Raw garlic

2018-03-12T16:22:41+00:00February 14th, 2018|

The raw garlic is in full swing.... that can only be one thing: cold bugs are around!! Growing up in Taiwan, nobody was [...]

Eating the pot plant

2018-03-12T15:40:08+00:00February 7th, 2018|

Asplenium/Asplenium australasicum/Bird Nest Fern-- what a beautiful bunch of fresh young curls! You probably know it as an ornamental plant, but did you [...]

The talkative daughter

2018-03-12T16:22:55+00:00January 27th, 2018|

You've NO IDEA how much this is gonna make my ma chuckle...Her talkative daughter, the "conversationalist"... (The contract from Seabourn for my March [...]

Gluten-free deliciousness

2018-02-28T12:25:52+00:00January 11th, 2018|

That noodle from today's lunch, with vegetarian version of the classic noodle sauce made with TVP mince, shiitake mushroom, ginger and shallot-- vegan [...]

Playing with food

2018-03-12T15:42:47+00:00December 15th, 2017|

I love playing with different ingredients, and sometimes it’s about marrying the east and the west! Growing up in Taiwan, the standard cooking [...]

A very special stamp

2018-03-12T15:57:20+00:00November 22nd, 2017|

27 years ago today, Margaret Thatcher resigned as PM, and I landed in UK to make it my second home. What a journey [...]

Trees of Cheltenham.

2018-03-12T15:47:15+00:00November 7th, 2017|

Having come from the subtropics, where the seasons are not so distinguished, I'm still forever enchanted by the seasons. We're very lucky in [...]

Learn, cook, enjoy!!

2018-03-12T16:23:10+00:00October 16th, 2017|

What a lovely evening of my  Chef's Table event in the beautiful setting of the Gatehouse at Lord Crewe Arms (Northumberland, UK)-- amazing supportive staff, [...]