"It became my personal ambition to take part in the renaissance of this great wine," he says.
Add sesame sauce to the andrographis leaves and sesame sauce and mix well. Slice the tomatoes, lay on top of the mixture, then sprinkle with fresh dried mushroom cookies and fried garlic slices.
"When I think about how I get this money by making one dish at a time, I can't help feeling that this is a tough way of life."
If you go to Jiangsu province in springtime, cattail is a delicacy that you should not miss.
Wangfujing's famous snack street gives locals and visitors some good food - and a bit of history - to chew on.
According to a survey by the Da Zhong Dian Ping website, hot pot is Beijingers' top choice and the average bill for eating out in the capital, about 50 yuan per person, is the highest of the five cities, including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Nanjing and Hangzhou.
It's that time of year again when the Easter bunny comes to town and visits many dining establishments in Hong Kong with chocolate eggs for the little ones and photo opportunities for all.
Sandeep Sekhri exploits opportunities in Hong Kong by offering an international platter of food and beverage choices. Rebecca Lo finds out what motivates him.
As the world gets smaller, festive food is no longer restricted to particular cultures or beliefs. Pauline D. Loh remembers some traditional Easter food.
We continue this week with more about Stellekaya wines from South Africa. Ntsiki Biyela, the country's first black woman winemaker who joined Stellekaya in 2004, is especially good with blended wines. Orion, the flagship red discussed last week, is a Bordeaux blend of merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc. Even though it is rare in China, this is a wine worth pursuing.
Two minutes hadn't passed since our first main dish arrived at Falahfel before owner Falah Ali came to check up on things. Without noticing that we were still to take a bite, he asked: "So how is everything? How is the taste?"
Here is a list of the forthcoming classes at the Fig Tree Pastry School (space is limited, so it is best to book in advance