30 Aug '16, 7am

6StoneJars: 100 Sichuan Delights, 1 Gastronomic Feast at Si Chuan Dou Hua!: Ask anyone about Sichuan cuisine,...

As the name of this promotion suggests, a total of one hundred and four unique dishes are available on the buffet menu. Some of these dishes are familiar Sichuan staples such as gong bao chicken, mala sliced beef, and sweet and sour soup that are nevertheless prepared at the highest quality that I’ve tasted. However, the menu has even more special and peculiar surprises, perhaps best exemplified by dishes that have been marinated with what the menu calls a ‘strange-flavoured’ (怪味) sauce. In fact, the items on the menu are summarised by their sauce, of which there are 26 of them. As the head chef explained, these Sichuan flavours are created by combining fundamental flavours such as sweetness, spiciness, oiliness, pepperiness, in order to create advanced flavours of layered complexity. The process certainly led to a host of unique culinary permutations, which left us spoilt...

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Fixing the Ampere: Redefining the SI Unit

Fixing the Ampere: Redefining the SI Unit

hackaday.com 30 Aug '16, 8am

We all know that it’s not the volts that kill you, it’s the amps. But exactly how many electrons per second are there in a...