Farewell Summer

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I particularly love this time of the year –the time transitioning from the end of Summer to those glorious autumnal days in September. The sunlight is golden and it reminds me that as winter will soon approach, there are still some sunny days to enjoy. How quickly the time passes? Summer came too soon. Hope you had some good times … Read More

Peking Duck Delight

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The art of roasting duck has been in practice since Imperial times of the dynastic eras in China. Traditionally, the delectable Peking duck is served on most auspicious of occasions. The ceremonial aspect of slicing the crispy outer layer of the roast at the dinner table in front of guests is what makes a great presentation when ordering this dish. … Read More

Chilli Oil

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As many of you know, our chilli oil is made in house by our chefs at Naturally Chinese. In Chinese or Asian cuisine, chilli oil is an important condiment. In China, it is used abundantly in the Sichuan and Hunan regions, as the food in these areas tends to lean on the spicier side of Chinese cuisine. It is also … Read More

Life in food

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Following on from last week’s post on the mindfulness of eating –how alive is our food and why it is beneficial to eat living foods, grown from the ground? In a time where we don’t always know where our food comes from, and we have to grapple with having to keep up with changes in food sourcing and sustainability, seeking … Read More

Mindfulness of eating

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Prawn Wanton Soup with noodles

When we think about food and eating in the age we live in, two factors come into play: what are the choices of food we have to eat, and secondly, how do we obtain them as quickly as possible. Many times the stress of life takes over our better judgement and we can forget to take time to indulge in … Read More