All posts tagged: italian food

Try this: Light refreshing burrata pizza from Pizza Express

Commercial chain restaurants have led most of us to associate pizza with cheesy cheap cheat meals, that leave us feeling guilty almost immediately after the last bite. Pizza Express is a relatively gourmet chain flooding streets of Hong Kong, but proves that pizza does not have to be a nasty nutrition-less meal. Next time you’re there, try their Lava pizza. Topped with cherry tomatoes, fresh basil leaves and fresh burrata mozzarella cheese, Lava is unlike the typical Margarita, tasting light and refreshing. Fresh mozzarella is high in protein and calcium; it also means the pizza is not greasy at all. Pizza express is located on 21 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong and other locations (see their website for the full list).

Korean food meets Italian at new restaurant Moyo

As foreign as an IBK “Italian born Korean” (one of the pioneers of Moyo) is to me, so is the union of these two cuisines. The results are intriguingly not strange though, definitely a credit to the successfully unique ideas this kitchen is cooking! Here are some of the delicious dishes I sampled on my visit. The restaurant is still in its soft opening though! Kimchi bruschetta *must order* How did no one else think of this? Ok maybe someone did but this was my first try at it and the combo is as delicious as it sounds! A spicy tomato toast, to put it crudely. Kimchi pancake Always my must order item at any Korean restaurant! This one was mixed with pork as well. The dish was unusually not my favourite of the night – the taste was quite normal and less fusion-y than the other dishes. All in all, still delicious (though be wary of my Kimchi pancake bias) but I thought it could be made crisper! Kimchi disco fries *must order* This was my …