Tuey Mac

Secret Ninja and Magazine Editor. Knows Kung-Fu and not afraid to use it.

By Tuey Mac On Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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A past golden world brought to life: A Chinese Tea Artisan reveals her ceremonial magic

Imagine the scene.  A tea artisan sits before you in beautiful ceremonial robe. She swills the boiling water thrice in the tea pot and dainty tea cups so as to warm the ceramics in preparation for the final pour. To More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Rosa’s Thai Cafe: Don’t believe the hype

Ok hands up – I was duped. I was swayed by the friendly FB page, by the tantalising messages and pictures. It worked and lured me in like a fish swimming to it’s impending doom. After two months of hovering More...

By Tuey Mac On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Why Marlon Brando’s Oscar refusal speech is still relevant today

When Marlon Brando was awarded an Oscar for Best Actor at the Academy Awards in 1973 for his performance in The Godfather, he refused to accept the award – instead issuing a statement via Shasheen Littlefeather More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Tips and tricks of a Dim Sum Chef

Dim Sum chef Kevin Lam has been making delicious dim sum snacks ever since cooking secrets were passed down to him from his family of chefs in Hong Kong. Now he passes on some of his tips and tricks so you can More...

By Tuey Mac On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Top 10 Dim Sum in London – 2014

Looking for the best dim sum restaurants in London? Look no further the definitive list is here – check out MyAsianPlanet’s top 10 for 2014  below. 1. Royal China Club The creme de le creme of dimsum More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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The UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookshops

Discover the UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookstores The UK’s best Chinese and East Asian bookstores are listed here – covering language, culture, art and fiction. Whether you are interested More...

By Tuey Mac On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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15 FEB JnG ‘Fast Love’ party @Foster Project

JnG would like to invite you to their Valentine Traffic Light special ‘Fast Love Party’ see your invite below: Are you a Valentine’s lover or hater? Here at JnG, we just luuurve to party and hate More...

By Tuey Mac On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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British East Asian Actors call to Ed Vaizey and broadcasters for inclusion on UK screen

British East Asian actors have written an open to letter to UK Culture minister Ed Vaizey and Broadcasting Chiefs demanding fair representation on screen Last week a diversity summit was held with key actors and More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐 xīn nián kuài lè!

Happy Chinese New Year! 新年快乐 xīn nián kuài lè! Wishing you all health, happiness and prosperity for the year ahead – Year of the Horse. I’ll be broadcasting live on Friday 31 January at 1:30pm More...

By Tuey Mac On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Chinese New Year – what’s it all about? Didn’t we just have a New Year?

Chinese New Year – what’s it all about? And didn’t we just have a New Year? I want to take the opportunity to clarify a few points about Chinese New Year because I know when I was growing up it More...

By Tuey Mac On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Pioneer in Chinese Medicine passes away – achievements honoured in tribute event

A special Chinese New Year event will honour the late Professor Man Fong Mei – an innovative force in the application of modern Chinese Medicine in the West. The joint tribute-celebration will take place at More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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Student dances his way across China in 100 days

Student dances his way across China in 100 days Most students document the trips with photos and blogs – not so for 20yr old American student Jake Gaba who decided to film himself dancing across the iconic More...

By Tuey Mac On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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26 JAN British Chinese Society annual Chinese New Year dinner

The British Chinese Society will be holding their annual Chinese New Year party on Sunday 26 January at Pearl Liang restaurant and tickets are on sale now. Following an array of festive and symbolic new year dishes, More...

By Tuey Mac On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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British Chinese twin sister entrepreneurs receive MBE from Queen who loves their Chinese food

British Chinese twin sister chefs Helen and Lisa Tse – masterminds behind the award-winning Sweet Mandarin Chinese restaurant in Manchester have got more cause to celebrate this Chinese New Year – the More...

By Tuey Mac On Sunday, January 12th, 2014
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British Chinese actress Lucy Sheen speaks out against transracial adoption: “As an adopted Chinese girl I was a foreigner in both lands”

What happens when the cute Chinese baby you adopted grows up and experiences an ongoing identity crisis – and it’s something that neither of you can solve? British Chinese actress Lucy Sheen speaks More...

By Tuey Mac On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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19 JAN London Chinese Community Fundraiser Dinner

London Chinese Community Centre to hold fundraising dinner London’s Chinese Community Centre to hold fundraising dinner will be celebrating it’s 33rd Anniversary with a fundraising dinner at a top More...

By Tuey Mac On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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08 DEC New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors on Channel 4

New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors unveiled Channel 4 broadcasts a new programme revealing new recent discoveries about the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, China on Sunday 08 December at 8pm. The discovery of More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Bend, Not Break: From Mao’s China to the White House by Ping Fu

Ping Fu was born on the eve of China’s Cultural Revolution; aged just eight she was taken from the arms of her loving family. For ten years she lived in bleak dormitories, suffered appalling treatment and More...

By Tuey Mac On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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BAFTA announces £10,000 Hong Kong film scholarship to UK students

BAFTA announces new scholarships for UK nationals and Hong Kong residents The BAFTA Scholarship Programme in Hong Kong is the latest addition to BAFTA’s established scholarship programmes in the UK for those in More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Chef Michel Roux Sr: “Why I’m taking my cooking to Vietnam – Asia is the future”

Chef Michel Roux Sr’s latest venture is a restaurant at the five-star InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Vietnam. The 72 yr old French Michelin-starred chef  hailed Asia as the future of cuisine, More...