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Xiao Zhou, originally from Hunan, is a book artist (书籍艺术) and avid food blogger in Beijing. She creates, cooks, writes, and photographs. I asked Xiao Zhou to share with ShowShanti her favorite dish from home.
In Hunan province, Smoked Fish is a famous dish; [...]Continue Reading →
On March 15, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
I’m having a sore-throat-congested-nose kind of day. I decided I’d doctor up a chicken soup to help cut this cold in half.
Ingredients 100 grams pumpkin, peeled and cubed (Vitamins A & C) 8 red grape tomatoes, halved [...]Continue Reading →
Alex Grieves of WildChina met with me last week, to learn more about the ShowShanti project; how it started and where it is going. WildChina facilitates unique ways to travel and see China. Given WildChina’s mission, it was an honor for me to [...]Continue Reading →
Fóshān (佛山), Guangdong, CHINA — Every great meal begins with the fun adventure of grocery shopping. This may be tedious for some, but for me it’s another chance to connect with the locals and get seduced into buying other things not on the evening’s menu. Flash [...]Continue Reading →
When is the largest yearly human migration in the world? Chūnjié (春节, Chinese New Year).
For the year of the Tiger, Adeline traveled by train 13 hours (hard sleeper), then three hours by bus to arrive home where her mother and father waited anxiously [...]Continue Reading →
On February 24, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Who would have thought anything other than rice could be made in my rice cooker?Continue Reading →
On February 24, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
On February 14, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
On January 22, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
On January 18, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
Gāomíng, CHINA — Leaving Beijing at sub-zero temperatures, I thought surely I could pack for warmer weather in Guǎngdōng; I was wrong. I greet our new friend Xiǎoēn, hoping that despite government provided heating reserved for homes north of the Yangtze, her home might thaw out my toes. On [...]Continue Reading →