Tag Archives: Asia

Book Review: Tun-Huang

Tun-Huang Inoue, Yasushi New York Review Book, 2010 edition After less than a week in Seattle I was unable to resist a stop in at Elliott Bay to browse,  and this book jumped into my hands… probably because I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyond the Age of Innocence

Beyond the Age of Innocence Mahbubani, Kishore Public Affairs, New York, 2005 This book, written by the former Singapore ambassador to the UN, is one of the best books I have read in terms of identifying the role of the … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Hawthorn Tablets – aka Haw Flakes – are an interesting Asian confection made of mashed hawthorn berries mixed with sugar and pressed into flat discs approx 1/16 in thick and 1 inch in diameter. They have a sweet-tart taste and … Continue reading

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