July 19, The basic recipe for a simple scallion pancake—served with soy milk or rice porridge for breakfast—is just a guide. Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Honey garlic chicken wings were juicy and surprisingly tubular, but they were mild of flavour. This recipe, which came from noted chef Nobu Matsuhisa, is typical of the cross-cultural innovations that made him such a success. Lard adds tenderness, richness, and a subtle porky finish. Add the lime, shallot, and basil right before serving so the nuts stay crispy.
But the food here is all very tasty, brightly balanced and true to its national cuisine.
Brightly balanced pan-Asian treats satisfy in Chinatown at The Union
Typically served warm, red bean soup is known for its comforting and surprisingly sweet flavour, and comes in many variations depending on locale; in Japan you can enjoy it porridge-style with rice dumplings, while in Vietnam the dessert is served cold with coconut milk. I'm a print subscriber, link to my account Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? The Uyghurs of the western regions of China refer to these flatbread as nang, which have existed for centuries as a staple at every meal. This recipe, which came from noted chef Nobu Matsuhisa, is typical of the cross-cultural innovations that made him such a success. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to feedback globeandmail. You can purchase these at many Chinese grocery stores to enjoy with your afternoon tea.