Because my afternoon snack is so much better than yours. I have this awesome dark chocolate tart made lovingly and hand-delivered by the very fabulous @madamtans. Now, excuse me while I sink my teeth into it. Ok, that’s all.
Tenderly braised beef chunks with just enough fat, crunchy, lightly blanched bok choy, springy egg noodles, and a very flavourful beef broth cooked with the perfect balance of spices (cinnamon, clove, star anise, et al). Only qualm? Not enough broth…half way through the bowl, it was all gone. (at Noodle Stories - 老北京面谱)
Who says an accompanying mesclun salad has to be boring and normal? There’s mandarin wedges, pomelo pulp, cherry tomatoes, and toasted hazelnut in this one. Slightly spiced sesame dressing drizzles over it. Nice. (at Noodle Stories - 老北京面谱)
Pan-fried pork buns. Very juicy, flavourful filling of minced pork (great balance of meat and fat) and spring onion (not a fan, but adds dimension). Oh…I like how the skin is a little chewy, a nice textural sensation. (at Noodle Stories - 老北京面谱)