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Drinks

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Drink your way around China with Opium’s new city-inspired cocktail menu

Head off on A Journey Through China at Opium’s Peony bar in Chinatown London and sip your way across ten of its cities, from Guangzhou to Guiyang.

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Recipes

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RECIPE: Ken Hom’s Dim Sum-Style Pork & Prawn Dumplings

Iconic chef, author and broadcaster, Ken Home OBE shares this must-cook recipe for his perfectly plump Pork & Prawn Dumplings.

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RECIPE: Ken Hom’s Sichuan Dumplings in Spicy Sauce

Prepare this recipe for piquant pork dumplings in a lively chili sauce at home, exclusively from superstar chef, author and broadcaster, Ken Home OBE.

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Lifestyle & Culture

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Chinatown at night

How To Spend A Night In Chinatown London

Chinatown London is one of the best places to spend a late night in London - here we share some suggestions on how to spend your time in the area from dusk till dawn.

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Festivals

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VIDEO: What is dim sum?

We took to Chinatown’s streets to quiz Londoners on their knowledge of all things dim sum.

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5 things you need to know about zongzi

In honour of the annual Dragon Boat Festival, we unwrap these divine little rice packages to bring you zongzi fun facts.

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Everything you need to know about the CCTV New Year’s Gala

The annual CCTV New Year’s Gala is the biggest global TV event of the year. Learn the history of this astonishing Chinese televisual event.

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