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weaving with ivory

Amongst the wonderful collection on display at the Fan Museum in Greenwich is this one that possesses a deceiving lace-like look. Held together by a rivet at its base and a cream coloured ribbon near the top, this fan is consisted of 28 carved ivory sticks with garlands and flowers resting pleasantly upon a ground of fine delicate screens, which gives this solid white material a fluid fabric feel. 283 more words

Oriental

the encaged iridescent blue

(photo credit: British Museum, London; inv.no. 1936,0413.78)

My fascination with Chinese snuff bottle is indebted to the craftsmen whose boundless imagination transformed merely tobacco containers into curious and invaluable collectibles. 252 more words

Curios

Chinatown Part 3 - Sightseeing

Hi Guys!

Welcome to the third part of my Chinatown adventures! This one will be a short one but to me its probably the most important. 247 more words

MASSAMAN CURRY CHICKEN WITH BUTTERNUT, RED PEPPER AND PAK CHOI

Served with Basmati rice and fresh coriander

This is a hearty meal but with an exotic flavor. The vegetables give it substance but also add a unique flavor and interesting textures.

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Chicken

Easy Oriental Part Twelve - Baked Centrepiece Tuna for Six.

This post really is a triumph of form over function. I was in the fish shop last week and they had some whole (small) tuna on sale. 489 more words

Food

Low Carb no need to be tasteless!

Som Tum or papaya spicy salad is an all time favorited by Thai people, the originally North-Eastern dish with a variety availability from street food in Bangkok cost <£1 to a premium restaurant menu of £20.