Browsing Category : Chinese

Seafood, sangria and a lot of style


I’ve heard of wine and cheese, wine and chocolate, wine and fragrance even (yes, I know!). But when I received an incite to the Seafood & Sangria pairing dinner at Shanghai Club at ITC Grand Central, I was puzzled. I didn’t think seafood, cooked the Chinese way, could be paired with something as diametrically opposite as the Spanish Sangria. My…

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Dinner in minutes


What do you do when you have hardly any time and have to rustle up something quick? And no, take out isn’t an option in this case. I’m faced with these situations very often on a weekday. Since we try and avoid eating out Monday to Friday, I’m always looking for something fast, quick and simple to make. Maybe that’s…

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Time for some momos


These momos were a special request from the little sister. I’d made them months ago but being the lazy bum that I am, I’ve been putting off writing about it for some time now. But this relaxed Sunday evening has put me in the right frame of mind so here I go… I’ve been a huge fan of momos and…

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Not just another chilli chicken


Perfect for a comforting meal with some fried rice Chilli chicken isn’t just any other dish, at least not for me, this Chinese favourite is bursting with memories and happy moments. As a kid, I remember polishing off some of the most delicious chilli chicken at the Presidency Club. Then it was at Dynasty, Chin Chin, Ming’s in Bombay and…

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Hot and spicy fix


A satisfying meal that doesn’t take long to prepare Noodles with sprouts, lettuce and burnt ginger with five treasure vegetables in chilli-garlic sauce When you have a relaxed day lounging around and are looking forward to a little bit of being lazier, there’s nothing that soothes the soul like Chinese food. Picture this: some nice entertaining shows on the telly,…

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