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The Essence of Chinese Herbs

The major difference between Chinese and English herbs is that, unlike their western counterparts, the former are not merely crude drugs but are often dried botanically. In some cases, they have been processed through several steps such as selection, cutting, peeling, scrubbing, leeching, roasting, and so on. Performed painstakingly by hand in a carefully prescribed… Read More »

Bread talk

There’s no Gardenia bread in Hong Kong and it’s a shame because the most common option here is Garden bread, which looks like the cheap variety in neighbourhood bakery in Singapore and tastes like it has taken three days to reach the supermarket. Related stuff: Know which side your bread is buttered