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Beijing Baozi – An Epic Journey (part 4)

<– Part 3 #11 – 老杨家炉包: Not sure if it was worth the trouble. It was at this moment that the trip finally started to spiral out of control. The subway journey was ok, but when we arrived it was … Continue reading

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Beijing Baozi – An Epic Journey (part 3)

<– part 2 Our second trip was much more pleasant – for once the traffic was acceptable, and we managed to get to Yonganli for a bit of brunch. #7 – 阿文汤包 A Wen Shanghai Restaurant: No surprises here. When … Continue reading

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Beijing Baozi – An Epic Journey (part 2)

<– part 1 #4 – 古槐宝鼎天津包子店 – GuHuai BaoDing: Feel a bit sick just thinking about this one. The first part of this journey was an overwhelmingly positive experience, but things were about to take a turn for the worse. … Continue reading

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Beijing Baozi – An Epic Journey (part 1)

It started with my wife. She’s from The South, loves every kind of baozi, and takes me to eat them whenever she has the chance. Sometimes, if there’s time, we go out to eat them for breakfast. One morning we … Continue reading

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Categorisation of cooking methods in English and Chinese

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Beijing Places – Agricultural Exhibition Centre

It was one of those odd names you hear on the subway. “Military Museum.” “Beijing Workers’ Gymnasium.” “Agricultural Exhibition Centre.” Hangovers from the seventies and eighties, just hearing these places mentioned reminds you that, for all the skyscrapers and flaunting … Continue reading

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Are these dumplings I’m eating?

It’s lantern festival today, the last day of the Chinese Spring Festival. This means two things – lots more fireworks, and eating tang yuan. But what are tang yuan? These are – Tang yuan are balls of glutinous rice with … Continue reading

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