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cooking in China

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Top 5 Things to Do around Dali and Lijiang

Yunnan Province—which literally means “South of the Clouds” due to its location just south of the Tibetan Plateau—is home to verdant low-lying valleys, spectacular white-capped mountains, rustic towns and villages, and a lively mix of...
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Hakka home cooking adventures in Guangdong, China

This is the third post by guest blogger Shanti Christensen. Méixiàn 梅县, Guangdong, China — I am fascinated by the diaspora of any people. Given the ease of mobility, we find ourselves in every country...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Foshan, Part 2: Wine, culture, and unique easy recipes in Guangdong

This is the second post by guest blogger Shanti Christensen. Fóshān, Guǎngdōng (Foshan, Guangdong), CHINA — After a thrilling market experience, Qiūfán brings me to her apartment. Her apartment is a stark contrast to most...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

The thrill of a Guangdong farmer’s market!

This is the first post by guest blogger Shanti Christensen. Fóshān (佛山), CHINA — Every great meal begins with the fun adventure of grocery shopping. This may be tedious for some, but for me it’s...
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Interview with Shanti Christensen, of ShowShanti.com, on eating and cooking her way through China

Shanti Christensen, storyteller and food explorer, travels China meeting families who teach her their favorite home-style recipes. She writes and photographs for ShowShanti.com while collecting recipes for her future cookbook. Her Filipino mother and Danish-American...
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