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Mandarin Steak

2020-04-30T10:54:51+01:00

When I was asked recently what were some of the signature dishes at Naturally Chinese, I had to put this sizzling, hot off the iron grill pan dish high up on the list -- this fillet of steak cooked in a robust Mandarin sauce has become one of our signature dishes. It holds its own and is gaining popularity at the restaurant. It's not just a fillet steak and onions dish, it's coated in much more and is succulently revealed one bite at a time. The orange marinade is the key to getting the steak tender and juicy giving it an [...]

Mandarin Steak2020-04-30T10:54:51+01:00

Gluten Free Eating

2020-04-30T10:54:51+01:00

We recently launched our new gluten free menu which has evolved since the start of the business. This has been mainly due to the fact that there exists a growing coeliac demographic in the UK. I wanted to share a little more about my experiences with the topic as I have often been asked about how we manage having two separate menus. Rest assured that Naturally Chinese does everything required to keep a top gluten free menu. There is a good bit of work that goes into it, much more than the regular menu, but I feel it is important for [...]

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A Greener Way

2020-04-30T10:54:51+01:00

October marks our month for recycling. Two years on and we have much to feel good about eliminating wastage to varying degrees. It began in little ways by buying fresh daily, planting seeds in the back yard, and has grown gradually over time. Our composting has led to the line of planters with herbs, pretty flowers, even olives to adorn and put to use at the restaurant. We also have been very successful in recycling our residual oils. There is nearly zero wastage in terms of packaging as the oil gets stocked into a recycled drum which further gets turned to [...]

A Greener Way2020-04-30T10:54:51+01:00

Learning To Make Dim Sum

2020-04-30T10:54:51+01:00

I am excited to announce that we will be hosting our Dim Sum class once again. For all of you curious dim sum enthusiasts and seasoned cooks, this class is going to be a delight for you, as our top dim sum Chef, Chiu will be showing you some of his techniques. Much like the origins of dim sum beginning with a complement to robust and aromatic teas that were served in the tea houses on the silk road, where travellers stopped for yum cha, we will commence the class with a treat of tea tasting and dim sum platter to [...]

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