More Tales of the Super Potato

“He who does not love potatoes does not love life!” Cicero Or maybe not. As dear Cicero died in 43BC (assassinated, I’m sorry to say), he could not have ever tried a potato. Though they were cultivated some 10,000 years ago in modern day Peru and Bolivia, they did not make their way to EuropeContinue reading “More Tales of the Super Potato”

Eddie’s Lap Mei Fan

There are a lot of places in town that claim to make the best Lap Mei Fan, but my vote goes to the one that Eddie makes. I don’t know whether it’s the most authentic, but it hits all the right spots, as far as I’m concerned. Now before I get started on Eddie’s recipe,Continue reading “Eddie’s Lap Mei Fan”

Maccheroni with Ham & Peas

This is as splendid a dish as it is easy to make. As there are just a few ingredients, you should try and use the best available. If you made your own chicken stock, use cooked ham freshly cut off a whole ham (ask your butcher for a thick slice, about 1cm), use French creamContinue reading “Maccheroni with Ham & Peas”