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overdue for a post

Sorry for the lapse in posts, but my job/life on Kauai has really gotten busy. Work as an extension agent is exciting and now I’m adding a research component that makes me running around and putting in 50+ hours every week. 257 more words

Cold Sweet Pear with Longan

The weather is getting warmer lately and it is good to have some cold and refreshing drink. I try my luck to boil the sweet pear with longan and wolf berries. 88 more words


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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Red Dates Longan Peanut Porridge

My Grandma used to make this special sweet rice dessert.  We call it Ow Ow Mui.  I know, sounds strange. Never knew why it has such a funny name.   288 more words


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