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In case it hasn’t been obvious from my tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts, I’ll announce it formally now… I left Beijing a month and a half ago and have returned to the ocean-air and green living of San Francisco. China was inspiring and continues to be [...]Continue Reading →
On a hot summer’s day, all anyone can think about is cooling off, and what better way to do so than to make your own serving of cold brewed tea! We’re excited to share a new and simple way to create this refreshing summer beverage that will surely inspire a new appreciation for your favorite [...]Continue Reading →
As I posted on G+ that I’ve sat down to write with Lapsang Souchong and moon cakes by my side… this was just brought to my attention by one of our guest bloggers, Cristina. Thanks Cristina! Looking forward to the festivities and a season enjoying moon cakes!
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Pangbianr.com features a map of Beijing’s organic farms. Let’s watch the blue location markers multiply.
Right now the information is basic but watch as it grows over time. The map incorporates data gathered by Emi Uemura and represents a different, more direct way to disseminate information [...]Continue Reading →
In recent weeks, China’s news media have reported sales of pork adulterated with the drug clenbuterol, which can cause heart palpitations; pork sold as beef after it was soaked in borax, a detergent additive; rice contaminated with cadmium, a heavy metal discharged by smelters; arsenic-laced soy sauce; popcorn and mushrooms treated with [...]Continue Reading →
北京，中国-上周六早上，我听到了来自海淀的某个地方的农场的呼唤：小鸟在唱歌，溪水滋润着土壤，有的人正在销售他们自己种的或者做的的商品，猪(这是我见过的最干净的猪）欢快的咕噜着叫。在Education USA China工作的Lauryne Massinga邀请女儿Claire、我、 Yan Nan（Education USA China的项目经理）、朋友Candice 一起驱车到小毛驴农场，去感受那里的春光。Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — This past Saturday morning, I heard the call of the farm. Somewhere in Haidian district, birds were chirping, water was softening earth, artisans were selling their goods, and the cleanest of pigs were grunting with glee. Lauryne Massinga of Education USA China invited me to join her with Yan [...]Continue Reading →
Chengdu, Sichuan, China — Chef Yu Bo (喻波) runs Yu’s Family Kitchen, a simple, elegant restaurant on Zhǎi alley. He once dedicated his culinary studies of 10 years to studying under famous Sichuan cuisine chefs. Since then, he has won international fame for his innovative culinary prowess.
Yu [...]Continue Reading →
On March 29, 2011 By Juling He (何菊玲)
On television advertisements and news websites in China, McDonalds has recently promised to many consumers addicted to McDonalds food: Just as a mother cares for the growth of her baby, McDonalds cares for every chicken; making sure they grow up naturally and happily.
McDonalds also states it knows very [...]Continue Reading →
In Dongyang, Zhejiang province, every year during the month of March, local people boil organic chicken eggs with ‘little-boy urine’ (童子尿, Tóngzǐ niào) of boys. These special eggs are called Tóngzǐdàn (little-boy egg) and have been deemed a cultural heritage by the City of Dongyang. In local primary [...]Continue Reading →
I woke up this morning to a Google Alert ”Tea Show: Shanti Teas” and was pleasantly surprised to learn about this new brand of bio-dynamic and organic tea. Their line includes ayurvedic blends, ice teas, and designer blends. Now I’d like to know where to find it here in Beijing.
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Beijing, China — Things are brewing in Beijing for ShowShanti and Paper, or we can say Shanti and Shauna (Cho). Sparks are flying as we mount one idea over another. Together we have common interest in organic ingredients, Chinese cuisine, healthy recipes, and the desire [...]Continue Reading →