Serendipity Frozen Hot Chocolate Written by Gary Gresham
Serendipity frozen hot chocolate is a signature dish at Serendipity 3, nestled in heart of upper east side of New York. The place is a general store and restaurant combined with a coffeehouse and soda fountain and serves most famous dessert in New York. Serendipity New York was founded by Stephen Bruce and his two partners, Calvin Holt and Preston “Patch” Caradine in 1954. Since that time Stephen Bruce has been asked constantly to divulge his secret about his Serendipity frozen hot chocolate recipe. Jackie Kennedy even wanted to serve dessert at a White House event and he would not give his secret away. Serendipity frozen hot chocolate is an icy-chocolate type of dessert served in a fishbowl-shaped goblet, topped with whipped cream, shaved chocolate and served with a spoon and two straws. This frosty creation is made with more than 14 kinds of chocolate and exotic cocoas blended into a rich slush. One taste of this frozen concoction and Oprah wants to “dance on chandeliers!” The Queen of Daytime TV has named this one of her “Favorite Things.” This Serendipity frozen hot chocolate secret recipe has finally been revealed after 50 years. The Serendipity 3 restaurant in New York City has actually given out recipe so you can make this unbelievable drink at home. It’s very simple. Serendipity frozen hot chocolate recipe created by Serendipity 3 Restaurant.
Braised Fish in Soy SauceWritten by Jacklyn Chen
Sweet and sour fish is one of most popular traditional Chinese dish, normally cooked with carp. The method to cook an authentic Chinese sweet and sour fish (Tang Tsu Yu) is to use what we call 'Liu', meaning 'quick-fry'. The fish should be tender inside and crispy outside. Its original flavour gets reserved while unpleasant raw fish smell would be completely removed. Many Chinese families cook this dish on a regular basis. It is considered an universal dish that has been enjoyed by people from everywhere in China for many years.
a). For preparation of fish: 1 carp 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon cooking wine green onion ginger cornstarch oil for frying
b). For preparation of sauce: 3 dried muchrooms (soaked) 4" green onion 2 slices of ginger 1 small bamboo shoot carrot
c). For preparation of sauce: 1 tablespoon soy sauce 6 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup soup stock 4 tablespoons chinese (black) vinegar dash of monosodium glutamate 2 tablespoons ketchup