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wine-soaked longan boule

If you’ve ever seen one of my posts and thought that I was way out of my depth trying to recreate some master’s creation – well, I’ve reached new heights in my overestimation of self in very arrogantly tackling what is THE most popular, sought after, award-winning king of loaves in the country (and most expensive, RIP my savings). 663 more words


Good Eatin': A Stroll Down Brick Lane

List Item: Try half of the combined 1001 food books

It was a sunny Sunday in July. The DLR was out of commission, thank you engineering works. 452 more words

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Travel Theme: Tropical Fruit Tasting in a Mekong Delta Orchard

On our tour of the Mekong Delta we spent some time going through an orchard full of amazing fruits. At the end of our wander they brought out jackfruit, longan, rambutan and papaya for us to taste.

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Travel Theme

Recipes: Longan (桂圆、龙眼)

1) For beautiful skin

20g Fresh Longan 桂圆 guiyuan, 龙眼 longyan 15g Lotus seed (core removed) 莲子 lianzi 30g Rice


Cook the ingredients into porridge. 121 more words


About: Longan fruit (桂圆,龙眼)

Longan is a very sweet and succulent fruit that is juicy and tasty to eat especially in summer. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), it is used for calming the mind, invigorates the Heart and the Spleen meridians. 146 more words


osmanthus jelly 桂花糕 + blog

I’ve just finished my diet and have been craving sweets like no other! Sadly I think it’s pretty obvious that it’s bad to binge eat on the things you couldn’t eat right after your diet because it’s bad for your health and the weight will fluctuate… 1,003 more words

Three Chinese Herbal Teas to Beatify Breast and Enhance Breast

Papaya and rose tea

Materials: rose, papaya slice and rock candy
Method: put rose, papaya slice and rock candy in cup, add boiling water and soak. 207 more words