Category Archives: food

strawberry picking adventures | jiaxing china photographer

look what we got to do this weekend.  yum. we ventured out with some of hannah’s classmates to the surrounding countryside to go strawberry-picking.  me and hannah were both excited as we have never picked strawberries before and hannah *loves* strawberries.  and it was a chance to get to know her classmates a little more. […]

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egg waffles: hong kong-style

continuing on this food theme for this week, i’ll share a small but happy food experience during our trip to hong kong.  we were just walking along the streets when we stumbled across this hole-in-the-wall food stand, selling egg puffs.  egg puffs (or egg cakes) are basically a hong kong version of waffles that break […]

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mondays at the market | jiaxing china photographer

as we gradually settle into some sort of routine here, mondays have become my day to go to the local market.  when it comes to buying groceries, you can go to the supermarkets or you can go to the traditional markets.  the supermarkets are equivalent to what we’re used to in the US – indoors, […]

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chinese new year, hong kong style

continuing on about my adventure to the HK flower market over the Chinese New Year.  as i said in my last post, it was not your average flower market. we arrived to find out it was actually a New Year FAIR.  the guys seemed much more relieved and excited once they saw that we were […]

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feasting | a jiaxing thanksgiving

it’s been a week now since Thanksgiving, and I just finished the last of the leftover turkey soup today.  one of the highlights of our new apartment here in Jiaxing is that it has a BUILT-IN OVEN.  this is a rare commodity in China, as I have commented on before. with a full-size oven, i […]

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