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Thursday, June 15, 2017

​The bitter melon, pronounced 'fu gwaa' or 'leong gwaa', is (as you have probably guessed) bitter but it is more common on home dining tables than you many think. For those who are older or have finally acquired a taste for this extremely nutritious melon, you will fin...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

  

​Hairy melon or hairy gourd (pronounced 'jeet gwa or mo gwa' in Cantonese...let that name sink in a little. It is the brother to the Chinese winter-melon and is eaten in its immature stage. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), this melon has a coolin...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Welcome to part 2/12 of my series, 'Chinese and their Greens'. If any of you have been to a local wet market, you have surely seen these long, pointy, angled vegetables that seem to be present at every vegetable vendor yet you have no idea what you could possibly do wi...

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