Blog & Recipes


2016 Round-Up

13th January 2017 by Gareth Thomas

With 2016 now in the rear view mirror, we’d like to take a few moments to look back over the year… It’s been a busy and exciting year at the Mandarin, we reached 2,000 followers on Facebook, topped 1,000 ‘Excellent’ reviews on TripAdvisor, reached the finals of the Food Awards and even won the Lux Tourism Award […]

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Michael Wan’s Mandarin featured in Huffington Post

11th August 2016 by Gareth Thomas

10 Best Places In The UK To Eat Authentic Asian Luckily for those of us residing in the UK who happen to love the explosive flavours and healthiness of delicious Asian food, there are plenty of places to sample authentic Asian dishes across the country – at any price point. In the past few years […]

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Learn to Cook – Episode 5 – Getting the best from a Chinese supermarket

16th May 2016 by Gareth Thomas

In this video we take a trip to a local Chinese supermarket where Pauline shows you some tips on choosing the best ingredients for true authentic Chinese cooking.  She highlights the old favourite brands and explains the subtle differences they can make in how your dishes taste. cooking.

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Learn to cook – Episode 4 – Chicken and Sweetcorn Soup

23rd November 2015 by Adam

A simple and heart warming treat for your tastebuds! Episode 4 teaches you how to make chicken and sweet corn soup, Cantonese style – it’s so quick and simple you’ll wonder why you haven’t been having this to start your dinner every day for the last 10 years!

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Learn to Cook – Episode 3 – Black Bean Paste

30th November 2014 by Adam

Black bean paste can be found in some Chinese supermarkets but is often quite pricey, so why buy it when you can make your own from fresh ingredients? Episode 3 takes you through the simple process, within minutes you’ll have the base paste which can be used for many dishes, and it will keep for […]

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