Quarantine Cook-Off Week 4 – Wuhan Hot Dry Noodle & Spinach Salad with Peanuts

Quarantine Cook-Off ,Week 4! 

It’s the fourth week of The Hutong Quarantine Cook-Off and this week we’re making two popular dishes: the famousWuhan Hot Dry Noodle’, (Wǔhàn Rè Gān Miàn 武汉热干面), the most popular local breakfast fare in Wuhan and the seasonal Chinese Spinach Salad with Peanuts’,(Guǒ Rén Bō Cài 果仁菠菜). It’s time to don your master chef’s hat and get the chance to win some awesome prizes.

We are very proud to be partnering with thebeijinger &  beijingKids, the most comprehensive guides to China’s capital, and also grateful to the local businesses shown below, who have sponsored the prizes for the cook-off winners.

So how does it work? 

We are in the last week of a 4-week cook-off challenge. Just cook up the delicious ‘Wuhan Hot Dry Noodles’ & ‘Spinach Salad with Peanuts’ in your kitchen and share photos via WeChat and Instagram to enter the competition. The winners will be chosen weekly by The Hutong Kitchen’s master chefs. Dishes will be judged based on creativity, plating, photography and Instagram/WeChat likes. 


Need a hand to get the ingredients?

Reach out to us on WeChat or via mobile at 15901046127 a day in advance to order a package containing all the ingredients you need to cook the recipes. The Chili oil, listed below, is 30RMB. We also offer other ingredients and recipe packs available for purchase. Our 52 vegetable cards, to help you with your own shopping, listed below, go for 120RMB. Please contact us for more info.

Our Sichuan Chili Oil has come right from the heart of the fiery Sichuan province. A sprinkle of it will add a kick to your culinary creations.

A set of 52 pocket-sized cards, each depicting a classic Chinese vegetable: leafy green, legumes, aromatics, fresh water veggies, roots, gourds, fungi, edible flowers. The back of the cards spells out how these ingredients are traditionally served in China and include tips for home chefs on how to make the most of each vegetable’s unique flavour, texture, shape and nutritional content. Illustrations by Heaven Lau; design by Summer Lau.


When does this round start and end? 

Monday, April 13th, at 7 pm – Sunday, April 19th, at midnight, Beijing Time.


What are this week’s dishes and how do I get the recipes?  

We’re making Wuhan Hot Dry Noodles and Seasonal Spinach Salad with Peanuts. You can swap the peanuts for cashew nuts or pine nuts according to your taste. Click here for the noodle recipe and click here for the salad recipe.


How do I participate? 

  1. Cook the dish from the recipe.
  2. Take a photo of your culinary masterpiece. 
  3. Submit the photo to us by midnight on Sunday, April  19th Beijing time. 


 How do I submit photos?  

  1. WeChat: Take a screenshot to show us that you posted your dish picture in your moments and send it to The Hutong Venue Wechat: TheHutongBeijing, or scan the QR code below.


2. InstagramPost your photo adding the hashtags: #TheHutong #TheBeijinger #BeijingKids #quarantinecookoff


How do I know I’ve won? 

Winners will be announced on Wechat and Instagram and contacted on Thursday, April 23rd.

Worldwide participation is encouraged, however, prizes are limited to mainland China addresses only.


What are the Prizes? 

First Place

Cheers-1 Bottle of Riesling Wine 

Lost Plate -2 tickets of the Beijing Hutong Breakfast Tour 

the Bulk House-Organic Cotton Reusable Makeup Pads 

Sunny Dental: Phillips Electric Toothbrush 

Second Place

Cheers-1 Bottle of Riesling Wine

Jing-A (Longfusi)- All You Can Eat Pizza  Max 4 People

Parwaaz- Gift Voucher 1- Mango Chutney with Lime & Ginger (120RMB)

Third Place

Liuba Draws -One A4 Print 

Sherpa’s 100RMB Coupon  

Parwaaz -Gift Voucher 2 – Masala Chai (80RMB)

Let the cook-off begin!!  

For more information,  please contact us.

   Email: info@thehutong.com  Mobile & Wechat: 15901046127

We look forward to seeing your delicious entries

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