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Cantonese Pastries & Cakes: MICHELIN-Starred Chinese Chefs’ Sweet Childhood Memories

White sugar sponge cakes, fermented bean curd puffs, wife cakes… these Cantonese pastries and cakes that were once very common are now increasingly hard to find. Chefs from MICHELIN restaurants in Hong Kong explains why.

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Cantonese Pastries & Cakes: MICHELIN-Starred Chinese Chefs’ Sweet Childhood Memories

White sugar sponge cakes, fermented bean curd puffs, wife cakes… these Cantonese pastries and cakes that were once very common are now increasingly hard to find. Chefs from MICHELIN restaurants in Hong Kong explains why.

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Suzhou Style Mooncakes : a story told by the chef of a Michelin-starred Zhejiang Restaurant

Each festival has a distinct set of delicacies, such as glutinous rice balls for the Chinese New Year, green dumplings (Qingtuan) for Ching Ming Festival. Shanghaiese people always celebrate Mid-Autumn festival with their favourite “Suzhou Style Mooncakes”. What does it look like? Compared to the widely-known Cantonese mooncakes, what are the differences?

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Michelin-starred Restaurants Share Their Secrets of Making Perfect Shari

Vinegar rice (Shari) is the key to success of Edomae Nigiri sushi. Chefs at Michelin-starred restaurants in Hong Kong share how they create the perfect Shari with their sensitivity to details.

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The Secret to SJM’s Star-Studded Success in Gastronomy

For over three decades, SJM has set the benchmark for Macau's culinary landscape with its Chinese and Western MICHELIN-starred restaurants and award-winning wine programme. Here’s the inside story on SJM’s success.

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The Piquant Tale of Sichuan Water-boiled Fish

Modern Sichuan cuisine is known for its spicy, pungent flavours, and water-boiled fish, or shui zhu yu, is one of the province’s most iconic dishes. Yet, traditional recipes only document the steps to making water-boiled beef rather than the fish variation with which we’re more familiar today. So why is this, and how are the two dishes related?

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Uwe Opocensky of Petrus Cooks The Perfect Eggplant Grown In Used Coffee Grounds

Chef Uwe Opocensky of one-MICHELIN-starred Petrus talks sustainability and cooks local eggplants grown in compost made from used coffee grounds.

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Making Memories Around the Table with Julien Royer

Julien Royer of three-MICHELIN-starred Odette talks about his humble roots, his favourite childhood food, and provides a first look at some of the dishes served at his new restaurant named after his mother, Claudine.

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Some Tasty and Interesting Facts about Japanese Soba

Learn more about the beloved Edo style of long and thin buckwheat noodles.

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Dragon Boat Festival: Shanghainese vs Cantonese Rice Dumplings

What’s the difference between Cantonese and Shanghainese rice dumplings? Read on for the Shanghainese rice dumpling’s origin story and reinterpretations by MICHELIN restaurants.

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「MICHELIN Guide Nara 2022」An Interview with Starred restaurants

We interviewed the chefs who won stars in MICHELIN Guide Nara 2022, asking them who they’d like to share this feeling with in their moment of triumph. We also asked them to share an episode of their lives with that person.

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How Roganic Puts Sustainability On The Menu, One Dish At A Time

What goes behind designing a MICHELIN Green Star restaurant menu?

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MICHELIN Guide Nara 2022 MICHELIN Green Star restaurants

5 MICHELIN Green Stars awarded in Nara

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Love Letters to Asia: Restaurant Dishes by International Chefs that Pay Tribute to the Region

These MICHELIN-Starred restaurant chefs may not be from Asia, but some courses on their menus echo how Asia has become home for them, too.

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Earth Day: How MICHELIN Green Star Restaurants In Asia Are Doing Their Part With Sustainable Practices

In honour of Earth Day, we celebrate MICHELIN Green Star restaurants in the region that are going the extra mile for our planet.

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16 Chefs to Celebrate On International Women’s Day

Long hours, high pressure and facing the heat on a hot stove are common, but these dynamite chefs show they have what it takes to power through and get to the top.

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Will Kombu Save the World?

Kombu is known as a healthy food that is essential for Japanese cuisine, but did you know that it also supports the natural environment in the ocean? We took a close look at the mystery of how kombu protects the planet.

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Lunar New Year: Food Traditions Around Asia

As the Lunar New Year approaches, we ask MICHELIN restaurants around Asia about festive dishes traditionally enjoyed in their destinations and cultures at this time of the year.

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How MICHELIN Chefs Celebrate Christmas In Their Home Country

From taking saunas between Christmas meals to roller-skating to midnight mass, 10 MICHELIN chefs share their favourite Christmas traditions and memories from home.

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Top Secret Off-Menu Dishes Only Regulars Know At These Cantonese Restaurants

We've got the inside scoop on the secret dishes for those in the know.