Hong Kong — I came to Hong Kong for a visa renewal and now the trip has been extended as I work on a new project. Our client, Alex, is a gourmand. He loves to eat and he knows his food and wine. Alex invited us to dinner at

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My favorite Chinese cuisine is Sichuan, but when it comes to comfort food and nostalgia, I love Cantonese Hong Kong style. First meal off the airport express train brings me to the IFC mall, level P3 at Tasty Congee and Wantun Noodle Shop [...]

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Ice Wine with Warmth

On 27 August, 2011 By

I’ve never had the urge to visit Canada, nor did I really know what Canada has to offer apart from the scrumptious maple syrup in which I drown my pancakes. It wasn’t until I decided to invite myself over to my girlfriend’s hometown on the way back [...]

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Chengdu, Sichuan, China — ShowShanti owes a lot of its success and existence to the families found using social media. One such family of brother Jiǎng Yì (蒋毅) and sister Jiǎng Lì (蒋利) was found online. We broadcasted our [...]

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 About the author: Hóng Yí Shí Fang (红姨食坊) is from the city Baoding (Hebei province). She loves food and life. She is well versed in Chinese traditional medicine and focuses especially on the relationship between food and health. Read her blog at blog.sina.com.cn/shuhong20090508 or follow her at [...]

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西红柿含有丰富的维生素 C,有助于防晒。因为维生素 C能中断黑色素生成,可阻止已生成的多巴胺进一步氧化而被还原为多巴,降低被晒黑的可能。西红柿中的抗氧化剂“番茄红素”,能有效保护细胞免受自由基损害,维护皮肤健康,特别是熟西红柿,番茄红素含量显著增高,翻晒效果更好。白菜具有通利肠胃、促进排毒的作用,使体内保持一个良性的循环,皮肤会变的滋润有光泽。西红柿加白菜是夏季美白护肤宝典,外加营养丰富,轻身健体的虾仁,使你在炎炎夏日,身体和肌肤获得双重健康。茄汁菜包,让夏日的小资饮食来滋润美白你的皮肤,养生也可以有很小资的吃法。

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My friend, Kristina Leipold, caught the mood to cook. On this particular day, she sent me her musings via email and without a note about the other matters happening in life, I felt like I could read her. Through this recipe we connect and realize there are somethings that make everything turn out okay.

Little [...]

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Yesterday marked the 29th birthday of a dear friend. She is surrounded by friends and family whom we might label foodies. Her brother coordinated a birthday dinner at a place I’ve been meaning to try, Private Kitchen, Afro Caribbean cuisine owned by chef Rose Zamoa. I’ve heard of [...]

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