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Cua Pao (Gua Bao) - Lovingly learned from my Mom-In-Law

I first tasted Cua Pao when my mother-in-law visited us in California and she made her own version.  From then on, because of the savory, sour, sweet and nutty taste of Cua Pao, it’s become one of the family favorites.  203 more words



Opportunity came via premeditated  trip to a nearby government office. Since the well known bakery is just a few meters away, I decided to drop by and have my mid-morning snack there which ended up into a munch fest two hours shy from what could have been lunch. 170 more words

Food & Restaurants

*Based on observations from Shanghai, Xian and Beijing*

Eating and trying local delicacies is one of my favourite aspects of travelling. I always enjoyed Chinese, but never realised until I went to China that the food I had in Europe was a far cry from the… 480 more words

Authentic Chinese Food

Tried It Tuesday!

I’ve tried a lot of new things recently and want to share my thoughts. Of course they all revolve around food, except for one… go figure. 627 more words


Hom bao (Chinese steam buns)

This month, at Spatula force, the monthly challenge was given by a dear friend Shaheen Ali, a blogger at spoon fork and food. She selected ‘Chinese cuisine’! 861 more words

Cakes And Bakes

Bao Bao Bao

So, I bought one of those Chinese steamers a few days ago, and I thought to myself “I should make some baos”.  So I proceeded to make myself a FIlipino style gua bao. 221 more words


Asian food buffet

Strange lighting because I sat near a huge window. Anyway, the fried noodles are great, and those white steamed buns are always fun.