A Chinese banquet for two….

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the family pet…

For those who don’t know me or indeed haven’t read of my background before, I hail from a family where everyone was involved with food. My dad as a chef, my mother as the host and my brother as the business grad who majored in hospitality. Funny enough, my little sis and I seemed to have escaped into different fields and no one was more surprised than I, when I left to pursue my studies in Theatre and Costumes and remain there still 10yrs later today, working in the field and still running around backstage with costumes.

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Fast forward to today. Now the majority of folks view my foodie filled days of galore and the occasional amateur happy snap and silly, silly words I write day to day whilst doing my part time study at school! The family business works in partnership now and this gives my folks some time in their business with a vested interest in the restaurant and part time travel to visit (us) all around the globe, including their darling grandchildren in Shanghai!

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But back to me and most importantly the meal that my father cooked for me! What a meal it was and I can truly tell you he sent out 5 different courses for my mother and I.

I know…you’re thinking, less talk, more food and here it is as promised! Now if only I could get him to part with his recipes…hmmm….

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San Choy Bao

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Crispy Spring Rolls

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Tofu, bean sprouts & spring veg

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Salted, preserved duck with shallots

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Steamed Tasmanian Salmon with ginger & shallots

And Last but not least my version of the after dinner mint…probably best known as Green Tea…

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Dynasty Chinese Restaurant
95 Canning St,
Launceston, 7250
Tasmania, Australia