Chinese roast duck or Cantonese roast duck is a type of Siu mei 燒味. These are marinated meats cooked over an open fire or on a rotisseries spit. They are brushed with specially created sauces and have a deep BBQ flavour. In Hong Kong it Siu mei is a staple part of the diet. It…
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Condensed milk was a popular ingredient used as a substitute for sugar and milk and even (?) drank in tea. I have cheated slightly in this recipe and used fresh eggs and butter. The original would have been made with powdered egg and margarine.
But my biggest success of the evening was probably the vegetable crudité and smoky aubergine Baba ghanoush and cream beetroot and Edamame houmous. Platters piled high with the best local vegetables, radishes, celery, peppers, cucumbers, and carrots.