Tag Archives: China

Book Review: China Bride

China Bride Luk, Henry Forge, New York, 1998 A completely random book selected by chance from the clearance table at Hastings on a rainy morning with nothing better to do.  Perhaps not totally by chance, as the cover had an … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A variety of skewered meat and veg, just waiting to be grilled in a Chengdu subway station.

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Random Food of the Day

Fried chicken breast pieces with Sichuan spices

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Random Food of the Day

A selection of street foods from Xi’an’s Muslim Quarter.  Grilled octopus and squid, deep fried crab, kebabs, and trotters… all conveniently available on sticks!

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Random Food of the Day

Small and large meat and veg filled bread patties, both baked by being stuck against the inside of the conical iron pipe inside the wooden structure.  These were my favorite street food in Xi’an.

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Random Food of the Day

A set meal at the late night airport diner, Xi’an.  It’s chicken soup in the teapot, not tea! The soup was actually pretty good, the rest underwhelmed me but seemed to be the best available prior to an 11:30 PM … Continue reading

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Rice flour cake

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Beef noodle soup with added greens

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