|| ALLELUIA CAFE 🍴
I feel like when I was growing up in Hong Kong I really took Chinese food for granted. It wasn't until these past couple years that I learned to truly appreciate the flavours and complexity of each dish.
Fortunately, we have lots of choices living in Vancouver; most of the restaurants are pretty authentic! This dish 肉絲炒麵 (pronounced as yook-see-chau-meen) is one of my top choices when I come to Alleluia. The dish is served with crispy fried noodles on the bottom with a light soya thick sauce poured on top. This means that when you eat it, you'll get soggy AND crispy noodles! It has such an interesting texture that I can never seem to get enough of 🍜
Pro tip: Every order comes with a drink. Still feeling thirsty after your HK-Style Milk Tea/Lemon Tea? Your first refill is on the house!! 🍹
📸: 肉絲炒麵 (Yook-See-Chau-Meen)
The perfect Chinese meal for this cold winter! Our neighbour invited us for dinner at a tiny tucked away little restaurant, it was so delicious. Hen soup, beef and soy beans in ducks blood, spicy wild fish.
From today, the 8th of 腊月làyùe, the 12th Chinese lunar months, the season of Chinese New Year celebration has officially started. 腊八节làbājié Laba Festival. The tradition for today is to eat multigrain congee 腊八粥làbāzhōu to celebrate harvest, and soak garlic in vinegar 腊八蒜lābāsuàn today. So by the time to Chinese New Year, the garlics will be soaked for twenty days and turn green. The green Laba garlic 腊八蒜làbāsuàn are no longer spicy and quite delicious! The vinegar for soaking Laba garlic is called Laba vinegar 腊八醋làbācū will become really hot！Watch out when you try it! I am going to make 腊八粥làbāzhōu 和hé and 腊八蒜làbāsuàn today. Let the festive spirit begin! #chinesenewyear#yearofthedog#cny2018#labacongee#labafestival#laba#labafestival#garlic#vinegar#congee#inchinese#chinese#mandarin#chineseschool#swlondon