY ANASTASIA CHOO This year, Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rooster – begins today and lasts until February 15th, 2018. It is the most anticipated global event in China’s calendar and millions of Chinese will make their way home in the world’s largest annual human migration. As a lot of China’s 1.3 billion people work in big cities hundreds of miles from their … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!