This autumn try breaking your hot drink habits with something a little different. Swap one or two cups of your usual black tea or coffee each day for one of China’s favourites, and see how the added health benefits make you feel!
The winner of the third Wing Yip ‘Young Chef of the Year 2015’ was chosen after 15 finalists battled it out ‘Masterchef’ style.
Gemma Field, from Selly Oak, won the coveted title in the Wing Yip Oriental Cookery Young Chef of the Year competition, which was launched to find an up-and-coming chef who has a real flair for Pan Asian flavours.
Travelling to China for Chinese New Year is a great way to observe traditional and local customs first hand as well as authentic celebrations such as fireworks and dragon dancing.
If you're not going travelling this year, why not serve up these Paper Wrapped Chicken parcels at a dinner party and impress your guests with a truly hands on feast. Provide finger bowls of warm water and lemon slices and paper napkins for messy fingers.
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, starts on 19th February and lasts for around 23 days, ending on the 15th day of the following month.
Crispy duck is one of the most popular and irresistible Chinese dishes - you'll find it on the menu of almost every Chinese restaurant, but it's surprisingly easy to make at home. If you only cook one celebration dish this Chinese New Year then make it this one.
Chinese New Year celebrations are the most important of the year and last for up to fifteen days. Celebrations and traditions may vary across the world but the wishes for the Chinese tend to be the same; they want their family and friends to be healthy and lucky in the forthcoming year.
Michael Wong, Director and Store Manager, of our Croydon Branch.
Do you know your Pak Choi from your Choi Sum?! Oriental greens are packed with goodness and the greener they are, the better they'll be for you. They make a healthy and wholesome addition to noodle soups, curries and stir-fries served with steamed rice.
Five superfoods to aid the New Year detox
Too many late nights and festive feasts? Christmas is a time of over-indulgence and stress. So why not kick off the New Year with a resolution to eat more healthy and healing foods? Superfoods are a great place to start if you're detoxing as they're loaded with key nutrients. here are five of our favourite superfoods.
The closing date for our 2015 Oriental Cookery Young Chef of the Year competition is fast approaching (14th January 2015).
Now in it's third year, the competition offers the UK's finest, young culinary talent the opportunity to showcase their skills before a renowned panel of judges.
Entrants looking to enter the 2015 competition must be aged between 18 and 25 years and studying or employed in the catering and hospitality industry. For more information and to download an application pack, click here.
Essex chef Robert Hall, winner of our Oriental Cookery Young Chef of the Year 2014 competition, recalls the highlights and excitement of his prize to Hong Kong in October.