Ask chefs about their fondest culinary memories and many of the world’s most established personalities will cite their mothers’ cooking as an inspiration. As Mother’s Day approaches, and thoughts turn to family and memories of childhood, we’d like to dedicate this issue of Crave to nostalgia and an opportunity to revisit long-lost, cherished recipes.
In today’s modern cuisine, where efficient technology often replaces craftsmanship, many traditional dishes have faded into memory. In People, we turn attention back to quality, classic cooking by asking some of Hong Kong’s culinary heavyweights how to preserve and elevate handcrafted Chinese cuisine.
Every food lover’s kitchen contains an heirloom family cookbook filled with treasured recipes. Features editor Tiffany Chan speaks to 12 of the city’s top chefs as they reveal the favourite childhood recipes they inherited from their mothers.
Okinawa is not only known for its pristine beaches. In Travel, we visit Japan’s most southerly islands, home to some of the healthiest and longest-lived people in the world, to discover the secrets of longevity.
Back in Hong Kong, for those on the lookout for cool places to dine, check out Feast where our team shares their top picks of the month. Still feeling peckish? Perhaps Guide will satiate your appetite with an array of iconic Hong Kong snacks. Happy Mother’s Day!
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