Stuff tagged with chicken

National Week in China

I headed to China once more to visit my beautiful girl during National Week, when the masses get seven days of holiday. We were in Beijing (北京) and Tianjin (天津.) In Beijing, Yuanmingyuan (圆明园) was quite pretty. We didn’t really … Continue reading
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China XIII

Got around to resizing some photos. Sort of chronologically ordered, except all the food comes first. Some are iPhone photos, some are Canon IXUS 1100 photos, the rest were taken with my new Canon G15, which is an awesome enthusiast … Continue reading
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One night in Italy

I decided to host a dinner party for some friends, which ended up being a lot of fun, not least of all because I drank a lot of wine. I called the dinner party, una notte in italia, or: one … Continue reading
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Sous vide experiment: Maillard reaction

For those of you caught unawares, sous vide is French for “yum.” No, it isn’t really, it’s French for “under vacuum”: a style of cooking where a foodstuff is vacuum sealed and then cooked in a warm water bath at … Continue reading
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Regard my roulade

Not a euphemism. I wanted to experiment with different cooking methods, and one that seemed to check the “vaguely healthy” requirement list was simmering a roulade. So, just what is a roulade? The word is taken from the French “rouler” … Continue reading
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Gastronomia III

It’s been a very long three months. At first, my thyme and basil looked like they were dying. Then, they started to flourish, which was when snails and other bugs decided to eat them to buggery. Straight after that, they … Continue reading
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Warm plates II

I’ve been really, really busy lately. That’s the excuse. Anyway … While holidaying in London, we happened across a nondescript Asian eatery (an amazingly abhorrent blend of Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, and whatever else it could grab its hands on,) at … Continue reading
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Warm plates

I have a couple of side projects coming up—amongst having another cookalong with my cousin, I’m hoping to host a dinner party for some friends. I’m still working on the menu, so it’s very up in the air at this … Continue reading
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Gastronomia II

This is gastronomia, part two. That’s all I have to say about that. Did this, somewhere along the way, turn into a food blog? Update Added two more meals! That’s super value!
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Gastronomia

A little bit (or a lot) of food … Garlic pizza bread Hawaiian pizza Chilli and prosciutto pizza Supremo pizza Beef filét risotto with beetroot, bloodied garlic chips, and toasted pine nuts Creamy chicken spinach rice And now the finalé … Continue reading
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Things are happening

The main site over at mingteo.com has been fully refurbished, sporting a nice shiny new codebase and design. Soon, when I have the time to sort through it all, this blog will be updated with the same design (so it’s … Continue reading
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Last meal

Well, perhaps not the last last meal, but I want to call it a milestone. I won’t have as much time to cook anymore, so it feels like a last meal. I’m glad it turned out. It is a chicken … Continue reading
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Naked food

At the end of a tiresome, somewhat crappy (unfortunately the norm) day, I was faced with an interesting question. There was chicken out, defrosting in the lovely 35.9 degree heat of today. I gazed at it, like a wild animal … Continue reading
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