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About Qin Xie
Qin Xie is a London based food, wine and travel journalist and trained chef.
When not infiltrating Michelin restaurants as a kitchen tourist, she writes about food, drink and travel. Her work has appeared on Yahoo, FT, The Times and CNN.
Her first cookbook, co-authored with YS Peng at Hunan Restaurant, is out March 2014.
According to friends, her watch is always set to UTC -- ready for the next big adventure. In reality, she is happiest at the dinner table or by the sea.
This is a recipe from the Michel Roux Jr and Bordeaux wine partnership Choose a good quality puff pastry made with butter, this is a luxurious feast that is great served warm but equally good cold. Perfect...Read more →
I wrote a recipe for Yahoo last year for Pancake Day, using a sour dough starter. It made a lighter, and slightly more tangy, version of my normal pancakes. I can never get over how round my pancakes...Read more →
This is a recipe from the Michel Roux Jr and Bordeaux wine partnership Duck confit is incredibly easy to make and so versatile when homemade and served on a bed of garlicky potatoes. It cannot fail to impress. Serves...Read more →
When the 2013 Everyday Bordeaux collection of wines was launched last year, Bordeaux Wines announced a partnership with two Michelin-starred chef, Michel Roux Jr, to publish eight of his favourite recipes for casual entertaining...Read more →
Menu from a bring-your-own-wine lunch at Rochelle Canteen in Greater Arnold Circus, East London: Pickled mackerel, salsify, carrots and frisee salad Roast chicken, aioli and chips Rhubarb, meringue and cream