Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Eggs at the Supermarket

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

non refrigerated rotten Chinese eggs

Eggs come in many flavors and colors in China, including rotten, and always non refrigerated. Yum!

Corn on the Cob Ice Cream

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

corn on the cob ice cream

Think black corn was cool? Try corn on the cob ice cream… all the rage in China during those warm summer months…

Duck’s Blood

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

ducks blood

Hot Pot isn’t authentic until fresh duck’s blood is pored into the broth… right?  Gotta love Hai Di Lao.

Pizza in China

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

“Rome’s Pizzeria Italiana” – serving nothing but… Chinese food that looks nothing like pizza besides the fact the dishes look circular. Pizza in China; not the same as pizza everywhere else.

Flummery at the Supermarket

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011


The local supermarket  - where items like flummery, puffed food, mi congealed, and aquatic products all get their own sections.

Magical Turtle, Chicken, and Ginseng Soup

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Magical Soup

This is one magical soup – helps insomnia, irritability, soft knee lumbar acid (?), relieves coughing and shortness of breath, and of course, acts as an aphrodisiac. Who comes up with these health benefits anyway?

Shot in the Butt Cake

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Happy shot in the butt!  I don’t know why anyone would give this cake to someone else.  ”Congrats, you’ve been vaccinated!”

Black Corn

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Black corn, yummm!

Clean Veggies at the Supermarket

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

You can safely assume your produce has been thoroughly washed when the guy inside the supermarket selling them is smoking a cigarette; his job must have been completed.