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Beijing, China – Wide, chewy, and over two feet long; there’s never been a more satiating noodle. I grew up in California thinking my favorite noodles were Chow Fun, but alas, there are wider and funner noodles to be had. Fun.
Biáng biáng noodles (梆梆麵) are a type of noodle found in Continue Reading →
On July 5, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Beijing, China — After a delicious celebration at Café Sambal, I was invited by the owner’s daughter, Shauna Cho, to taste dishes from the new organic/vegetarian menu. After eating such a healthy set of dishes, I felt like I did myself a favor. Actually, Shauna did me the [...]Continue Reading →
When I first moved to China, I shared the same assumption many express, “It’s hard to be vegetarian in China.” I’m not a vegetarian, but I enjoy many meat-free meals. I like cold noodles as a main on a summer day, but this colorful dish is a healthy way to start any meal year round. Hán Āyí taught me this simple recipe from her home in Tōngzhōu.Continue Reading →
On April 14, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
On March 24, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
On January 18, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
Gāomíng, CHINA — Leaving Beijing at sub-zero temperatures, I thought surely I could pack for warmer weather in Guǎngdōng; I was wrong. I greet our new friend Xiǎoēn, hoping that despite government provided heating reserved for homes north of the Yangtze, her home might thaw out my toes. On [...]Continue Reading →
Hong Kong — Holiday season means blazing through a few cities in Asia for quick visits with my husband’s family. A quick hello to see our cousin’s new baby boy also meant a couple of fixes for me off the streets in Wan Chai district.