Eastern Secrets: The Scallion Pancake

I’ll bet you’ve had – or at least seen – these scrumptious little Chinese Flatbread treats at an Asian restaurant at one time or another. If you haven’t, have you ever been missing out! Scallion pancakes are a rough equivalent in Chinese cuisine to Pita, Paratha or the New World Tortilla…

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Hot Dog! A Cheap, Traditional Summer Treat

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We’ve spent quite a bit of time in this space on the hamburger, in its many forms – a hallmark summer grilling treat. We’ve also gone into great depths exploring the myriad aspects of grilling and smoking in general. But, in our rush to the fire, we’ve given another traditional summer favourite short shrift…

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Flash! Earn Your Chopsticks Chops!

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I struggled with chopsticks for decades before I met an Asian friend who took pity on me and revealed the secrets of the ‘cutlery’ used by the majority of the diners in the world. Now you, too, can choose any Asian eatery you like without worrying whether they’ll let a Western heathen use a knife and fork!

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