2015 Sydney, Australia: Mark and I are on a mission, looking for the elusive Mr Wong. It’s not as easy as you might think. We read about its legendary menu and carefully plot 3 Bridge Ln on Google Maps. But, Mark and I began to doubt our sanity as we walked up and down the alley trying to locate the door.
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2015 Hong Kong: Mark and I drag our jetlagged bodies to the front desk of our hotel seeking information about Hong Kong street food. A lovely, petite young woman greets us. As is typical for us, we start the conversation with a warm greeting and a bit of small talk, followed by the inevitable question.
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In December of 2020, I became obsessed with sushi rice. Our daughter, Jessi, gave us a sushi-making lesson as part of her Christmas gift, and Mark and I got hooked! I started studying to discover the best type of sushi rice and came across Hinode Koshihikari. It is a premium short-grain variety named for the historic Koshi Province in Japan. Preparation instructions specified rinsing and soaking, but was all that necessary?
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This Chili Lime Shrimp Noodle Bowl is a delicious base recipe, but feel free to shake it up by adding baby bok choy or broccolini to the bowl before adding the sauce. You might also consider watercress or baby corn. We are big believers in peeking in the fridge or pantry for inspiration.
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