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I visited Zhou Yi in Shimen, Hunan and followed her and her husband to the markets where they bought the afternoon’s meal. The rest of the story is coming soon.

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Lively, bold, and unconventional Spirited stories from the women of Hua Dan.

Guest speakers Caroline Watson (CEO, Founder) and Dong Fen 董芬 (Operations Manager)
tell the stories behind the organisation using theatre to inspire
the full potential of migrant women and children.

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Beijing, China — I hadn’t seen my friend Cristina in a while. 2011 was a magically prolific one for her as she zipped about Asia, touching down in Beijing for 24 hours at a time. Somehow, Cristina found time during her jetset lifestyle to start her beautiful food blog

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I’ll be cooking a small dinner for eight this Saturday. With it being just before the eve of Chinese New Year (春节, Chūnjié), I’ve decided to tailor my own Chinese New Year dinner menu based on a few rules of the occasion. This menu is poultry-free as one of my dinner guests is allergic to poultry. [...]

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There has never been a more simple hóngshāo ròu (红烧肉, red-braised pork belly) known to me until the day I visited Chen Chen’s family in Shanghai. Deliciousness is the result after braising pork belly in soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and star anise. This recipe is for a hóngshāo ròu of a sweeter flavor. For my friend’s [...]

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Cris Alvarez, a California-born native of Mexican heritage, recently visited Jordan and I in Beijing. Cris and Jordan attended culinary school together in San Francisco. In his repertoire are a handful of Mexican home style recipes. He shared a few with me while he was in Beijing (See 

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Beijing, China — This past week, my nephew Jordan Wittrock had his friend Cristobal Alvarez visited Beijing. Cris and Jordan attended culinary school together in San Francisco. While Cris was here to explore Beijing culture, history, scale the Great Wall, meander through

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成都,四川,中国- ShowShanti的存在和成功要归功于通过社交媒体联系上的志愿者家庭。其中有一个家庭是蒋毅和蒋利兄妹俩。我们通过网络表达了去四川地区学习家常菜的愿望。热心又有才华的蒋毅很快和我们取得了联系。他酷爱做饭,有一个饭店叫豪虾传;他对中国的地沟油问题写了不少文章;他还把我介绍给另外两个很棒的家庭:肖阿姨家和王阿姨家。

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