Posts Tagged ‘Chinese’

You might have noticed that I, for whatever reason, adore cats, felinae and owls. I regard both as the most beautiful and cutest animals and collect everything that has to do with them. Or at least take pictures of it. My boyfriend went crazy in NY, let pictures speak: Yes, they had a lot of […]


Today we want to learn the words “cherry” and “cherry blossom”, since these are two beautiful things. I hope that I can use these words once I’m in China: 1) to buy fresh cherries and order cherrypies 2) to give my springtime photographs a dramatically authentic name (btw yes I know, the inscriptions on the […]


Several weeks ago, I had this culinary delight as dessert in a thin consistency version (wrote about it here). The starch pearls which I only knew as “sago” so far (tapioca is much more widespread today as it seems) didn’t stop to rankle my sweet tooth and I decided to do my own cooking. So […]


Recently, Chinese Restaurant “Lotus” which had so far à-la-carte menus only reopened with a Kaiten Running Board. This saturday evening, my boyfriend and I tried it and were enthused and absolutely STUFFED after one and a half hour of nom nom. A wide range of dishes passed by, from cucumber sticks, soup, steamed veggie spring […]


2 °C (36 °F) in the morning and I just found the perfect defense against it – Jasmine Tea, 茉莉花茶,pinyin: mòlì huāchá, coming from Jasminum, Persian yasmin, i.e. “gift from God”, a delicious tea for these days. I bought 100g for 4,50 € (45 RMB) from a local tea shop (sort is called “chiung tao”, […]