Bah Humbao!

Just you wait, buddy.

To continue with my love of all pork products, I give you the barbecue pork bun, hum bao in Vietnamese or char siu baau in Cantonese, which literally translates as “fork burn.” Barbecue pork buns are so damn good, and so damn ubiquitous, that I reckoned there had to be some [...]

Happy Year of the Me!

Grrr.

It’s Chinese new year coming up on February 14th, and it’s a particularly significant date for yours truly because it ushers in the Year of the Ultimate Badass Tiger, which is my Chinese zodiac animal. It’s also my brother’s birthday. Happy birthday, Patrick!

I can’t believe I hadn’t realised this was my year until the [...]