From now until Dec. 15, Asia’s massively popular Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, is giving foodies around the world online access to this massively popular culinary experience,
In celebration of the world’s finest flavours, virtual event attendees can sharpen up their cooking skills or develop their drinking palates through the festival’s FREE online masterclasses — featuring virtual cooking demonstrations and wine-tasting programs led by Michelin-starred chefs and wine experts.
Livestreamed from Hong Kong, the Wine & Dine masterclasses cover everything from fine dining, wine and spirits trends, and the art of food plating — and anyone from anywhere can tune in.
These masterclasses feature a selection of food and drink workshops that are bound to inspire your holiday dining and drinking preparations. And if you missed the live cooking masterclasses over the past few weeks, you can still watch the recordings online.
Food & Wine Pairings. Photo: Hong Kong Tourism Board.
Wine Tasting Etiquette and Food and Wine Pairings
Host the perfect wine dinner for the holidays with tips from certified Sommelier Damon Yuen. Learn wine tasting etiquette for the dining table and how to choose quality wine and food pairings for an unforgettable experience.
Pan Seared Ora King Salmon with Taiyouran Egg Sauce Gribiche
Learn to make this dish featuring pan-seared salmon, hard boiled eggs with a sauce gribiche, and with a charred bok choy side from Michelin 2 starred Chef Shane Osborn.
Raspberry and Pistachio Choux Craquelin
Four Seasons Hotel’s pastry chef Ringo Chan whips up a colourful festive French dessert to welcome the winter season. With the refreshing taste from raspberry balancing the nutty flavour of pistachio, this perfect match makes for an irresistible creation.
Venezuelan Tamals. Photo: Hong Kong Tourism Board.
Venezuelan Tamal on Dec 5 (10 p.m. PST)
The Venezuelan treat is a dish usually eaten during December, a month of celebration where families gather to make the tamals in large batches and share amongst family and friends in a feast. Learn how to make this local dish of corn dough stuffed with protein and other ingredients, wrapped in banana leaves and steamed, and add a new crowd-pleaser to your celebrations.
Vegan and Refined Sugar Free Apple Pie
Brought to you by Shirley Kwok of The Cakery, rustic vegan apple pie is the ultimate dessert to enjoy this season. Lightly spiced, moist, and not too sweet, this delicious pie will fill your kitchen with the warming aromas of cinnamon and apple.
Art of Blending: When Johnnie Walker Meets Coffee on Dec 5 (11:15 p.m. PST)
World class mixologist Antonio Lai, accompanied by Timmy Lam, a professional coffee barista, explores the art of coffee and whisky blending to discover the two's similarity. Learn how to mix the two drinks together as a cocktail for all to enjoy over the holidays.
The Art of Bubbles: New Directions in Champagne
Take a trip to Champagne with Asia Pacific’s youngest Master of Wine Sarah Heller. Learn a brief history of this famous wine region as well as the winemaking process that leads to those irresistible bubbles — which will make you appreciate those popped bottles of champagne on New Year’s even more.
For the full online masterclasses programme schedule, visit discoverhongkong.com.