My Attempts at Chinese Tripe

Preparation info

  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

When I lived in London, I used to go, on my own, to Soho to the Chinese quarter to eat the sorts of things that other people didn’t eat, like tripe, duck’s webs, pig’s maw, and other such dishes. There was a restaurant on Shaftesbury Avenue where they cooked the most delicious tripe dish, and I used to go there specifically to eat it. Then one day I came back from a trip abroad to discover, to my horror, that the restaurant had been bombed by the Triads and completely burnt out. I have neve