Beijing, China — I just finished a beautiful ride with friends Joanna and Ryan on our motor-scooters, through several Beijing hútòngs. ‘Hell’s Scooters’ we were, as Ryan called us!


We started through Dongcheng district and serendipitously followed one wide [...]

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Beijing, China — My favorite Shaanxi restaurant serving fat, chewy noodles has just opened another location in Shin Kong Place (新光天地店开业大吉)! Yellow River Noodles (黄河水) is a family brand of over 20 years with a venue next to the National Art Museum (美术馆店) and a second [...]

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Cook in a ShowShanti apron. I cook in mine, but I like to wear it while writing as well.

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Be a guest writer. I’m giving away an apron for selected guest blogs published* on ShowShanti. Feel like splashing your kitchen with some color? Feel like writing? Feel like sharing your heart and stories?

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你想系上ShowShanti围裙做饭吗? 我不仅做饭时戴这个围裙,写东西时也会。


来当ShowShanti的特约撰稿人吧。写得好的博客将发表在 上,并将获得一件围裙。想让你的厨房多一些绚丽的色彩吗?喜欢写作吗?想分享你的爱和故事吗? 那就赶快动笔吧!



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Ever since I watched Food, Inc., every time I see well-organized and clean chicken wings, feet, or legs in a market stall, I can not help but think of little chicks, raised in dark chicken barns, growing into big chickens with plump butts after fed hormones for a little less than two months. I [...]

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I’ve been on the go and energy is somewhat fleeting. Juling decided to buy me an organic chicken (49RMB) near her home, suggesting it would spruce me back into good health. Here’s my simple organic chicken soup recipe — all broth, a few fragrant spices, a handful of shiitakes, with a smattering [...]

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This recipe was taught to me by Zhu Dandan in Beijing who learned it from her Shanghainese grandmother. Her grandmother only stir-fried the dumplings. Zhu Dandan stir-fries the dumplings with diced vegetables to make it more nutritious for her family. I mince a 1-inch piece of ginger and mix it into the pork [...]

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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 for [...]

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