I love eating these beans (Gan bian si ji dou). Despite all the chillies they’re not super spicy, and the salty garlic heat makes them very addictive.
Some very fresh beef noodle variants with Shantou satay sauce.
This was very tasty and is made from black sesame, and almond, with a sweet crunchy biscuit thing.
A man on a cart brings sugar cane fresh from the fields. You pay your money (about £1 for a metre section) and he smooths off the tough knots dividing the segments using a cleaver. You wash, then proceed to gnaw on the cane, crunching … Continue reading Sugar Cane
I appreciate that this may just look like a shiny mess of yellow and green things, but I found it quite exciting as it’s the first time outside of China that I’ve had an authentic version of one of my favourite dishes. It’s called ‘North … Continue reading My Old Place – Di San Xian
The Whole Foods on Kensington High Street is a wonderland of food and I can’t help but feel like I’ve stepped into Willie Wonka’s factory. The pumpkin section has some of the most alien looking vegetables I’ve seen.
I’ve walked past My Old Dutch, just off Kensington Hight Street, so many times and have never been in until now. As you would expect, it’s a very Dutch themed pancake restaurant with lots of sweet and savoury options.