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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...

Monday, May 22, 2017

Having just returned from a 9-day trip to Melbourne to visit my first-born, I have learned many things. One is that kids don't miss you when you are around so send them away for school if possible. Second is that when one is in Hong Kong, eat more Chinese greens as the...

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Rice paper is something that has always fascinated me but I have kept my distance because it seems so delicate that I find it daunting to experiment with. But one evening, with rice paper on hand and not much else to do, I decided to give it a go. Without the typical i...

Sunday, December 11, 2016

It's Christmas month and I am glad because it marks a whole month of sharing! I'm baking lots of goodies for friends, students and family and rolling a grand total of 158 chocolate peanut butter balls as edible gifts to whomever has a humongous sweet tooth.

All that bei...

Thursday, November 3, 2016

So I grew up in Vancouver and I didn't make it back to Hong Kong permanently until January 1993. On top of that, my grandparents lived in Kennedy Town and whenever I did visit before that year, that was where I stayed. Who am I to get all nostalgic? Truth be told that...

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