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Wanting to return a favor for providing cardboard moving boxes, Greg and Candice asked what they could do in return. Peikwen suggested a home-cooked double date. These days, I find home-cooked meals a truly, dear currency and something we can all consider doing more. I am looking forward to a [...]Continue Reading →
At some point during the last five years, I got it into my head that chili peppers originated from South America and wound up in China by way of the Silk Road. I’ve even kept a long-standing debate with my husband over this matter; he was skeptical of my theory. Last night, [...]Continue Reading →
I just read this article and had to reflect: Is “Foodie” a Put-Down?
I love food. I may be coerced into trying some challenging bites while keeping an open mind and what I find delicious may be repulsive to most. I’d like to think I have a natural relationship with food in [...]Continue Reading →
Tainan, Taiwan — Tainan has great eats! Peikwen’s friend from university has a father who lives in Tainan and much to our luck… he’s a foodie. Uncle Yang is from Tainan. He knows the good from the mediocre and how many generations a shop has been around with their zǔchuán [...]Continue Reading →
There’s no appetite to find where none has been lost.
After snacking on dānzǎi noodles (擔仔麵) at Du Hsiao Yueh restaurant, and other dishes rendering me full, a short walk to the Tainan Confucius Temple only a block or two away isn’t enough to work off lunch. The walk through the temple grounds didn’t help [...]Continue Reading →
Today, my grandmother, my last grandparent, passed away.
I have my gratitude and memories to carry with me. As I spend time with family, the more I covet the stories told and wish to know the stories no one remembers. While we step forward into our next days… into 2012… let’s think about the stories [...]Continue Reading →
Taipei is a bit rainy, so a small trip out to Tainan where the weather is sunny, though cool, was in order. Tainan is a city known as “the City of Snacks” (小吃城). In addition to the wide variety of food available at night markets, the city also has an abundance [...]Continue Reading →
Hong Kong – Hong Kong airport is not a bad place to be stranded. Fortunately, I’m not stranded and just here for a seven-hour lay over. In the meantime, I’ll nosh on my favorite Cantonese foods, window shop, eat a little more, and muse over free Internet (sans the ‘Great Firewall’).
By ‘Sky’, guestblogger | Edited by Juling He
I was born September 9th, 1999 in Shandong Province. I believe life is full of joy and happiness. I love baking and cooking, which is very possibly attributed to my mother’s antenatal education. When she carried me, she watched mostly TV food programs, thus influencing me. I have a [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — I just posted a blog about Lapsang Souchong and mandarin peel infused Laphroaig scotch whisky entwined with memories each element brings to mind. While beautiful little things inspired my day and danced like sugar plums in my head, news [...]Continue Reading →