Tag Archives: salads

Beansprout salad – so good!

In Chinese cuisine it is not usual to eat food that is raw. So the idea of salads composed of uncooked vegetables is not at all traditional. Of course they DO have salads but most ingredients would have been slightly … Continue reading

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Cucumber and Pine nut salad with Spicy Dressing

It is ages since I posted a recipe, which is strange really as I do a lot of cooking both for ourselves and for when we entertain, and love finding and trying to recreate new dishes. Needless to say, living … Continue reading

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Yunnanese Roast Beef & Mint Salad

This dish is very different from the kind of food people in the west usually associate with Chinese cooking, and yet it is a traditional favourite in the south of China. For some reason in British cooking we never associate … Continue reading

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Double Blessing – Shuang Fu restaurant is cheap and cheerful

A Chinese friend of mine lives right next to Ditan Park  (Temple of Earth)  which is one of Beijing’s four great central temple parks. Whenever she and I want to get together for a catch-up on life, the universe and … Continue reading

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