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Beijing, China — Until I was about 25, I believed I found better friendships in guys over girls. Later, marvelous realizations appeared as I crept into my late twenties; I found friendships with ladies who love wine, travel, books, art, and conversations without boundaries. When I left San Francisco, I feared I [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — Imagine you are walking home from work, school, or catching up with friendly muses when as you enter your neighborhood, you sense familiar things.
Knives chopping against wood
Woman harping at children from the stove
Water gushing from a faucet
Ceramic plates and silver clinking
On May 24, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Aprons I’ve designed as appreciation gifts for family participants in the ShowShanti project will soon be available for purchase.
Check back periodically, to see who else is a fan of home-cooking and the ShowShanti project.Continue Reading →
Beijing, CHINA — April has been one busy month! A lot happens with the ShowShanti project that doesn’t get posted. One I’m happy to unveil and offer to fans, is the new ShowShanti apron I’ve designed as a gift of appreciation to participating families. I’ve always had a dream to design pretty wear-ables, and here it is – a fabulous apron! Also new to the team is the new intern, Tim Spross (aka TJ)!Continue Reading →
On March 17, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Two days until I leave the house for a month, so I’m not buying any groceries. I’m using what’s left.
I often buy a pumpkin, peel it, and cube it for the freezer. I always keep pasta and là ròu (腊肉, [...]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 →
On March 12, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
I’ve enjoyed hobnobbing digitally with food enthusiasts online via blogs and Twitter. Recently, I’ve published Chinese versions of my blogs onto Sina, with hopes to connect with more food fans and project participants. The experience has [...]Continue Reading →