Urban Family Brunch

Good company, food, and conversation… Best way to spend a Sunday morning with people you love, cooking together and the sharing of that meal

Grilled Oysters

Xiamen has great oysters and the common way to serve them is one of the best I’ve had. Steamed or grilled, then topped with  minced ginger, garlic, scallions, and salt, flash sauteed in oil.

Hello, my name Kai, and I am a chili condiment addict.

Hello, my name Kai, and I am a chili condiment addict.

Nearly every time i go T&T, I have to check out what new chili product (s) come in. If there is something I’ve not between able to get before of the Hunan or Yunnan cuisine, I have to buy it.

Here is a jar of pickled ‘little rice’ ‘white’ chilis, which is used in both Hunan and Yunnan dishes. Time to host a regional Chinese dinner again :)

patio love

Enjoying a fresh slice of blue cheese and mushroom pizza with a chilled glass of sav blanc on the patio :) #vandusen #vancouver #trufflesfinefoods #pizza #wine

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1985

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1985, Photos by: kaishin chu © 2008 J had this one in his wine collection, and since we’ve decided to travel abroad indefinitely for the time being, he decided that there was no time like the present to open it with family for Christmas Day dinner. Though it did need a bit of time…

Good to see artisanal foods make it into the online market

I came across this site via a trend spotting newsletter I subscribe to, and wish I was back at North America for a short time where I could then order and try some of these artesan foodie items!! Check it out for yourself… *drool*