Chinese food isn't exactly a recent addition to the Australian culinary scene. After all, Australia's first Chinese restaurant opened in Melbourne all the way back in 1854. One of the most prominent and popular items on the menu at your local Chinese eatery is of the sweet and sour variety. But why is this flavour combination so popular in Chinese cooking?
The science behind this tasty combo is quite involved.
No matter how much you love eating home-cooked meals, you are bound to take meals in restaurants or sports bars from time to time. Perhaps you have decided to take your family out for dinner, you are out of town, or you simply want to dine out on your own. Finding an ideal restaurant can completely transform your experience and make it worthwhile.
But how do you know that you are dining in a great restaurant?