Chinese

Review – Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush [London]

As I sit on a tube train playing Mahjong, I can still taste and smell the experience I’ve just had. Shikumen isn’t necessarily what you’d expect from a Chinese restaurant, but that’s because it’s more traditional and less about satisfying us
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Asian Curry Awards 2015 open for nominations

Are you a fan of Asian curries? If so we have some great news for you … the fifth Asian Curry Awards are now open for nomination. So why not put your favourite restaurant up for an award?    Who can be nominated? The competition is open to all Asian restaurants
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Recipe – Prawn Lo-Mein Noodle Stir Fry by Amoy

Many of us regularly chow down on a chow mein, but Lo-Mein is a lesser known Chinese noodle dish. It’s made with what flour noodles and often contains vegetables and meat or seafood. Traditionally it’s a variation of wonton noodle soup but the soup is separated from
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Recipe – Classic Sweet and Sour Chicken by Kikkoman

Sweet and sour is most commonly associated with gloopy red stuff from a takeaway, but this recipe from Kikkoman gives it a fresh, new, at-home outlook. It’s so quick and easy to make, vary the vegetables and meat depending on what’s in the fridge, and the sweet and sour
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Ken Hom’s Tips & Traditions for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most traditional and superstitious festival in the Chinese calendar. The next Chinese New Year starts on 19th February 2015 and will be the Year of the Goat. According to Chinese tradition people born in the Year of the Goat are mild mannered, shy and
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Recipe – Sichuan-style Aubergine with Tofu by Cauldron

Looking for a vegetarian option to serve up this Chinese New Year? Cauldron Foods has designed this great dish using sichuan-style aubergine and is served with Chinese style tofu and sauce. An easy to make dish and perfect to celebrate the New Year.
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Recipe – Fried Tofu in Chinese Sesame Soy Sauce by Cauldron

Tofu is a tricky ingredient sometimes as many people dislike the texture, but this dish, based on the Japanese Agedashi dofu, uses Chinese style tofu dressed in Chinese style sesame soy sauce. Easy to make, this dish is ideal as a starter especially around Chinese New Year.
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Recipe – Chicken Peanut Satay Skewers by Amoy

We love Chinese food and with the Chinese New Year coming up on 19th Feb, what better way to celebrate than with some home-cooked Chinese food. This fab recipe from Amoy shows you how to take chicken satay to another level, by adding some great extras to their satay sauce –
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Ken Hom’s guide to using chopsticks for Chinese New Year

Chopsticks are an integral part of the Chinese culture, but they can be a little on the tricky side to try and master! Tasting Britain’s good friend, Mr Ken Hom shares his top tips on using them and the correct etiquette.  Hold one chopstick in the index finger, cradle
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Recipe: Aromatic beef & chilli noodle hot pot by Bord Bia – The Irish food board

Chinese food is delicious and often packs a punch in flavour, but often it’s hard to recreate that depth at home. The team at Bord Bia have created a fantastic one pot wonder, using marinated Irish beef to seal the flavour right into the meat. This is a great dish to try out on a
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