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Interview with Chef MAY CHOW

May Chow was raised between Hong Kong and Canada, by Shanghainese family. Her cross-cultural upbringing has influenced much of her east-meets-west culinary ethos, bringing people through Chinese cuisine both as an insider and an outsider. She trained and worked in Bangkok, Los...

China 2019: One Year of Interviews

A series of exclusive interviews on Chinese culture conducted by Dominique Musorrafiti and Matteo Damiani: art, design, food, the Hong Kong protests, documentaries, history, fashion, food, rock, and cinema! Many of the interviews have appeared in our free digital magazine Planet China.

Interview with Michelin-starred chefs MATT CHEN and KEN CHAN

Chef MATT CHEN and Chef KEN CHAN are executive chefs of the three Michelin-starred Le Palais, located at the top floor of the Palais de Chine Hotel. Chef Matt Chen moved to Taiwan with his uncle from Macau to work at a...

The art of Jiao Bingzhen during the Qing Dynasty

Jiao Bingzhen (焦秉贞; born in Jining, Shandong; 1689–1726) was a noted painter and astronomer. Related articles: The Jesuits at the Chinese Imperial Court, The Amazing Art of Giuseppe Castiglione at the Chinese Imperial Court He is regarded as one...

Interview with the Sichuan Legend Chef YU BO

Yu Bo is Chengdu’s most famous chef lauded as Sichuan Legend. Yu Bo was born in Chengdu during the Maoist years. Recruited for a job by his cooking teacher, who worked in a local government office in Chengdu, he understanding of basic...

30+ fascinating old pictures of Taiwanese Indigenous Peoples (graphic content)

Taiwanese Indigenous Peoples have lived on the island for over 5500 years. Related articles: 67 pictures of Taiwan under the Japanese rule , South of Clouds, documentary about ethnic minorities in Yunnan Taiwan was inhabited by aboriginal populations for about...

History of Hong Kong Cinema in 100+ films, from 1909 to the present day

The films, productions, directors, and protagonists of the great cinema of Hong Kong Read: A Brief History of Hong Kong Cinema in 100+ films, from 1909 to the present day

Interview with Chef Jeremy Pang

JEREMY PANG comes from three generations of Chinese chefs, whose grandfather owned and operated his own Chinese pastry shop in Chinatown in the 1960s. After graduating as a Biochemical Engineer and working for various companies, Jeremy went to the Le Cordon Blue Institute, where he had...

Embers: Meng Du glassmaker creates unique pieces of art from personal memories and nostalgia

Featured image: Meng Du, How are you, 2019. glass, copper foil. 7.5 x 0.2 x 6.9 inch. Photograph by Peichao Lin ©Meng Du, courtesy Fou Gallery From 30 November 2019 until 16 February 2020, Meng Du: Embers, at the Fou...

Interview with Hong Kong Nutritionist MICHELLE LAU

Michelle Lau is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (MSc.). She holds a first-class degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of British Columbia and a Postgraduate Degree in Human Nutrition from McGill University. She is also a Hong Kong-based nutrition educator who works on a variety of...
 

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