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While meeting families in China who teach me their favorite family recipes, I have had some families ask me about food from the United States and other countries. I’ve had families teach me more than three recipes because they wish for other countries to know ‘real Chinese food’. One girl in Chengdu wants to know [...]

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Beijing, China — Just thought I’d share my full moon from my window. It was larger as it was rising.

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Taipei, Taiwan — I’ve left the cold of Beijing. I didn’t stick around to prove the snowy weather forecast right or wrong. I’m in one of my favorite Asian cities to visit my husband’s family— Taipei. I walked out of the plane and smelled humidity. While waiting for the express bus I [...]

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Matryoshkas made to measure — My friend Soy (foodlette.tumblr.com), is visiting me in Beijing and along with her came some wonderful gifts; one of which I had to share on ShowShanti. You’ve seen the Babushkas or Matryoshkas in full color, depicting Russian folk or political leaders. The [...]

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A friend sent me this as it reminded him of my passion for pork.

More here: http://theoatmeal.com/comics

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Beijing, China — I’ve just returned home after a long day at my idea of a dream job.

I started my morning with 160 crunches and some leg/arm exercises. I jumped into the shower, threw on my clothes and made my way to Sanyuanli market for ingredients Shauna and I [...]

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Beijing, China — Things are brewing in Beijing for ShowShanti and Paper, or we can say Shanti and Shauna (Cho). Sparks are flying as we mount one idea over another. Together we have common interest in organic ingredients, Chinese cuisine, healthy recipes, and the desire [...]

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MeiLi Autumn (MeiLiAutumn.com)是北京的时尚专栏作家和化装师。她把我穿上ShowShanti围裙的形象作为City Weekend (Beijing)杂志的(两周一期)一期的特别专题。

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