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Day 2: Beijing And The Forbidden City

We started the day by wandering over to Tian’anmen Square (third time we’ve been here now), popping our bags on conveyer belts where they went through scanners and walking through what looked like an airport scanner…not sure either of them were on seeing as the hand held scanner one woman was using wasn’t even switched on! 459 more words


Steamed pumpkin buns with lotus paste filling (南瓜莲蓉包子)

Recently, I have ventured into making steamed mantou and buns. After seeing the beautiful pumpkin rose buns on Nasi Lemak lover’s blog, I couldn’t wait to try making pumpkin buns, especially as my bread friend had also shared that using pumpkin in mantou makes a beautiful dough. 529 more words


Yusho Ramen

I have been wanting to try this place the past couple of times I have been to Vegas, but it was not panning out for those trips. 71 more words


My dim sum heaven

“Mmm, chicken bum,” said one of us, peering at a menu I’d downloaded from the Dim Sum website. We laughed. Obviously a misprint. But when we got to the London Road restaurant we gleefully double checked the table menus to find someone had to laboriously correct in Biro the same mistake on every one. 820 more words

Restaurant Reviews


From London’s vibrant pop-up restaurant scene comes a menu as rich and as varied as its heritage, where steamed buns are just the beginning. By… 503 more words

Published Work

Tattu Manchester

Since this place opened I have been wanting to check it out but have never got round to it.. and I knew I would need quite a bit of cash for it! 910 more words

Eating Out

Curried Shitake Steamed Bao


One of my first ever posts was a recipe for Char Sui Chicken Steamed Buns. I have recently rediscovered my love for real authentic Chinese cuisine, especially dim sum. 882 more words