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Beijing, China — Zhu Dandan is an amazing, happy wife of a great husband and mother of two cute kids. For her, cooking is not a tiring obligation. Rather, it is her passion. One Saturday, Zhu Dandan expresses her passion by cooking an impressive feast

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A special feature by Allie Jaynes Johnson for CRI’s China Champions.

Listen here» CRI China Now features Shanti Christensen of ShowShanti (CRI – May 5, 2011)

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北京,中国—我已经去中国的各个地区访问了三十多个家庭了,但是到目前为止我还没有去过北京市区内的家庭。朱丹丹通过她的新浪博客联系上ShowShanti项目,今天我很激动将见到她和和她的家人

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这道菜是我从北京的朱丹丹那里学的,并且是她教我的所有菜中最美味的菜之一。用花椒给油调味是这道菜的技巧。很明显,花椒给这道菜增加了香味,让人尝一口就放不下筷子。

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Beijing, China — I’ve met over 30 families in China from various regions, but I hadn’t yet stepped within a Beijing home until now. Zhu Dandan connected with the ShowShanti project through her blog on Sina. I was excited to meet her and her family.

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Beijing, China — I learned this dish from Zhu Dandan in Beijing and found it to be one of the most flavorful dishes she taught me. One special technique of seasoning the oil briefly with Sichuan peppercorn (花椒, huājiāo), lends an unmistakeable fragrance to the [...]

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A delicious light-flavored soup that never aims to steal the limelight from other dishes; one bowl of páigǔ dōngguā tāng (排骨冬瓜汤, pork rib and winter melon soup) is never enough. Juling He‘s recipe is easy to make and healthy with her addition of 

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Beijing, China — After a few winter holidays from Christmas, New Year’s and Chūnjié (Spring Festival, 春节), friends return from abroad and the calendars quickly fill. Time to reconnect and catchup over home-cooked meals. It’s part of my new year’s resolution to dine in more as it truly nurtures a sense of quality time, quality [...]

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