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Chinese New Year and a recipe for Zhaoqing diced pork and green mango

January 31, 2011
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With another Chinese New Year peering around the corner, it seems ripe for reflection again. With the recent publication of Amy Chua’s controversial book: “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and the arguably even more inflammatory publicity in the Wall Street Journal, Chinese parenting has taken a hard knock in the media in recent times. […]

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The Asian Food Odyssey – Part 2: China

December 20, 2008

After Taiwan we travelled to China – specifically to Shaoqing via Shenzhen. The primary purpose of the visit was to see the village that my father came from and pay our respects at my grandmother’s grave – but there’s always time to sample some of the regional specialties! Given the size of the party we […]

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