Well what do you know? The first restaurant I ended up trying in Beijing specialized in Chinese Islamaic cuisine. There is actually a significant amount of Muslims in Beijing and this was authentic late night local eats.
What a surprise! A tiny hole in the wall located in a strip mall and I was impressed! Szechuan food is known to be very spicy with bold and aromatic flavours. Garlic, chillies, peanuts, and sesame are prevalent and there are seafood and meat options. The place is rather authentic and legit! A great find.
Chinese food has a lot of symbolism and the ingredients are often chosen for a reason. I always looked at this dish and thought “soy milk and Chinese doughnuts”, but it’s much more than that.
Hello! Or 你好 (nǐ hǎo)! Welcome to Beijing! Beijing is the capital of China and it specializes in Chinese Mandarin cuisine. China is massive and “Chinese cuisine” is a huge umbrella topic. Here is a highlight of “Jing cuisine”.
This is black garlic. It’s traditionally an ancient Korean ingredient used for medicinal reasons and it’s full of antioxidants and very healthy. They are very potent, pungent, earthy and sweet and they taste almost like a cross of caramelized garlic, porcini mushrooms and molasses.
Welcome to the first Follow Me Foodie video/webisode of 2012! A parody based on YouTube’s “Sh*t Girls Say” is “Sh*t Foodies Say”. Watch, comment, rate & SHARE!
Alright guys! Here’s our chance to go to Montreal! I’ve been chosen as one of the 5 bloggers across North America for this contest, but I can’t go to Taste Montreal (November 1-11) without your votes! Come eat with me!!
Follow Me Foodie to Sun Peaks and Kamloops started off with a little bit of farming. Technically I didn’t actually farm, but I was introduced to some of the lovely farmers in Kamloops. It would be a challenge to put myself in their shoes and I have so much respect for the work they do.