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Zen, White & Blue

Zen, White & Blue
Food & Recipes


1 1/2 parts Zen Green Tea Liqueur
3 parts prepared Silver Needle White Tea
3 parts Fresh Blueberries, muddled or pureed


Combine 1 part cold and 5 parts boiling water to apporoximate 180 degree F. 

Use half cup dry tea leaves to 2 cups hot water ( 1:4).

Steep 3 mins. 

Strain and Chill. 

Combine and stir ingredients.

Zen Goddess

Zen Goddess
Food & Recipes


1 1/2 parts ZEN Green Tea Liqueur
3 parts prepared Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong Tea
1 part passion fruit juice
1 part Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila 


Combine 1 part cold and 5 parts boiling water to approximate 180 degrees fahrenheit (F).

Use half a cup of dry tea leaves to 2 cups of hot water ( 1:8).

Steep 2 minutes. 

Strain and chill.

Pour ingredients into a shaker with ice.


Dutch Meatballs (Photo by <a href=DutchAstrid/flickr)" src="">
Food & Recipes

Makes about 40.



House Biryani (Photo by <a href=snowpea&bokchoi/flickr)" src="">
Food & Recipes

Serves 16-18
Cooking time: approximately 20-25 minutes
Oven temperature 170-190°C (350-370°F)


Indonesian Pineapple Cookies (Kue Nastar)

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Food & Recipes

1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup softened unsalted butter
¼ cup confectioners’ sugar
3 egg yolks
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup pineapple jam or preserves
1 egg, beaten, for egg wash

Chinese Almond Cookies

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Food & Recipes

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup softened unsalted butter
1 egg
1 ½ teaspoons almond extract
½ cup sliced almonds for decoration
1 egg, beaten for egg wash

One Smart Cookie: An Interview with Anita Chu

(Photo: Brian Lee)
Food & Recipes

Anita Chu knows cookies.

Pan Roasted Ocean Scallops with Bacon, Kalamansi and Sake

Food & Recipes Ingredients

4 large sea scallops
1 teaspoon canola oil
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon bacon lardons
1 tablespoon kalamansi (may substitute with lemon or lime)
1 tablespoon sake (may susbtitute with white wine or omit)
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
seasonal greens, sauteed, for accompaniment


Chinese Pear Cooler

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Food & Recipes


Shake with ice:
Muddle ¼ Chinese pear, core removed

1 oz vodka, 1 oz dry white wine (Sauvignon Blanc is a good choice), ½ oz fresh lemon juice
A touch of simple syrup (1/8 to ¼ oz), 5 mint leaves, torn
Shake and pour into a rocks glass
Garnish with a slice of pear

Ginseng and Pink Grapefruit Cosmopolitan

Food & Recipes


To make ginseng-infused Vodka:
Add ¼ cup of dried Chinese ginseng pieces to a liter bottle of vodka
Replace cap and allow to sit at room temperature for a minimum of 3 full days

Add to a shaker:
1 ¼ oz ginseng infused vodka, ½ oz triple sec, 1 oz pink grapefruit juice, ¼ oz lime, ¼ oz cranberry
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Rim the glass with the oils from an orange twist and then drop the twist in the drink.