Save for the photo itself, I have to give credit to an old friend for this one. When she lived in Beijing, China the so-called potato mountain was a frequent visitor to her monogrammed chopsticks. Ah no, they weren’t monogrammed, but wouldn’t that be something else.
We stayed in Beijing for a short time a few years ago, and as food was a motivating factor to…be motivated, we went to eat this starchy snack. That’s where my first gaffe hails from- I have no idea what the Chinese name is. If it’s actually 薯山 (shǔshān), I’ll have to give myself a kick in the bum for never asking to eat it anywhere else. Seeing as I don’t plan on fasting for the rest of my life, there will be ample opportunities to mispronounce it.
Strike two: what are the ingredients? Besides having heaps of tubers, there…
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