Dining for a good cause

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Following on from the success of our first charity dinner in May 2015, we will be hosting a special 15 course tasting menu in honour of the Quê Charity to support some of the poorest families in Northern Vietnam. The most amazing part of this event is that every little bit goes a very long way for these families and makes … Read More

Christmas 2018

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With only eight weeks to Christmas, and the time passing so quickly –we want to make sure that you enjoy the time before the big holiday. It’s a common feeling that Christmas comes and goes in a blink of an eye and we wonder whether we’ve made the best use of the time before the bustling week in late December. … Read More

Autumn Harvest

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May I introduce you to the Chinese Winter Melon. Also known as the ash gourd, wax gourd, tallow gourd, even an ash squash. It’s incredibly large as it is magnificent, and eaten as a vegetable when it matures to full size. The taste and texture remains a mild and delicate crunch with a high level of hydration and vitamin C. … Read More

Autumn Gatherings

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We’ve felt the sudden change in the air. It’s colder, the light is different and the leaves are at their peak of gold. Autumn is perhaps the best season according to most. While Summer is celebratory in a way that we want to head to the beach and BBQ, and let our hair down, Autumn has a way of bringing … Read More

Silken Tofu Claypot

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Japanese Silken Tofu

Silken tofu might be a delicate food to touch but it is one of great resilience and strength. Most tofu appears silky smooth but the difference with Japanese silken tofu or Hiyayakko is that it is softer, milkier with a mild flavour. The process of creating this beautiful food requires tremendous patience and skill. In some of the villages up near the … Read More