National Mustard Day is not my go-to thing to celebrate on August first. I usually begin this month pre-celebrating my … More
Pickles are a staple in many people’s homes. They are a popular hangover food in Ukraine, a fun street food … More
Alligator pears are delicious and I could eat them every day if I could. You may wonder why I am … More
These days it’s easy to get caught up in all the flashy products available at the supermarket. Everything has a fancy, complicated version of itself. Pick up a bottle of tomato sauce at a grocery store and count the ingredient. Now grab the tortillas and see if you can pronounce all the chemicals. Finally, look at the fancy $10 organic peanut butter, and you’ll see the point I’m trying to get to: salt and peanuts. That’s it…
The cafe has lots of seating across three floors, although the top one wasn’t being air-conditioned when I was there. However, the view of the Xuan Huong lake and Lam Vien square was worth it. They have a great selection of drinks including coffees, teas and juices. Although the prices are relatively steep for Vietnam, it’s still affordable on a Western budget. We didn’t get a chance to try any of their food although we were definitely tempted by their cakes and pastries.
A typical Chinese restaurant offers a wide variety of food including tofu in all shapes and forms, at least four … More
Have you ever noticed that most countries have their own version of a pancake? China has the za liang jian … More
Candied fruit on a stick seems like a healthier choice than ice cream. Think again! This delicacy has more calories than a McDonald’s cheeseburger!
Hot water is healthy to drink and it’s all the rage in China. Even vending machines have it! Water isn’t only thing that’s hot either…
Chinese food is great! Here are some of the dishes you should try in Huaqiao!