Archive | February 2016

送羊迎猴 ‘16

今年也有賣芋角角仔,就是太快被吃完沒來得及拍照。 。

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煎年糕

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Feb ’16: Chocolate Brownie Cookies

The dough was sticky due to the high chocolate content, but this was a delicious soft cookie.

❤ Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤

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Adapted from: Lyubomira from CookingLSL
Source: Food And Wine Magazine and Savory Nothings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound (450 g) melted chocolate
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar [reduced to 1/2 cup sugar]
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup Nestle Tollhouse Milk Chocolate Morsels

Other:

  • Heart shaped candy sprinkles
  • Melted White Chocolate

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large bowl over a double boiler melt Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels with the butter until smooth, for 7-8 minutes.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attachment beat eggs and sugar until pale and frothy. Add vanilla extracts. Add salt. Beat in melted chocolate slowly.
  3. Fold in flour and baking powder.
  4. Pour the dough in a shallow baking dish and freeze for 30 minutes (you can chill the dough for 2 hours).
  5. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  6. Using a cookie scoop (2 tbsp), scoop balls of dough and place them 2 inches apart on the baking sheets. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes, until edges are set and cookies are cracked on top.
  7. Let them cool on the baking sheets for 10 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  8. To decorate – Top with the heart shaped candy sprinkles and drizzle with melted white chocolate.

周圍食 Feb’16:Grandy Mary

My ratings: ❤❤❤❤
Price range: $-$$

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Violet World (with Italian Yoghurt)
Toasted Marshmallow, 鮮蘑紫薯粉、紫薯雪糕糯米糍、Oreo脆脆

Click here to see my other reviews on the local dining scene (2016).

Grandy Mary
西環卑路乍街6G號新城大樓1號地舖

周圍食 Feb’16:lá bò lá

Let’s fall in Love!

My ratings: ❤❤❤❤
Price range: $$

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Spicy Lime Nuts
It’s a very interesting platter with roasted coffee beans and lemongrass-nuts.

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Click here to see my other reviews on the local dining scene (2016).

lá bò lá
灣仔皇后大道東200號利東街地下G02-03號舖
2871 1711
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周圍食 Feb’16:侘寂.鮨處

Service was a bit slow, my order of sashmi rice took almost 45 minutes to come (we were sitting at the bar area and the chef was busily preparing plates and plates of sashmi but no sign of my order…). Food is good, although a bit of the sashimi turned out to be on the fishy side.

My ratings: ❤❤❤❤
Price range: $$-$$$

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Wabi.Sabi Sashimi Rice in Bowl

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厚燒安格斯牛
Grilled Angus Beef
定事附:前菜、沙律、厚燒玉子、味噌湯及甜品

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Click here to see my other reviews on the local dining scene (2016).

侘寂.鮨處 Wabi Sabi Japanese Restaurant
大坑蓮花宮西街14-16號地下
2570 1336