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Chinese Street Food: Bingtanghulu (冰糖葫芦)

China might not be one of the first twenty countries you think of when you want something sweet, so I’ll give you a couple of delicious options for starters.   And now, it’s time for a third. Have you ever wanted … Continue reading

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Bom Apetite! A Bunch of Brazilian Bites

Judging by the title, you could be forgiven if you thought that this post was about mosquitos preying on tourists.  Maybe. Instead, I’ll focus on some memorable food from my recent time in Brazil.  It was mostly to check out … Continue reading

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The Borojó Fruit of Ecuador

The best thing about visiting food markets is trying things that either aren’t available or aren’t available fresh in your hometown.  Case-in-point: the borojó fruit. Welcome to my kitchen, everyone!  Actually…if this was my kitchen, there would be a lot … Continue reading

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We All Cuss for Olive Juice

What’s that?  You thought that cussing at food was reserved only for asparagus?  (Image link thanks to grammarqueen; cartoon by Gary Larson)    As big of a fan I wasn’t of asparagus juice, olive juice, called 橄榄汁 (ganlanzhi), quickly became … Continue reading

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