Roast mutton

Around the world: Chinese – Xinjiang

Xinjiang cuisine belongs to the Uyghur minority, a Muslim ethnic group that originated from the northwest border of China. Given that the Xinjiang region is bordered by neighbouring countries including Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India border, food from the area is characterised by lamb, beef, and chicken, and is halal. What to eat? Shou La Mien: Handmade noodles that have been … Continue reading Around the world: Chinese – Xinjiang

Around the world: Fijian

Given the location of Fiji in the South Pacific, the country‚Äôs food is an amalgamation of influences from neighbouring countries including Polynesian, Chinese, and Indian. To reflect these influences, staples of a Fijian diet consists of coconut, fish, rice, taro, cassava, and sweet potatoes. They also tend to utilise spices to create colourful curries, similar to Indian cuisine, but with a more stew-like consistency. What … Continue reading Around the world: Fijian