What’s Your Idea of a Chinese Banquet

Recently, we’ve been reviewing our time in China and some of the many, many dishes we enjoyed. By doing this we’ve managed to nail down a set of dishes we believe encompasses our experiences and would make the Number One’s list.

This of course begs the question, what dishes would make it onto your, all time favourites, Chinese Banquet Menu?

This is our choice of an all time favourite Chinese Banquet


Kouweisha, 口味虾 & Liang Bang uanggua, 凉拌黄瓜 or Chuan La Huanggua, 麻辣黄瓜

Changsha-style Spicy Freshwater Crayfish, and

Cucumber Salad or Spicy Sichuan Cucumber


1. Ma Po Dou Fu, 麻婆豆腐

Mapo Tofu

2. Muer Chao Jidan, 木耳炒鸡蛋

Stir fried Woodear Fungus and Egg

3. La Baicai

Spicy Cabbage

4. Qing Cong Rong Xilanhua, 青葱西兰花

Shallots,青葱 (instead of garlic, 蒜茸) sauteed with Broccoli

5. Qing Jiao Niurou Si, 青椒牛肉丝

Stir Fried Beef and Green Pepper

6. Qing Zheng Gui Yu, 清蒸桂鱼

Steamed Mandarin Fish


Xi hong shi Ji dan Tang, 西红柿鸡蛋汤

Tomato and Egg Soup

Palate Cleanser

Hami Gua, 哈密瓜 or Seasonal Fruits

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Summertime Menu Price List

Pies, Pasties & Sausage Rolls   VND  USD* (Approx.)
Chunky Beef Pie ₫75,000.00       $3.25
Spinach & Feta Pie ₫70,000.00       $3.00
Chicken & Mushroom Pie ₫70,000.00       $3.00
Traditional Pastie ₫65,000.00       $2.75
Sausage Roll ₫50,000.00       $2.25

Custom & Gourmet Pies made to order for special occasions.

Contact ThePieMan for More Information


*** Minimum Order Quantity is 6 pies per order.

Orders can be placed directly to Villa Tempest by emailing, The Pieman.

Lead time on orders is approximately 10 days, [barring illness or some other mishap.]

All orders and costs will be confirmed via email.

Payment Terms: Cash Only, to be paid in full at time of delivery.

Packaging & Delivery

All pies, pasties and sausage rolls are individually packed in heat resistant pie bags and are deep frozen prior to delivery or pickup. Delivery fees MAY apply, depending on location.

Size and Weight

Each pie is approximately 12.5 cm in diameter, 3 cm deep and weighs nominally 170g to 190g depending on the nature of the fillings.

Each pastie is approximately 18 cm long and weighs nominally 170g.

Each sausage roll is approximately 12 cm long and weighs nominally 80g.