Author Archives: Patricia

About Patricia

Born in Hong Kong and studied in England for most of her life. Transplanted herself to Tokyo, New York and finally back to her root. Having treated her taste buds to the best of these continents have to offer, she has decided to invite others to join her on her gastronomic voyage. Full-time food lover, part-time cook who wants to enjoy the pleasures of life, mostly at the dining table.

Cast Iron Magic

I usually do not explicitly endorse any products or brands on my blog, but I cannot keep this cast iron secret to myself anymore. I was lucky enough to be invited to a Chinese (yes! more surprise to come…) cooking demostration … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking Class, Event, Food, Hong Kong, Recipe, Test Kitchen | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Healthy Summer Dining Experience

Even though we all live and breathe on this blue planet, why do some go to bed hungry while others suffer from obesity? To put this phenomenon into context, almost 1 billion (yes, with a ‘b’) people face hunger every day, when 1.5 … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Event, Food, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Char Siu aka Barbequed Pork

Being born in this weird and wonderful city of Hong Kong means I have grown up eating and loving a lot of Cantonese dishes, and many have evolved over time to become our very own staples. Char Siu (or Cha … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Hong Kong, Restaurant Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Breakfast – Island Style

Koh Samui is as close to tropical paradise as one can get. And what’s better than waking up to beautiful view of the Gulf of Siam and taking your morning cuppa surrounded by groves of coconut trees? At the top … Continue reading

Posted in Brunch, Food, Thailand, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Meat Free Monday

I am no vegetarian, in fact I am a carnivore, but this summer I have decided to support and follow Meat Free Monday, something easy to practise and helps reduce the environmental impact of the livestock industry on this planet we call … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Hong Kong, Ingredients | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Wasting to Tasting

Hong Kong is glossy and glamourous in many ways, but there are hidden pockets of poverty where people go without a full stomach, or forced to feed low-cost processed food that is not nutritious to their children. As one of … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Food, Hong Kong | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Cow Makes Happy Steaks

As industrialisation has forever changed the way we produce food, generations of farmers have tried to boost livestock production through breeding and feeds to shorten growth cycles, getting more meat to the market to feed the increasing population. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Hong Kong, Ingredients, Restaurant Review, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment