Hong Kong Foods.

I’m from Hong Kong originally, and there we have wonderful array of international foods and lots of food obsessed people. We were born foodies before the word existed. Our top pass time is eating out and trying new restaurants. I hope to spend sometime blogging about our foods, my memories and of course our recipes.

Gold Shrimp Dumpling on the 101th Floor.

This is a shrimp dumpling or a prawn dumpling in the more British parts of the world. Inside the very thin piece of tapioca and what starch wrapping is one or two full shrimp. It’s part of dim sum array of dishes, a kind of Cantonese Cuisine, which we will talk more about. The sauce […]

The Lack of Solar Eclipse Food Traditions.

  In Southern California we had a partial solar eclipse today. I was hoping to find some eclipse related food traditions online, but didn’t come up with anything except in parts of Southern India people don’t eat during one. The only other food traditions I found are space or crescent related ideas for Eclipse parties in […]

Off Bloom Mandarins (California 2015)

California is in a drought (2015) and the weather being erratic has caused a number of problems with the produce. Some vegetables were in short supply or destroyed. The lemon yield didn’t come, I had to buy them imported from the supermarket (with wax all over them, sigh). But “off bloom” mandarin were an unexpected surprise this […]